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History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Barbara Bonnekessen

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Contact Person:
Nancy Grantham

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Phone: 620-235-4325
Fax: 620-235-4338

Address:
Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

 

Education and Certifications

Ph.D.  University of California, Davis, 1977
            Sociology
M.A.  University of California, Davis, 1972
            Sociology
B.A. University of California, Davis, 1969
            Sociology

Courses Taught

Soc 100 Introduction to Sociology
Soc 440 Personality and Social Structure
Soc 527 Correctional Systems
Soc 547 Criminology
Soc 548 Juvenile Delinquency

Advising

Coordinator for the Sociology Program
Faculty Advisor for the Pittsburg State University Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), the International Sociology Honor Society
Vice President and Executive Board Member of the AIDS Resource Network of Southeast Kansas
Member of Graduate Faculty of Pittsburg State University

Interests, Publications and Presentations

Publications
Marjorie E. Donovan, Sociology: The Basics (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2014).

Marjorie E. Donovan, Student Guide and Activity Book for Sociology: The Basics (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2014).

Marjorie E. Donovan, Browyn Conrad, Harry L. Humphries, Michael A. Kelley, and Gary Wilson, "CUES for Sociology Program Assessment and Strategic Planning," Chapter 38 of Oliver D. Hensley and Guzel K. Gizatova (Eds.), IDEAS: Strategy Papers for Rapid-Steps Into the 2nd Decade of the 21st Century Vol. 2 (St. Louis, MO: CUES Academic Innovation Press, 2012): 146-161.

Marjorie E. Donovan and Juan L. Gonzales, Jr., Sociology: Fundamentals for the Twenty-First Century (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2010, 2008, 2005).

Marjorie E. Donovan and Juan L. Gonzales, Jr., Student Guide and Activity Book for Sociology: Fundamentals for the Twenty-First Century (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2010, 2008, 2005).

Marjorie E. Donovan, Juan L. Gonzales, Jr., and Harry L. Humphries, Sociology: Relationships That Make a World  (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2002, 1998).

Marjorie E. Donovan, "A.D. 60 Boadicia Leads Revolt Against Roman Rule," in John Powell (Ed.), Chronology of European History, 15,000  B.C. to 1996 (Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1998): pp. 143-146.

Marjorie E. Donovan, "Compulsory and Mass Education," in Frank N. Magill (Ed.), Survey of Social Science: Sociology (Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1994), pp. 309-315.

Marjorie E. Donovan, "A Sociological Analysis of Commitment Generation In Alcoholics Anonymous," British Journal of Addiction, Vol. 79, 1985: 411-418.

Presentations
Marjorie Donovan and Gary Wilson, “Helping to Make Course and Program Assessment Effective and Painless for the Busy Person: The CUES (Consortium for Upgrading Educational Standards) Assessment Model,” The 38th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), Las Vegas, Nevada, October 23-25, 2008.

Marjorie Donovan, “CUES Assessment,” Invited Paper, Spring 2008 Ninth Week Symposium for IDEAS, Pittsburg State University, March 12, 2008.

Marjorie Donovan, Invited Speaker, "Immigration," Meeting of the Board of Directors, Joplin International Center, Inc., Joplin, MO, January, 2006.

Oliver Hensley, Marjorie Donovan, and Christopher Ibeh, "Strategic Assessment: Improving the Development Cycles for Higher Education Innovation," 3-Hour Workshop, Best Assessment Processes VIII, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, February 27-28, 2006).

Christopher Ibeh, Oliver Hensley, Marjorie Donovan, Shyang Wang, and Andrey Beyle, "CUES-AM Online [Consortium for Upgrading Educational Standards-Assessment Model]," National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance 10th Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon , March 2006.

Marjorie Donovan and Gary Wilson, "Focus on Sex, Gender, and Society: In-Class Cooperative Learning Experience," International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, October 13-15, 2005, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Marjorie Donovan, Gary Wilson, Chuck Killingsworth, and Adonna Helmig, "Attitudes About Firearm Violence Among High-School Youth in the Rural Midwest," American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee , November 17-20, 2004.

Christopher Ibeh, Oliver Hensley, Marjorie Donovan, and Jim Otter, "EKE (Essential Knowledge Elements) Based Program Assessment: The Satisfaction Index," PREP (Plastics Resources for Educators Program) Workshop 2004, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA , July 22-25, 2004.

Marjorie Donovan

Marjorie Donovan

Professor of Sociology

Sociology Program Coordinator

Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412D Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
U.S.A

620-235-4335 office phone
620-235-4338 fax
mdonovan@pittstate.edu