Bethany Bryson        
Bethany Bryson, assoc prof of sociology
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
MSC 7501, James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
brysonbp at jmu dot edu

Resources for Undergraduates:
JMU Sociology
For JMU Sociology Majors
      Honors thesis info at the bottom of this same page
      Graduate school advice is at the bottom of the same page. Read and abandon plan or see advisor immediately.
GREs for grad school
JStor Article Search
GSS - General Social Survey - Well-Prepped Data
Data Search - ICPSR at Michigan
- but better data is out in the world -- on and off the internet.
American Sociological Association
AKD, the US undergraduate sociology honor society has money for travel to regional conferences.

Publication Outlets for Undergraduates:
Sociological Inquiry: AKD Journal of the Soc Honor Society
Penn State Berks
JMUR - James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal
Council On Undergraduate Research Publication outlet (Long) List

Publications that are easy to access:
  • 2014. "Own It! Constructions of Masculinity and Heterosexuality on Reality Makeover Television." Cultural Sociology. 8(3):258-274. with Alexander K. Davis and Laura E. Rogers.
  • 2010. "Conquering Stereotypes in Research on Race and Gender." Sociological Forum 25(1):161-166. with Alexander K. Davis.
  • 2005. Making Multiculturalism: Boundaries and Meaning in US English Departments. Stanford University Press. 2005.
  • 2001. "Opinion Polarization." with Paul DiMaggio and John Evans, American Journal of Sociology.
  • 1999. "Multiculturalism as a Moving Moral Boundary: Literature Professors Redefine Racism." in Michele Lamont's (ed.), The Cultural Territories of Race: Black and White Boundaries. University of Chicago Press. (in "the pink book")
  • 1996." 'Anything but Heavy Metal': Symbolic Exclusion and Musical Dislikes." American Sociological Review.
  • 1996. "Have Americans' Social Attitudes Become More Polarized?" with Paul DiMaggio and John Evans. American Journal of Sociology.

    Published by Bethany with design features from the JMU Department of Sociology and Anthropology web site, Dec. 13, 2014, but that doesn't mean it's up-to-date :P.