Dr. Joe R. Feagin
Born (1938-05-06) May 6, 1938 (age 82)
San Angelo, Texas, United States
NationalityUnited States
Alma mater
Awards
  • Nomination for Pulitzer Prize
  • W.E.B Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award
  • Arthur Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Founder's Award for Scholarship and Service
  • Cox-Johnson-Frazier Scholarship Award
  • 2018 Excellence in Research Award for Elite White Men Ruling
Scientific career
FieldsSociology
Institutions

Joe Richard Feagin (last name pronounced /fɡɪn/; born May 6, 1938)[1] is a U.S. sociologist and social theorist who has conducted extensive research on racial and gender issues, especially in regard to the United States. He is currently the Ella C. McFadden Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University. Feagin has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, University of California, Riverside, University of Texas at Austin, University of Florida, and Texas A&M University.

Feagin has done much research work on race and ethnic relations and has served as the scholar in residence at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has written over 60 books. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni Association achievement award and was the 1999–2000 president of the American Sociological Association.

Early life

He was born in San Angelo, Texas, but spent most of his childhood and adolescence in Houston, TX in the area now known as West University Place. He attended Mirabeau B. Lamar High School.

Education

After completing his undergraduate education at Baylor University in 1960, Feagin moved to Boston where he went on to earn his Ph.D. in sociology (social relations) from Harvard University in 1966. He was the Scholar-in-Residence at the U.S. Civil Rights Commission (1974–1975). Currently, he is the Ella C. McFadden and Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University.[2] His research and teaching interests concern mainly the development and structure of racial and gender prejudice and discrimination, especially institutional and systemic discrimination and racism.

Works

His books have won numerous national and professional association awards. His book Ghetto Revolts (Macmillan 1973)[3] was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He is the 2006 recipient of a Harvard Alumni (HDS) Association lifetime achievement award and was the 1999–2000 president of the American Sociological Association[4]

Research (books)

He is author of over 200 research articles and 70 plus books on racial, gender, and urban issues. Amongst his books are:

Other notable books:

Research (peer-reviewed articles)

He is author of over 200 research articles on racial, gender, and urban issues. Amongst his articles are:

Recent public contributions

In 2007, Feagin along with Jessie Daniels at Hunter College in NYC [23] launched Racism Review[23] a website designed to provide a credible and reliable source of information for journalists, students and members of the general public who are seeking solid evidence-based research and analysis of “race,” racism, ethnicity, and immigration issues, especially as they undergird and shape U.S. society within a global setting.

Professional experience

Previous positions

Affiliations

Awards and honors

Administrative and editorial positions

References

  1. ^ Peacock, Scot (2002-04-01). Contemporary Authors. Gale / Cengage Learning. pp. 187. ISBN 978-0-7876-4614-1.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2014-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Ghetto Revolts: Politics of Violence in American Cities: Joe R. Feagin, Harlan Hahn: 9780023365607: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  4. ^ "Joe R. Feagin | American Sociological Association". Asanet.org. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  5. ^ Sociology. "Jim Crow's Legacy: The Lasting Impact of Segregation (Perspectives on a Multiracial America): Ruth Thompson-Miller, Joe R. Feagin Texas A&M University, Leslie H. Picca: 9781442241633: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  6. ^ "Liberation Sociology: Joe R. Feagin, Hernan Vera, Kimberly Ducey: 9781612057248: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  7. ^ "Latinos Facing Racism: Discrimination, Resistance, and Endurance (New Critical Viewpoints on Society): Joe R. Feagin, Jose A. Cobas: 9781612055541: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  8. ^ "Racist America: Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations: Joe R. Feagin: 9780415704014: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  9. ^ "The White Racial Frame: Centuries of Racial Framing and Counter-Framing: Joe R. Feagin: 9780415635226: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  10. ^ "Yes We Can?: White Racial Framing and the Obama Presidency: Adia Harvey-Wingfield, Joe Feagin: 9780415645386: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  11. ^ Government Social Policy. "White Party, White Government: Race, Class, and U.S. Politics: Joe R. Feagin: 9780415889834: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  12. ^ "Racial and Ethnic Relations, Census Update (9th Edition): Joe R. Feagin, Clairece Booher R Feagin: 9780205024995: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  13. ^ "Systemic Racism: A Theory of Oppression: Joe R. Feagin: 9780415952781: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  14. ^ "Social Problems: A Critical Power-Conflict Perspective (6th Edition): Joe R. Feagin, David V. Baker, Clairece Booher R Feagin: 9780130999276: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  15. ^ "Black in Blue: African-American Police Officers and Racism: Kenneth Bolton, Joe Feagin: 9780415945189: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  16. ^ "White Men on Race: Power, Privilege, and the Shaping of Cultural Consciousness: Joe R. Feagin, Eileen O'Brien: 9780807009833: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  17. ^ "The Many Costs of Racism: Joe R. Feagin, Karyn D. McKinney: 9780742511187: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  18. ^ "The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism: Debra Van Ausdale, Joe R. Feagin Texas A&M University: 9780847688623: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  19. ^ "White Racism: The Basics: Joe R. Feagin, Hernán Vera, Pinar Batur: 9780415924610: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  20. ^ Civil Rights. "Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism, Second Edition: Rosalind S. Chou, Joe R. Feagin: 9781612054780: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  21. ^ "Two-Faced Racism: Whites in the Backstage and Frontstage: Leslie Picca, Joe Feagin: 9780415954761: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  22. ^ "The Agony of Education: Black Students at a White University: Joe R. Feagin, Hernan Vera, Nikitah Imani: 9780415915120: Amazon.com: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2016-09-11.
  23. ^ a b "About Us". Racismreview.com. 2014-08-18. Retrieved 2016-09-11.