Sociology Program
School of Public Policy

400B Bexell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3703
Phone: 541-737-5368




  • Introduction to Sociology (SOC 204)
  • Institutions and Social Change (SOC 205)
  • Social Problems (SOC 206)
  • The Sociological Perspective (SOC 300)
  • Sociology of the Family (SOC 312)
  • Sociology Internships (SOC 406 and SOC 410)
  • Social Inequality (SOC 426/526)
  • Gender and Society (SOC 430/530)
  • Minority Groups and Issues (SOC 437/537)
  • International Development: Gender Issues (SOC 466-566)
  • Collective Behavior and Social Movements (SOC 470/570)
  • Rural-Urban Sociology (SOC 475/575)
  • One World Ready or Not: Oregon and the Global Society (SOC 499/599)
  • Political Sociology (SOC 499/599)
  • Images of Gender and Sexuality in Popular Culture (SOC 499/599)
  • Selling Inequality: Race, Class, and Gender in Popular Culture (SOC 499/599)
  • Political Science Internships (PS 406 and PS 410)

Curriculum Vitae

Political Science Internships

Sociology Internships


Brief Vita


  • 1989 ABD Sociology, State University of New York – Binghamton
    1984 M.A. Sociology, University of Kansas
    1980 B.A. Anthropology, University of Kansas


  • “Manufacturing Bacteriological Contamination Outbreaks in Industrialized Meat Production Systems: The Case of E. coli O157:H7" (Arunas Juska, Lourdes Gouveia, and Kathleen Stanley). Agriculture and Human Values, 2003, Volume 20, pp. 3-19.
  • “Camaraderie and Hierarchy in College Football: A Content Analysis of Team Photographs” (Dwaine Plaza and Kathleen Stanley). Sociology of Sport Online, November/December 2002, Volume 5, issue 2.
  • “No Passport Required: An Action Learning Approach to Teaching About Globalization” (Kathleen Stanley and Dwaine Plaza). Teaching Sociology, January 2002, Volume 30, number 1, pp. 89-99.
  • "Industrial and Labor Market Transformation in the U.S. Meatpacking Industry." In Philip McMichael (Ed.), 1994, The Global Restructuring of Agro-Food Systems, pp. 129-144. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.
  • "Immigrant and Refugee Workers in the Midwestern Meatpacking Industry: Industrial Restructuring and the Transformation of Rural Labor Markets." Policy Studies Review, Summer 1992, Volume 11, number 2, pp. 106-117.
  • Creating and Transforming Households: The Constraints of the World-Economy (Joan Smith, Immanuel Wallerstein, Maria del Carmen Baerga, Mark Beittel, Kathie Friedman Kasaba, Randall H. McGuire, William G. Martin, Kathleen Stanley, Lanny Thompson, and Cynthia Woodsong). 1992. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • "The Detroit Story: The Crucible of Fordism" (Kathleen Stanley and Joan Smith). In Joan Smith and Immanuel Wallerstein, et al., 1992, Creating and Transforming Households: The Constraints of the World-Economy, pp. 33-62. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • "The Irish Land War: Peasants, Politics, and Parliament" (Kathleen Stanley and Dean Braa). In Scott McNall, Rhonda Levine, and Rick Fantasia, (Eds.), 1991, Bringing Class Back In: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives, pp. 223-238. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

Grants, Awards and Honors

  • Co-recipient (with Dwaine Plaza) W. K. Kellogg Foundation grant to develop new course titled “One World Ready or Not: Oregon and the Global Economy,” 1999 and 2000.
  • Rural Policy Dissertation Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 1989-90; renewed 1990. Nationally competitive award of stipend, tuition, and research grant.
  • “Immigrant and Refugee Labor in the Restructuring of the Midwestern Meatpacking
    Industry.” Research funding provided by the Immigration Policy Group, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, United States Department of Labor. Summer, 1988.
  • Graduate Assistantship, Department of Sociology, Binghamton University, 1985-86;
    1986-87; 1987-88.
  • Graduate Assistantship, Department of Sociology, University of Kansas, 1980-81;
    1981-82; 1982-83; 1983-84; 1984-85.
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, 1980.
  • Betty Walstedt Award (Annual Award for Outstanding Social Science Undergraduate)
    University of Kansas, 1980
  • Alpha Lambda Delta, National Women’s Honor Society, 1977.