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Kimberly Johnson

Dr. Kimberly Johnson

208 Sloan Fine Arts Center
(570) 484-2955

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Economic Sociology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Social Change
  • Society and the State
  • Sociology of Libertarian Thought

Areas of Expertise

Sociological Theory, Political Sociology, Medical Sociology and Social Change

Education:

  • PhD. 2000 University of North Texas

Courses Developed:

  • Economic Sociology
  • Sociology of Libertarian Thought
  • Sociology of Conservative Thought
  • Sociological Research
  • Society and the State
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Urban and Rural Patterns
  • Medical Sociology

Programs Developed

Industry and Economics concentration in the Sociology Program

Scholarly Work:

Johnson, Kimberly. 2016. Homebirth, Midwives, and the State: A Libertarian LookLibertarian Papers. Volume 8 (2): 256-278.

MaryKris Mcilwaine with Kimberly Alexander, Nili Kirschner, Ovetta Robinson-Heyward, and Janine Schipper. 2012. Sociology: A Contemporary Approach. New Social Science Press.

MaryKris Mcilwaine with Kimberly Alexander, Nili Kirschner, Ovetta Robinson-Heyward, and Janine Schipper. 2012. Instructor’s Manual -- Sociology: A Contemporary Approach. New Social Science Press.

Alexander, Kimberly A. and Annessa Braux. 1997. “Ethelyn Clara Davis” in Women and Sociology: Past and Present. Easterling, Calvin H., Brenda Philips and Pat Nation (Eds.), New York: Wittier Publishing.

Recent Presentations

Libertarian Thought on the College Campus: Fostering the Free Exchange of Ideas, Critical Thinking, and Peaceful Self-Determination. 2019. Libertarian Scholars Conference. New York, New York.

Homebirth, Monopoly, and the Nonaggression Principle. 2015. Pennsylvania Sociological Society. Edinboro, PA.

Midwives, Physicians and the State: A Libertarian Look. 2015. Mises Institute. Austrian Economics Research Conference. Auburn, AL.

Why Privacy Matters. Sociology’s Conversation on Issues. 2015. Lock Haven University, University Open Lecture.

Advisor

  • Sociology Club
  • Young Americans for Liberty

Research Areas

Sociological Implications of Cryptocurrency, Sociological Theory, Libertarian Theory

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