Cynthia J. Bogard
Professor of Sociology
Degrees: PHD, 1995, SUNY Univ Cntr Stony Brook; MA, 1993, SUNY Univ Cntr Stony Brook; MSW, 1991, SUNY Univ Cntr Stony Brook; BSC, 1978, Univ Wisc Madison
Since January 2007, I have served as the Executive Director of the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), a university-based institute designed to strengthen democratic values by encouraging students to actively participate as knowledgeable citizens in their campus, local, state, national and global communities. CCE sponsors an active student leadership intern program and hosts a range of events including an Earth Day festival, a public issues conference for students (Day of Dialogue), Civil Rights Day, and our multicultural mixer, among many other programs and events.
Since 2005, I have served as one of the editors of the Rose Series, a social policy-focused book series sponsored by the American Sociological Association and published by Russell Sage.
I have recently joined the Board of Directors of Edeyo, a non-profit organization that is building and operating a school in Port au Prince, Haiti.
Parenting, Poverty and Social Policy (SOC 37)
Political Sociology (SOC 135)
Environmental Sociology (SOC 252)
What's an Education For? (SOC 14)
Research and Teaching Interests
social policy, public policy, social movements and advocacy, civic engagement, poverty and homelessness, environmental sociology, gender, political sociology, social constructionist theory
Selected Publications and Works In Progress
Sheinheit, Ian and Cynthia J. Bogard. “Good Ol’ Boy Talk vs. The Blogosphere in the Case of Former Senator George Allen.” To be submitted to Media and Society.
Green, David M. and Cynthia J. Bogard. “The Making of Friends and Enemies: Assessing the Determinants of International Identity Construction.” Under review at the Journal of International Political Sociology.
“Information They Can Trust: Increasing Youth Voter Turnout at the University.” PS: Political Science and Politics.
(Please note: both co-authors were undergraduates at the time of paper acceptance.)
Bogard, Cynthia J. 2003. Seasons Such as These: How Homelessness Took Shape in America. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
Bogard, Cynthia J. 2003. "Addressing the Whys of Social Constructionism: 'Explaining' Social Problems." Pp. 209-235 in Challenges and Choices: Constructionist Perspectives on Social Problems, edited by James A. Holstein and Gale Miller. New York: Aldine de Gruyter.