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ewalsh@fullerton.edu
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Eileen T. Walsh, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology

Degrees

2005, Ph.D., Sociology, University of Southern California

Publications

Peer reviewed Journal Articles  

  • Walsh, Eileen T.  2012. “Where Race, Class and Gender Collide with ‘Commonsense:’ Families Formed across the Color Line.”  Sociology Mind. 2 (1): 74-79
  • Walsh, Eileen T., Berna M. Torr and Bonnie Ha Bui.  2010.  “Inequalities in Self-Rated Health: Untangling Ethnicity, Social Class, and Lifestyle Effects on Vietnamese, Other Asians, Hispanics, and Whites.” International Review of Modern Sociology. 36 (2): Autumn,  195—220
  • Walsh, Eileen.  2009.  “Representations of Race and Gender in Mainstream Media Coverage of the 2008 Democratic Primary.”  Journal of African American Studies,13 (2): 121-130

  Refereed Chapters

  • Walsh, Eileen. 2010.  “Dimensions and Indicators of Poverty in Sociological Studies in the United States.” In Putcha Chandrasekhar (Editor), Mathematical Formulation of Poverty Index.  Edwin Mellon Press
  • Walsh, Eileen.  2004. “Ideology of the Multiracial Movement: Dismantling the Color Line and Disguising White Supremacy?”  Pp 382-410 in Heather Dalmage, editor,The Politics of Multiracialism:  Transforming, Transcending and Challenging Racial Thinking. State University of New York (SUNY) Press

Book Reviews  

  • Walsh, Eileen. 2008.  Review of “Making Multiracials:  State, Family and Market in the Redrawing of the Color Line, by Kimberly McClain DaCosta, Stanford University Press, 2007.”International Review of Modern Sociology (34) 146--147

Scholarly Work

Conference Presentations

2013  Does the Refugee Experience Overshadow SES?  An examination of Self Rated Health in two cohorts of Vietnamese Americans.  Paper presented for thePacific Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Reno, NV.

2013 So you are on the Job Market? How to find and obtain a community college teaching position.  Panel presentation for the Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Reno, NV. 

2012  Notions of Race in Multiracial Families: Diversity and Dangers.  Paper presented for Association of Black Sociologists Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

2012 Social Media and Justice: Trayvon across the Pond.  Paper presented for Association of Black Sociologists Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

2011  Reproduction of Race and Class: Kinship among Multi-racial Families.  Paper presented for Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meetings. Seattle, WA.

2011  Interrogating Self-rated Health of Vietnamese Americans in "Little Saigon.” Co-authored with Berna M. Torr. Paper presented for Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meetings.  Seattle, WA. 2011.

2010  Race, Gender and the ‘Black Other:’ Media Constructions of Hilary Clinton.  Paper accepted for International Communication Association Conference Panel on Becoming the Model Political Woman:  Female as Media Spectacle and National Commodity.  Singapore, 2010

2009  From De Jure to De Facto Segregation:  Limited Access to Inheritance in Multiracial Families.  Paper presented for Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.  San Francisco, CA. August 2009

2008  B*tch is the New Black:  Race and Gender Representations in Media Coverage of the 2008 Democratic Primary Election.  Paper presented for Annual Meetings of Association of Black Sociologists. Boston, MA. August 2008

2007 Race Class and Gender Collide with Commonsense in Families Formed across the Color Line” Paper presented in the Session on Race, Class, Gender organized by Margaret Andersen  for American Sociological Association meetings, Montreal, Canada.

2006  Gendered Whiteness in Families on the Color Line at Pacific Sociological Association meetings  Hollywood, CA.  

2002 The Edge of the Color Line:  How Whites Married to Blacks Negotiate Identity and Experience Whiteness” at American Sociological Association annual meetings, Chicago. IL