Menu Menu

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.  The Story of a Slut Walk: Sexuality, Race, and Generational Divisions in Contemporary Feminist Activism, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography (in press). 

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