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Patrick McGinty

Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, 2005
Assistant Professor of Sociology

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Courses

  • Soc 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • Soc 320 Sociology of Work
  • Soc 333 Classical Sociological Theory
  • Soc 334 Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Soc 461(G) Educational Sociology
  • Soc 562 Graduate Seminar: Complex Organization
  • Soc 599 Graduate Seminar: Symbolic Interactionism

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociological Theory (Classical & Contemporary), Symbolic Interactionism, Sociology of Education, Complex Organizations, Occupations & Work, Sociology of Policy

Publications/Presentations

  • Burns, Tom R., Hall, Peter M., and Patrick J.W. McGinty. 2013. "Conceptualizing Power and Meta-Power: Causalities, Mechanisms, and Constructions."  Pp. 19-82 in T. R. Burns and P. M. Hall, eds., The Meta-Power Paradigm:  Impacts and Transformation of Agents, Institutions, and Social Systems.  NY:  Peter Lang.
  • Hall, Peter M. and Patrick J.W. McGinty. 2013. "Social Organization Across Space and Time."  Pp. 421-438 in T. R. Burns and P. M. Hall, eds., The Meta-Power Paradigm:  Impacts and Transformation of Agents, Institutions, and Social Systems.  NY:  Peter Lang.
  • McGinty, Patrick J.W. 2011. "Secondary Groups."  Pg. 524 in G. Ritzer and J.M. Ryan, eds., The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology.  Oxford:  Blackwell Publishing.
  • McGinty, Patrick J.W., Burns, Tom R., and Peter M. Hall. 2010. "Meta-Power," in G. Ritzer, editor, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
  • McGinty, Patrick J.W. 2009. "Teachers and Teaching During Educational Restructuring and Reforms." Pp. 1135-1152 in L. J. Saha and A. G. Dworkin, eds., International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching. NY: Springer.
  • McGinty, Patrick J.W. 2006. “Secondary Groups,” in George Ritzer, editor, Encyclopedia of Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • McGinty, Patrick J.W. 2005. “The Dynamic Past: History, Symbolic Interactionism and the Study of Social Organization.” American Sociological Association, August 13-16, 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Hall, Peter M. and Patrick J.W. McGinty. 2002. “Social Organization Across Space and Time: The Policy Process, Mesodomain Analysis, and Breadth of Perspective,” in Sing C. Chew and David Knottnerus, eds., Structure, Culture, and History: Recent Issues in Social Theory. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Hall, Peter M. and Patrick J.W. McGinty. 2002. “Restructuring.” Pp. 495-500 in David L. Levinson, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., and Alan R. Sadovnik, eds., Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia. NY: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • Hall, Peter M. and Patrick J.W. McGinty. 1997. “Policy as the Transformation of Intentions: Producing Program from Statute.” The Sociological Quarterly 38: 439-467.

Organizational Memberships/Affiliations

American Sociological Association, American Educational Research Association, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Midwest Sociological Society

Dr. McGinty joined the Department in 2005.