Tiffany Gayle Chenault

Tiffany Gayle Chenault

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: MH-335A
Phone: 978-542-6263

Summer Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1027 91 SOC347 Social Inequality: Race, Class and Gender
1899 D1 SOC345 Race and Ethnicity in Society
1943 D1 SOC341 Urban Sociology

Professional Biography

Ph.D., Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

M.S., Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

B.A.,Department of Sociology, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Professional Interests

Social Inequality,

Race and Ethnicity, Law and Social Policies,

Scholar Activist Methodology,

Qualitative Methods,

 Urban and Community


Introduction to Sociology

Urban Sociology

Social Inequality

Coordinator for African American Studies Minor

Selected Publications


Chenault, Tiffany Gayle.  2015. The Unseen Politics of Public Housing: Resident Councils, Communities, and  Change.  Lanham, MD:  Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield.


2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award: for outstanding and significant  contributions to the causes of freedom, justice, peace, and equality.



2015. Scholars Strategy Network Key Findings Brief “Mobilization for Voting Rights in a Northeastern City.”

 Jackson, Jennifer, T. G. Chenault, and Joy Winkler. 2015. “Bringing Organizations Back in: Perspectives on Service- Learning, Community Partnership and Democratic Thinking in a Voter Engagement Project.” Partnerships: A Journal of Service-Learning and civic Engagement Project  6(1):77-99

Chenault, T. G. & Duclos-Orsello, E. (2008). An Act of Translation:The Need to Understand Students' Understanding of Critical Thinking inthe Undergraduate Classroom. Journal of Effective Teaching. 8(2) 5-20.

Chenault, Tiffany G. 2002. "Black Women's Colleges". P. 15-17 Ana M. Martinez Aleman and Kristen A. Renn (eds). Women in Higher Education: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, California: ABC- CLIO Inc.

Chenault, Tiffany G. 2002. "Black Sororities". P. 279-282 Ana M. Martinez Aleman and Kristen A. Renn (eds). Women in Higher Education: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, California: ABC- CLIO Inc.

Selected Presentations

Paper Presentations

2015Embedded Librarianship: Librarian and Faculty Perspectives.” Marcela Y. Isuster, MLIS, Tara K. Fitzpatrick, MLIS, Catherine Fahey, MLIS, Nancy C. Dennis, MS, MA, MBA,     Robert E. Brown, PhD, Tiffany G. Chenault, PhD, Linda J. Coleman, MS.  Special   Libraries Association Conference. Boston, MA

2015    “ Finally Tenured and still Fighting a new battle ground: When gender and sexuality become a smokescreen for racial inequality.” Social Theory Forum, Boston, Massachusetts

2015    ‘Finally Tenured and Apart of the Club? Minority Women and the Tenured Aftermath.”   Southern Sociological Society. New Orleans, Louisiana.

2014    “Northern Exposure: Perspectives in Voting Inequalities, Community Partnership, and      Service Learning.” Association of Black Sociologist. Charlotte, North Carolina


2005: Salem State College: First Lecuture Series on Podcast/soas/aspect/First%20Lecture%20Podcast/Podcast/Podcast.html