The Robert Park Lectureships are competitive awards for students proposing to teach advanced undergraduate courses in their areas of specialty. Below is a list of courses taught by recent winners.

Course

Instructor

Quarter

Year

Cultural Economy Whitney Johnson Spring 2017
Placemaking Jessica Feldman Winter 2017
Sociology of the Law Robert Owens Fall 2016
Computing and Society Michael Castelle Spring  2016
Opposing the State Benjamin Merriman Winter  2016
Colleges and Universities in American Society Nidia Banuelos Fall 2015

Contentious Collective Action

Yang Zhang

Winter

2015

American Families: Inequality and Change

Samuel Perry

Autumn

2014

Education and the Inheritance of Social Inequality

Marshall Jean

Spring

2014

The Cultural Sociology of Animals

Elizabeth Emelene Jefferis

Spring 

2014

Intimate Relationship over the Life Course

Muh-Chung Lin

Autumn 

2013

Collective Violence and Social Orders

Geng Tian

Spring 

2013

Reproduction and Reproductive Rights

Alicia VandeVusse

Spring 

2013

Critical Theory: The Frankfurt School and Beyond

Monica Lee

Winter

2013

Social Interaction and Emotion

Michael Bare

Spring

2012

Sociology of Everyday Life: Interaction, Self, and Knowledge

Daniel Huebner

Winter

2012

Sociological Understandings of Violence

Paola Castano

Spring

2011

International Migration

Maria Medvedeva

Winter

2011

Sociology of Space

Xiaoi Tian

Winter

2010

Organizational Analysis of Schools and School Reform

Linda C. Lee

Spring

2010

Markets, Models, and Risk 

Erica Colsor

Winter

2010

Professions in Modern Society

Sida Liu 

Winter

2009

Empire and Nation

Liping Wang 

Fall

2009

The Microsociology of Everyday Life

Jolyon Ticer-Wurr

Fall

2008

Social/Econ Transformation in Classic Community Studies 

Jan Pacewicz

Fall

2008

HIV: Sociological Perspectives

Sanyu Mojola 

Spring

2008

Immigration and Its Discontents

Melissa Howe 

Spring

2008

The Hospital as a Small Society 

Daniel Menchik

Spring

2008

Work and Play

Stefan Bargheer

Fall

2007

Gender and Sport in Society

Jennifer Hanis

Spring

2007

Punishment and Inequality

John Eason 

Winter

2007

Sociology of Music 

Nicholas Dempsey 

Winter

2007

The Social Construction of the Self 

Michal Pagis 

Fall

2006

Technology and Society 

Elena Obukhova

Spring

2006

Theorizing the Global Ghetto 

Rami Nashashibi 

Winter

2006

Relational Sociology

Shira Offer

Winter

2006

Adolescent Social Contexts

Thomas Gannon

Fall

2005

Medical Sociology

Lei Jin

Spring

2005

Race, Politics, Neighborhood Revitalization

Derek Hyra

Spring

2005

Gender/Sexuality in Developing World

Rachel Rinaldo

Spring

2005

Systemic School Reform/Organizational Change

Sara Hallman

Fall

2004

Economic Sociology

Dali Ma

Spring

2004

Technology/Ideology of Sexual Reproduction

Elizabeth Campbell

Spring

2004

Punishment and Modern Society

Andrea Leverentz

Fall

2003

Social Determinants of Health/Illness

Ming Wen

Spring

2003

Racial Segregation/Urban Neighborhoods

Jeffrey Timberlake

Spring

2003

Sociology of Science

Fabio Rojas

Winter

2003

Emotion and Social Life

Chi-Young Koh

Fall

2002

Gender and Work in the Family

Jenna Mahay

Spring

2002

The Suburbs in American Society

Kim Babon

Winter

2002

The Sociology of Markets

Anthony Paik

Fall

2001