Papers/Resources for Teaching Qualitative Methods: Over 30 papers available on google drive; example of list below

  • Ethics Beyond the IRB: An Introductory Essay (Blee & Currier)
  • The Broken Ethnography (Contreras)
  • A Tale of Two Cultures (Mahoney & Goertz)
  • The Value of Qualitative Research (Johnson & Waterfield)

Working Reading List for a more comprehensive and critical understanding of our society: Reading List Page; example below

Policing, Prisons, Prison Reform, Prison Abolition

  • Wilson, Ruth. 2007. Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California. UC Press.
  • Gilmore, R. W. (1999). Globalisation and US prison growth: from military Keynesianism to post-Keynesian militarism. Race & Class, 40(2–3), 171–188.
  • Davis, Angela Y., 2005. Abolition Democracy: Beyond Empire, Prisons, And Torture. New York: Seven Stories Press.
  • Davis, Angela Y., 2003. Are Prisons Obsolete? New York: Seven Stories Press.
  • Davis, Angela Y., 1998. From the Prison of Slavery to the Slavery of Prison: Frederick Douglass and the Convict Lease System. In The Angela Davis Reader, edited by Joy James. Malden: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Macaré, Joe, Maya Schenwar, and Alana Yu-lan Price. 2016. Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?: Police Violence and Resistance in the United States. Chicago: Haymarket Books
  • Bastards at the Party Documentary (

Syllabi (send note for syllabi)

  • Critical Studies in Globalization
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Qualitative Methods in Sociology
  • Development and Transformation: Beyond the hot-takes on the Africa China Relationship
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: The Scholarship of Black Women Marxists
  • Structures of Power & Inequality and the Environment

Writing Style Guides

Strunk, William and E.B. White. The Elements of Style. STRUNK AND WHITE The-elements-of-style

MLA Referencing Style Guide. MLA style guide

ASA Referencing Style Guide. ASA style guide

APA Referencing Style Guide. APA style guide

Chicago Referencing Style Guide. Chicago style guide

Harvard Referencing Style Guide. Harvard referencing Style guide