Marie Leonard, Ph.D.

 Current CV[PDF]

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Sociology 2005

Texas A&M University

 

COURSE OFFERINGS:

Introduction to Sociology

Sociology of the Family

Sociology of Gender

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Social Movements

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Book Chapters

“Obamamerica: Colorblind Racism in the Obama Era.” Under review for publication in The Presidential Election of 2012, edited Douglas M. Brattebo, Robert P. Watson, and Tom Lansford.

“Demography of Race and Ethnicity in France.” To be published in International Handbook of the Demography of Race and Ethnicity, edited by Dudley Poston. Springer Press, (forthcoming 2013).

“Obamania in Europe.” In The Obama Presidency. A Preliminary Assessment, edited by Robert P. Watson, Jack Covarrubias, Tom Lansford and Douglas M. Brattebo. SUNY Press: New York, 2012.

“The October-November 2005 French Riots: A New French Revolution?” In Citizenship, Identity and European Integration: Implications for an expanded Europe, edited by Michael Meimeth, John Robertson, Susanne Talmon. Frankfurt: NOMOS Press, 2008.

Articles

Les Politiques d’Immigration aux Etats-Unis: Vue Générale et Conséquences des Accords NAFTA. Synthesis QE 53 (in French). Robert Schuman Foundation, Paris. 2002.

Work in progress

The Effect of Political Rhetoric on the Rise of Legitimized Racism in France: The Case of the 2005 French Riots.

Census and Racial Identity in France: Invisible Categories and Color-Blind Politics.

Defending French Cultural Exception? Framing and Sensemaking in Attac members’ Discourses on Globalization.

Book Reviews

Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, 2007. Global Horizons, 4: 2 (Fall 2011): 127-129.

 

LEADERSHIP SERVICE:

Current            Women’s and Gender Studies Program Coordinator, College of Arts and Letters, The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast

Current            Gulf Coast Faculty Council representative for the College of Arts and Letters, The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast

Current            Academic Advisor, Women’s and Gender Studies Student Organization, The University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

2013    “Census and Racial Identity in France: Invisible Categories and Color-Blind Politics.” To be presented at the American Sociological Association, New York City, August 2013

2011    “The science of the BP Oil Spill: how scientific discourse played a dubious ambivalent role in the response to the oil spill.” Presented at the Annual conference of the National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2011

2010    “The 2005 French Riots: “Racaille” or Citizens?” Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2010

“Resisting Globalization or Fighting for “l’exception culturelle”? The Case of ATTAC.” Presented at the Annual conference of the National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2010

OTHER:

Fluent in French

Knowledge of Spanish