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Name: Dr. John Burke
Position: Professor of Sociology
Department: Urban Specializations
E-mail: burkej@hssu.edu
Phone: 03684
Office: Room 210 HGAB
   
Degrees Held:
Doctor of Philosophy
St. Louis University
Sociology

 

Bio:

Professor of Sociology in the Urban Specializations Program;

One year appointment (2005-2006) as Assistant to the Chief Academic Officer;

Chaired the Depatment of Urban Education;

Participated in the on-going design of the Urban Education Program expansion;

Participated in the development of a Faculty Evaluation instrument;

Participated in the design of the Urban Education Program;

Chaired the Evaluation Committee in the development of a proposal for integrating faculty evaluations with the institutional goals;

Participated in the design and implementation of a college-wide curriculum review process;

Member of the Rank and Tenure Committee;

Member of the Assessment of Student Learning Committee.

   
Courses:

Introduction to Sociology;
Social Psychology;
History of Social Thought;
Urban Sociology;
Criminology

   
Publications:

Snow Job 
Op-Ed Business/Humor article on franchise movements co-authored with Mary Burke and appearing in The Baltimore Sun (December 19, 1995), the Los Angeles Daily News (December 22, 1995) and the Boca Raton News (December 23, 1995).

Nature Nixes Normal Notions 
Business/Humor article on corporate downsizing co-authored with Mary Burke and submitted, by request from the Internal Revenue Service, for publication in their Management Quarterly Nesletter (September, 1995).

The Politics of Hyperstigmatization 
Co-authored with Gary Hirshberg, 1996.

Ho Ho or Heave Ho 
Op-Ed Business/Humor article on "Rightsizing" co-authored with Mary Burke and appearing in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (December 21, 1993), and the Chicago Tribune (December 21, 1993).

The Nature of Language 
Unpublished monograph, 2000.

Decisions: Individual, Group, and Institutional  
Text in progress.

   
Presentations:
   
Certifications:
   
Awards:

2009 Harris-Stowe State University Educator of the Year

2009 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards recipient

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