CURRICULUM VITA
Richard G. Mitchell, Jr.

Department of Sociology
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3703

(541) 737-5377

email: mitchelr@ucs.orst.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Sociology, University of Southern California, June 1979.
M.A. Sociology, University of Southern California, May 1974.
B.A. Sociology, California State University at Los Angeles, June 1970.
Studies in Ethnomethodology, University of California at Los Angeles, Fall 1972-Spring 1973.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

School of Forestry, Dept. of Recreation Management, 1980-1982
Department of Sociology

WESTERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE

Department of Social Science

CALIFORNIA STATE COLLEGE BAKERSFIELD

Department of Sociology

VISITING POSITIONS

University of Oregon, Department of Sociology, March - June, 1991, March - June, 1994.


PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

Mitchell, Richard
1993 Sadovnik, Alan, Caroline Persell, Eleen Baumann and Richard Mitchell
1987 Mitchell, Richard
1983

JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS AND REVIEWS

Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1997 Charmaz, Kathy and Richard G. Mitchell, Jr.
1996 Richard G. Mitchell, Jr., and Kathy Charmaz
1996 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1996 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1995 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1995 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1995 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1992 Mitchell, Richard
1991 Mitchell, Richard
1990 Mitchell, Richard
1990 Mitchell, Richard
1990 Mitchell, Richard
1988 Mitchell, Richard
1988 Mitchell, Richard


1987

Mitchell, Richard
1986 Mitchell, Richard
1984 Mitchell, Richard
1982

TEACHING RELATED PUBLICATIONS

Baumann, Eleen A., Richard G. Mitchell, Jr., Caroline Hodges Persell, and Mary C. Bernstein 1990 Baumann, Eleen A., Richard G. Mitchell, Jr., Caroline Hodges Persell, and Mary Bernstein 1990 Mitchell, Richard
1989 Baumann, Eleen, Richard Mitchell and Caroline Persell
1987 Baumann, Eleen and Richard Mitchell
1987 Mitchell, Richard
1984 Baumann, Eleen and Richard Mitchell
1984 Mitchell, Richard, Eleen Baumann and Steve Wilson
1984 Mitchell, Richard, Eleen Baumann and Caroline Persell
1984

PUBLICATIONS IN THE POPULAR PRESS

Mitchell, Richard
1989 Mitchell, Richard
1987 Mitchell, Richard
1980 Mitchell, Richard
1980 Carson, Rubin, with the assistance of Richard G. Mitchell, Jr., Thomas E. Lasswell, and Eleen A. Baumann
1978

WORK IN PROGRESS

Mitchell, Richard G. Jr. n.d.

PRESENTATIONS

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Mitchell, Richard G., Jr. and Kathy Charmaz
1996 Mitchell, Richard G. Jr and Kathy Charmaz
1996 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1996 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr. and Kathy Charmaz
1995 1995 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr.
1995 Charmaz, Kathy and Richard G. Mitchell, Jr.
1995 Mitchell, Richard G., Jr. and Kathy Charmaz
1995 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1988 1987 1985 1985 1985 1985 1984 1984 1982 1980 1980 1979 1977 1977 1977 1974 1974

INVITED LECTURES

1993 1989 1989 1989 1988 1987

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

1996 1996 1994 1994 1993 1991 1991 1990 1990 1988 1987 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979

PRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR VENUES

1994 1993 1990 1990

GRANTS AND AWARDS

  1. Library Research Travel Grant, Oregon State University, for travel to Washington D.C. archives, July, 1991, $1,000.
  2. Research Grant, Urban Research Associates, Los Angeles, July-September 1985, $1,850.
  3. Honorarium, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, July 1985,
  4. General Research Fund Award, Oregon State University, August 1984- June 1985, $2,343.
  5. Honorarium, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, June 1984, $1,278.
  6. Problems of the Discipline Award, American Sociological Association, June 1984, $1,500.
  7. Genge Corporation Research Grant, Genge Corporation, Los Angeles, June-August 1983, $3,750.
  8. College of Liberal Arts Research Grant, Oregon State University, January-June 1983, $3,689.
  9. L. L. Stewart Faculty Development Award, Office of Undergraduate Affairs, Oregon State University, June-September 1982, $1,000.
  10. Faculty Research Planning Grant, Western Oregon State College, March-June 1980, $500.

