Dr. Anne Hendershott | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Anne Hendershott

    Professor of Sociology

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    • Ph.D. (Sociology) - Kent State University, 1988
    • M.S. (Counseling Psychology) - Central Connecticut State University, 1979
    • B.S. (Psychology) - Central Connecticut State University, 1978

    Professional Experience

    • Professor of Sociology and Director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life
      August, 2013 - present
    • Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Policy
      The King’s College
      September, 2011 - present
    • Head/Dean of the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Program
      September, 2007- 2011
    • Pope John Paul II Fellow in Student Development
      The Cardinal Newman Society
    • James Madison Fellow
      Princeton University
      September, 2005 - June, 2006
    • Professor of Sociology 
      University of San Diego
      September, 1999 - June, 2008
    • Chair, Department of Sociology
      University of San Diego
      September 1996-2000
    • Associate Professor of Sociology
      University of San Diego
      September, 1993 - September, 1999
    • Director of the Center for Social Research and Assistant Professor Sociology
      University of Hartford
      September, 1988 - June, 1993

    Professional Memberships

    • Alpha Kappa Delta: Sociology Honor Society
    • Fellowship of Catholic Scholars: 2002-present
    • Member of the Board: Society for Catholic Social Scientists: 2009-present
    • Society for Applied Sociology: Treasurer 1993-95; Vice-President 1996-98
    • American Association of University Professors:
      Secretary 1997-99; Vice-President of Local Chapter 1999-2001

    University and Community Service/Awards

    • Educational Advocate of the Year, Bayside Settlement House, 2000
    • Member, American Association of University Professors, 1988-2008
    • Board Member: Society of Catholic Social Scientists, 2009-2011
    • Board Member: Life Perspectives, San Diego, CA
    • Diocesan Review Team, Catholic Diocese of San Diego, 2002-2005
    • USD WASC Accreditation Team, 1998-2000
    • USD Faculty Research Grant Committee, 1999-2001
    • USD Values Committee, Author of Values Survey 1997-1999
    • USD Committee on the Protection of Human Subjects 1997-99
    • USD Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee, 1994-97

    University Grants

    • University Professorship, University of San Diego, 1999
    • Irvine Foundation Faculty Grant Award, University of San Diego, 1994.
    • Faculty Research Grants, University of San Diego 1994, 1996, 2001, 2002
    • Coffin Grant Award, University of Hartford, 1991.
    • Coffin Grant Award, University of Hartford, 1989

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • Veritas Publications 
      Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life publications - Franciscan University Faculty Blog

    • “Renewal: How a New Generation of Priests and Bishops are Revitalizing the Catholic Church” 
      Beyond the Catholic Culture Wars. With Christopher White. Forthcoming (New York: Encounter Books.)

    • “Catholic Social Teaching and the Sociology of Deviance” 
      “Catholic Social Teaching and the Sociology of Deviance” Included in Sociology and Catholic Social Teaching. Edited by Stephen Sharkey (Scarecrow Press, 2012).

    • “Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education” 
      Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education. 2009 (Rutgers, NJ: Transaction Publishers)

    • “The Hook-Up Culture on Catholic Campuses...” 
      “The Hook-Up Culture on Catholic Campuses: A Review of the Literature.” (with Nicholas Dunn) Published by the Cardinal Newman Society. June, 2011

    • “Gender and Academic Integrity” 
      “Gender and Academic Integrity” (with Patrick Drinan and Megan Cross) 1999. Journal of College Student Development 40: 345-354.

    • “Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Gangs” 
      “Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Gangs” 2001, in California Social Problems.Edited by Charles Hohm (Pine Forge Press).

    • “The Politics of Abortion” 
      The Politics of Abortion. 2006 (San Francisco, CA: Encounter Books)

    • “The Politics of Deviance” 
      The Politics of Deviance. 2002 (San Francisco, CA: Encounter Books)

    • “The Reluctant Caregivers...” 
      The Reluctant Caregivers: Learning to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease. 2000. (Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey)
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