300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400
PhD Syracuse University, 2012
Gender, Social Theory, Technology, Social Inequality
Prof. Standlee specializes in teaching and research in the areas of gender, social theory, sociology of technology, social Inequality. Her current scholarship examines the social and cultural implications of contemporary interpersonal communication technologies, with a specific interest on the role of socio-economic status, gender and geographic location in the formation of interpersonal relationships and complex social networks. Her publications have made contributions not only to substantive theorizing in culture, technology studies, socialization and inequality, but also to the emerging field of online research methods. At Gettysburg College, Prof. Standlee teaches courses on social theory and gender, as well as an introductory course for the major.
Study of basic structures and dynamics of human societies, focusing on the development of principles and concepts used in sociological analysis and research. Topics include culture, socialization, social institutions, stratification, and social change. No prerequisite. Meets three hours per week and has extra assignments.
Examination of patterns of gender stratification in American social structures. Course centers on how class, race, and gender influence the experiences of women and men in families and occupations. Topics include images of women in the media, construction of gender, and movements for change. Prerequisite: Sociology 101, 102 or 103.
Exploration of a topic in sociology not usually covered in the regular curriculum. Prerequisite: SOC 101, 102, or 103.
Exploration of the nature of sociological theory and major theoretical orientations (paradigms). Course examines the origins and creation of these paradigms in the nineteenth and early twentieth century - the period of 'classical sociology' and their development, elaboration, and application in contemporary sociology. Prerequisite: SOC 101, 102, or 103, with a grade of C or higher; and one 200-level SOC course.