reger

jo reger

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

Research Interests

Social movements, gender, qualitative methods, theory  


Selected Publications

McCammon, Holly and  Verta Taylor, Rachel Einwohner, Jo Reger, editors, The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Women’s Activism, Under Contract, Oxford University Press. Expected publication date: 2017.

Jo Reger,  Forthcoming,  “Finding One’s Place in History: The Discursive Legacy of the Wave Metaphor and Contemporary Feminism, Feminist Studies.

Reger, Jo, 2015. “The Story of a Slut Walk: Sexuality, Race and Generational Divisions in Contemporary Feminist Activism,” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 44.1: 84-112, online publication, May, 2014

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

Jo Reger, 2014. “Debating Contemporary Feminism in the United States,” Sociological Compass, 8:1: 43-51.

Jo Reger. 2012. Everywhere and Nowhere: Contemporary Feminism in the United States, New York: Oxford University Press. Winner of the Marian P. Wilson award for meritorious book or article at Oakland University in the College of Arts and Sciences, 2015. Selected Book, Authors at Oakland University: Celebration of the Book, Kresge Library, 2014.

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, 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.

Invited Presentations

“What Women’s Movements do for the World”, and “How Can Women’s Movements Change Society (And How to Study Them?)” Distinguished Scholar lectures, Social Science Faculty, Chinese University at Hong Kong, March 25-April 1, 2017.

“Making Music, Making Community: Lesbians, Feminism and Women’s Music,” Intellectual Events Committee, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, February 25, 2017.

“Advancing Your Career: Multiple Models of Mentoring for Women in Academia,” Minority Women’s Symposium, RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 6 and 6, 2016 with Karen Markel.

“Everywhere and Nowhere: Continued Contradictions in Contemporary Feminism,” Anne Malone Lecture Series, SUNY Potsdam Women’s and Gender Studies program, Potsdam, NY, Oct. 21, 2016.

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