OTHER RESEARCH AND SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE

Consultant and instructor, State of Oregon, Board of Police Standards and Training. Developed and updated curriculum for four-hour class, "Contemporary Society Awareness," required for all Oregon law enforcement personnel (except OSTs). Instructed that unit at Police Academy from 1980-1986. Approximately 480 students.

Consultant to State of Oregon, Travel and Information Section. Advised section personnel regarding sample selection and data interpretation for ongoing travel and tourism surveys and promotional efforts designed to measure Oregon tourist activity and tre nds, Spring 1982.

Consultant to the National Broadcasting Company and Bush Productions, Inc. Responsible for the design, implementation and analysis of a nationwide survey of attitudes concerning the structure and content of marital relationships. Data utilized as the ba sis for a one-and-one-half-hour network special, "The National Love, Sex and Marraige Test," aired by NBC, March 5, 1978.

Field interviewer, United States Bureau of the Census, Los Angeles Regional Office. Collected data on criminal victimization of individuals as part of the National Crime Survey conducted for the U.S. Department of Justice, September 1976-June 1977.
Consultant to the Southern California Chapter of the Sierra Club, Mountaineering Training Committee. Designed and administered evaluations of student achievement and instructor/curriculum effectiveness for the Sierra Club's Basic Mountaineering Training Course involving 1,000 students and 300 staff persons in 1975 and 1976.

Consultant to the California Council of Landscape Architects, Education and Research Committee, on issues of methodology in collection of data in a statewide survey of California Landscape Architects. Designed and implemented a subsequent program of data preparation and analysis, March 1975-November 1975.


SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

National Service
    American Sociological Association
      --Nominated, Committee on Professional Ethics, 1994-1996.
    Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
      -- Appointed Charles Horton Cooley Award Committee, member, 1993-94
      . -- Appointed 1994 Annual Meetings Special Awards Committee, Co-chair.
      -- Appointed George Herbert Mead Award Committee, member, 1991-92, 94-95.
    Alpha Kappa Delta
      --Elected Regional Representative, 1992-1993, reelected 1994-1996.
      -- Appointed Student Paper Competition Committee, member, 1992-1993;
      Chair 1993-1994, 1994-1995.
      -- Appointed Distinguished Lecture Committee, Co-chair, 1994, 1995.

Regional Service
Pacific Sociological Association

    -- Elected Regional Representative, 1993-1995
    -- Appointed Committee on Freedom of Teaching and Research, member
    1992-93. Appointed Chair 1993-94, reappointed Chair for 1994-96.
    Appointed as PSA liaison to ASA's Committee on Professional Ethics, 1994-95.
    -- Appointed Plenary Program Committee member, 1994-95.
    -- Appointed Publications Committee member, 1991-93.
Oregon Academy of Science
    -- Appointed Sociology Program Chair, 1993-1995.

University and Local Service
Committees
    -- Honorary Doctorate Committee, member 1991-93, 1994-96
    -- Greek Orientation Committee, member 1992-93
    -- Freshmen Orientation Program Committee, member 1994-95
    -- Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, member, 1994-1996.
    -- Sally Hacker Memorial Fund Board of Directors, member 1991-1995.
    -- Faculty Adviser, Alpha Kappa Delta, 1990-1991.

Editorial Reviews
    Symbolic Interaction
    Qualitative Sociology
    Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
    Sociological Inquiry
    Sociological Quarterly
    Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology
    Coastal Management

Manuscript reviews for:
    University of Chicago Press
    University of California Press
    Text reviews:
    Harper-Collins
    Allyn-Bacon

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction
American Sociological Association
Pacific Sociological Association
Society for the Study of Social Problems
American Society of Criminology
Alpha Kappa Delta

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Social Psychology, Existential/Interpretive Sociology.
Ethics, Deviance, Criminology, Corrections.
Sociology of Leisure/Popular Culture/Art/Urban Life.
Classic and Contemporary Social Theory.
Qualitative Research Methodology.

COURSES TAUGHT

Introductory Sociology, Social Psychology, Small Group Dynamics,
Criminology and Penology, Social Deviance, Juvenile Delinquency,
Qualitative Research Methods, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Leisure and Culture, Peace
Studies.