Pamela Leong

Pamela Leong

Professional Details

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: MH-335E
Phone: 978-542-2420
Email: pamela.leong@salemstate.edu
Resume: Pamela Leong [PDF 319KB]

Summer Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1269 01 SOC201 Introduction to Sociology
1281 21 SOC346 Social Deviance

Professional Biography

Ph.D.               2008

                        Sociology

                        University of Southern California

M.A.                2003

                        Sociology

                        University of Southern California

B.A.                 1994

                        Political Science

                        University of California, Irvine

Professional Interests

Areas of Research and Teaching Interests:

Social Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Research Methods, American Culture, Higher Education

Responsibilities

Introduction to Sociology

Social Problems

Statistics

Research Methods (quantitative and qualitative)

Data Analysis

Selected Publications

Book

Leong, Pamela.  2015.  Religion, Flesh, and Blood:  The Convergence of HIV/AIDS, Black Sexual Expression, and Therapeutic Religion.  Lanham, MD:  Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Leong, Pamela.  2015.  "Coming to America:  Assessing the Patterns of Acculturation, Friendship Formation, and the Academic Experiences of International Students at a U.S. College."  Journal of International Students 5(4):459-474.

Leong, Pamela.  2015.  "American Graffiti:  Deconstructing Gendered Communication Patterns in Bathroom Stalls."  Gender, Place, and Culture. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0966369X.2014.991705 

Leong, Pamela.  2006.  "Religion, Flesh, and Blood:  Re-Creating Religious Culture in the Context of HIV/AIDS."  Sociology of Religion 67:295-311.

 

Selected Presentations

2014.    “The Myth of Higher Education as the Great Equalizer:  Assessing the Structural and Institutional Disparities.”   Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Social Problems, August 16, San Francisco, CA.

2014.    “American Graffiti:  Deconstructing Gendered Communication Patterns in Bathroom Stalls.”  Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, February 22, Baltimore, MD.

2013.    “Teaching about Inequalities in Higher Education.”  Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, March 23, Boston, MA.

2011.    “An Assessment of College Students' Self-Reflections of Race, Social Class, and Gender.”  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 23, Las Vegas, NV.