Tara Stamm

Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

 

2015 Ph.D., Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee (Expected)

Dissertation:“From Stigma to Acceptance: Contemporary Teen Mothers in Popular Media”

Committee: Deana Rohlinger (chair), John Reynolds, Doug Schrock, Leigh Edwards

Prospectus Defended: October 2013

Qualifying Exam: Stratification and Social Justice passed fall 2012

 

2012  M.S., Sociology, Florida State University, Tallahassee

 

2007  M.A., Practical Philosophy and Applied Ethics, University of North Florida, Jacksonville

 

2005  Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, University of North Florida, Jacksonville

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH FIELDS:

 

Social Theory                                                        Race, Class, Gender &Sexuality

Qualitative Methodology                                      Social Problems

Sociology of Education                                         Sociology of Mass Media

Gender Studies                                                      Social Movements

Adolescents & Society                                          Sociology of Technology


 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

 

Stamm, Tara. Forthcoming. “Value Justice in a Southern Prison”. Keeping it Holy: Southerners, the South and the Theme of Justice edited by Teresa Booker. University of Mississippi Press: Jackson.

 

Rohlinger Deana, Jesse Klein, Tara Stamm, and Kyle Rogers. Forthcoming. “Constricting Boundaries: Collective Identity in the Tea Party Movement” in Border Politics, Social Movements and Globalization edited by Nancy Naples and Jennifer Bickham-Mendez. New York: New York University Press.

 

Rohlinger, Deana., Tara Stamm. 2013 “Acting Contentiously: Simulating Social Movements” Academic Exchange Quarterly Volume 17, Issue 2.

 

Book Reviews:

 

 

Stamm, Tara M., 2013 “Suspect Citizens: Women, Virtue, and Vice in Backlash Politics”. Mobilization. Volume 18, Number 2 p. 215-224 (Book Review)

 

Stamm, Tara M., 2009. “Capitalizing on Disaster: Taking and Breaking Public Schools” Radical Teacher, Number 85, Fall 2009, pp. 64-67 (Book Review)

 

Work under review:

 

Stamm, Tara. “Home Environments and Educational Inequality: Does Reducing the Digital Divide Improve Academic Performance?”  Academic Exchange Quarterly

 

Work in progress:

 

Stamm, Tara and Alexandra Olsen “Femininity among Vagina-as-Art Activists” Expected submission date: Summer 2014

 

Rohlinger, Deana and Tara Stamm. “New Media and American Society: The Eroding Boundaries between Institutions and Our Lives” Proposal Submitted to NYU Press

 

Rohlinger, Deana, Alexandra Olsen, Tara Stamm. “Visualizing Activism” Expected submission date: Fall 2014

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Stamm, Tara. 2014. “Contemporary Teen Mothers in Popular Media” Media Sociology Preconference at Mills College, Oakland, CA.

 

Stamm, Tara, Amanda Poling, and John Reynolds. 2011. “Charter School Growth in Florida: Founders, Frames, and Implications for Educational Inequality” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Stamm, Tara. 2011. “Home Environments and Educational Inequality: Does Reducing the

Digital Divide Improve Academic Performance?” Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.

 

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Florida State University, Department of Sociology

 

Research Assistant

Spring and summer 2014

 

Graduate Instructor of Record

Sociology of Mass Media: fall 2013

Social Theory: spring and summer 2013

Social Problems: spring and summer 2011, summer and fall 2012

Adolescents in Society: fall 2011

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Aging Policies and Services: spring 2012

Social Theory: fall 2010

Methods of Social Research: summer 2010

 

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

 

News Editor, Sociology Lens (associated site for Sociology Compass) 2014-2015

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Allen-Klar Graduate Research Paper Award, April 2013

Finalist Florida State University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2012

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Grant Writing Seminar

16 week course: fall 2011

Program for Instructional Excellence

PIE Certificate: 2010

Preparing Future Faculty Workshops

Constructing Teaching Portfolios

Planning Class Activities

Managing Online Materials

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Graduate Assistants United

Membership Chair 2011-2012

Reviewer

McGill Sociological Review

Qualitative Sociology

Sociology Compass

Professional Membership

American Sociological Association

Sociologists for Women in Society

Southern Sociological Society

Eastern Sociological Society

 

 

REFERENCES

Deana Rohlinger, Associate Professor at Florida State University

John Reynolds, Associate Professor at Florida State University

Doug Schrock, Associate Professor at Florida State University