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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Oakland University
518 Varner Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-2420
   fax: (248) 370-4608

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371 

Jo Reger

Professor of Sociology
Director, Women & Gender Studies Program
520b Varner Hall
(248) 370-2575

Research Interests

Social movements, gender, qualitative methods, theory  

Selected Publications

Reger, Jo. (In press.) The Story of a Slut Walk: Sexuality, Race, and Generational Divisions in Contemporary Feminist Activism, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (early online publication). 

Reger, Jo.  2014. “The Women’s Movement.” Pp. 418-439 in The Handbook on Political Citizenship and Social Movements, edited by  Hein-Anton van der Heijden, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Reger, Jo. 2014.  Micro Cohorts, Feminist Generations and the Making of the Toronto Slutwalk, Feminist Formations, 26(1), 49-69.

Reger, Jo. 2014. Debating contemporary US feminism. Sociology Compass, 8(1), 43-51.

Reger, Jo, 2012. Everywhere and Nowhere: U.S. Feminist Communities in the 21st Century. New York: Oxford University Press.

Reger, Jo, Rachel Einwohner, Daniel J. Myers (Eds.), 2008, Identity Work in Social Movements, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Reger, Jo, 2008. “Drawing Identity Boundaries: The Creation of Contemporary Feminism - Identity Work in Social Movements.” Pp. 101-120 in Identity Work in Social Movements, edited by Jo Reger, Rachel Einwohner, and Daniel J. Myers. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Reger, Jo, 2007. “Where are the Leaders? Emotional Mobilization in the Contemporary Women’s Movement,” American Behavioral Scientist, 50: 1350-1369.

Dugan, Kimberly and Jo Reger, 2006. “Voice and Agency in Social Movement Outcomes,” Qualitative Sociology, 29(4): 467-484.

Courses Taught

SOC 100  Intro to Sociology
SOC/WGS 336 Sociology of Gender
SOC 400  Sociological Theory
WGS 200 Intro to Women & Gender Studies
WGS 301 Contemporary U.S. Women’s Movement

WGS 320 Feminist Theory
WGS 321 Methods of Feminist Analysis

Additional Links

March 2014: Keynote Address to Wayne State University Sociology Department's Student Award & Research Day