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Melinda D. Kane

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Director
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
Office: Brewster A-404
Tel: 252.737.2478
E-mail: kanem@ecu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Areas of Interest: Social Movements, Stratification and Inequality, Gay and Lesbian Politics, Gender, Political Sociology

Research

Selected Publications and Papers In Progress

Melinda D. Kane and Thomas A. Elliot. 2014. "Turning to the Courts:  A Quantitative Analysis of the Gay and Lesbian Movement's Use of Legal Mobilization." Sociology Focus 47(4):  219-237.

Melinda D. Kane. 2013. "Finding 'Safe' Campuses: Predicting the Presence of LGBT Student Groups at North Carolina Colleges and Universities." The Journal of Homosexuality 60(6):  828-52.

Melinda D. Kane. 2013. "LGBT Religious Activism: Predicting State Variations in the Number of Metropolitan Community Churches, 1974-2000." Sociological Forum 28(1):  135-158.

Jason Lee Crocket and Melinda D. Kane. 2012. "Mobilizing in Response to Threat: The Case of the Ex-Gay Movement." Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change 33:227-256.

  • Nominated, 2013 Distinguished Article Award, Section on Sexualities, American Sociological Association

Karen L. Hayslett and Melinda D. Kane. 2011 “‘Out’ in Columbus: Neighborhood Level Variations in Gay and Lesbian Concentration.” City & Community 10(2):131-156.

Melinda D. Kane. 2010. "You've Won, Now What? The Influence of Policy Success on Gay and Lesbian Mobilization, 1974-1999." The Sociological Quarterly 51:255:277.