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Robert MKunovich

Name

[Robert M Kunovich]
  • Professor of Sociology

Education

    • 2001 PhD in Sociology
      Ohio State Univ Columbus, 2001
    • 1996 MA in Sociology
      Ohio State Univ Columbus, 1996
    • 1993 BA in Political Science
      Miami University, 1993
      (Supparea: Second major in Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs)

Appointments

    • Sept 2017 to Present Professor
      Department of Sociology and Anthropology ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2008 to Aug 2017 Associate Professor
      Department of Sociology and Anthropology ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2004 to Aug 2008 Assistant Professor
      Department of Sociology and Anthropology ,The University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2001 to Aug 2004 Assistant Professor
      Department of Sociology ,Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA, United States)

Memberships

    • 2009 to Present Cross-national Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program
      The CONSIRT Program has been established by the Departments of Sociology and Political Science of The Ohio State University and the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology and the Graduate School of Social Research at the Polish Academy of Sciences (IFiS PAN and GSSR PAN, respectively)
    • 2001 to Present American Sociological Association

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2013 Academy of Distinguished Teachers sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2012 College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher Award sponsored by UT Arlington, College of Liberal Arts

Publications

      Book Chapter 2016
      • Consequences of Political Knowledge among Men and Women
        [Kunovich, RobertM, Kunovich, SheriL, Slomczynski, KazimierzM, Wysmulek, Ilona ]. 85-100 [.] " IFiS Publishers ".
        http://www.ifispan.pl/en/

      Journal Article 2016
      Journal Article 2006 2006
      • Medical Communication in Older American Indians: Variations by Ethnic Identity
        [Garroutte, EvaMarie, Kunovich, RobertM, Buchwald, Dedra, Goldberg, Jack]. 25(1), 27s-43s [.] "Sage Journals".

      Material Regarding New Courses/Curricula 2006
      • Social Statistics
        [Kunovich, RobertM, Estep, Rhoda]. 93-97 [.] "American Sociological Association".

      Book Chapter 2002
      Other 2002
      • Pro-Democratic Values in Cross-National Perspective: Substantive and Methodological Matters
        [Slomczynski, KazimierzM, Kunovich, RobertM]. 32(1), 3-13 [.] "M.E. Sharpe".

      Journal Article 2002 2002
      • Social Structural Sources of Anti-immigrant Prejudice in Europe: The Impact of Social Class and Stratification Position
        [Kunovich, RobertM]. 32(1), 39-57 [.] "M.E. Sharpe".

      Book Review 2001
      • Review of Capturing the Complexity of Conflict: Dealing with Violent Ethnic Conflicts of the Post-Cold War Era
        [Kunovich, RobertM]. 30(3), 282-283 [.]

      Book Chapter 2000
      • The Morning After: Political Participation During Systemic Transformation
        [Kunovich, RobertM, Slomczynski, KazimierzM]. 129-142 [.] "IFiS Publishers".

      Journal Article 1999
      • Civil War, Social Integration and Mental Health in Croatia
        [Kunovich, RobertM, Hodson, Randy]. 40(4), 323-343 [.] "American Sociological Association". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/2676329
      1999

Presentations

    • April  2015
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Photo Essays & Systematic Observations: A Group Exercise.” Panel on “Visuality, Physicality, and Pedagog", Department of Modern Language , UT Arlington/Libraries. (April 1, 2015).
    • August  2013
      Kunovich, RobertM, Kunovich, Sheri , "The Gender Gap in Political Knowledge among Poles", New York . (August , 2013).
    • August  2013
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Anti -immigrant Sentiment and Context : The Possibilities and Challenges of Moving Beyond Region as Context", New York . (August 1, 2013).
    • January  2012
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Anti - immigrant Sentiment and Context: The Possibilities and Challenges of Moving Beyond Region as Context", Warsaw, Poland . (January 1, 2012).
    • January  2009
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Contextual Sources of Inter - group Prejudice: An Exploration of Alternative Contexts", San Francisco, California. (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2009
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Occupational Context and Anti - immigrant Prejudice", Warsaw, Poland . (January 1, 2009).
    • January  2007
      Kunovich, RobertM, "The Components of National Identity in Comparative Perspect ive", Glasgow, Scotland . (January 1, 2007).
    • January  2006
      Kunovich, RobertM, " Group - Focused Enmity", Volkswagen Foundation, Bielefield, Germany. (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2006
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Religion and State: An Examination of Attitudes Toward the Catholic Church in Poland", Quebec, Canada. (January 1, 2006).
    • January  2005
      Kunovich, RobertM, Kunovich, SheriL, "Structural Inequality, Dependency, and Gender Attitudes: A Cross - national Analysis", Philadelphia, PA. (January 1, 2005).
    • January  2003
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Variability in the Content of National Identity: An Exploration of Individual and Collective Sources of Religious National Identity in Europe", Atlanta, Georgia. (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2003
      Kunovich, RobertM, Sigworth, Catherine, "“Ethnic Conflict, Group Polarization, and Gender Attitudes in Croatia.", Atlanta, Georgia. (January 1, 2003).
    • January  2002
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Immigration, Economic Hardship, and Cross - national Differences in Anti - Immigrant Prejudice", Chicago, Illinois . (January 1, 2002).
    • January  1999
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Conflict, Religious Id entity, and Ethnic Intolerance in Croatia", Chicago, Illinois. (January 1, 1999).
    • January  1997
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Political Participation: Psychological and Structural Determinants During Societal Transformation In Poland", Toronto, Canada . (January 1, 1997).
    • January  1996
      Kunovich, RobertM, Dufur, Mikaela J, "Controlling the ‘Cool Pose’: African - American Football Players and the NCAA Celebration Penalty.", Cincinnati, OH. (January 1, 1996).
    • January  1996
      Kunovich, RobertM, "Scientific Management and the ‘Cool Pose’: Content Analysis of the NCAA Celebra tion Penalty Video", Birmingham, Alabama . (January 1, 1996).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Noah Ambs, (Sociology and Anthropology)
      Master's Non-Thesis Committee Member
    • Present
      Cole Baggett, (Sociology and Anthropology)
    • Present
      Gary Fitzsimmons , (Sociology and Anthropology)
    • Present
      Dianne Reaux , (Sociology and Anthropology)
      Master's Thesis Substitute Committee
    • Present
      Garth Pickard, Mr. Pickard started off in the thesis-substitute degree plan. He made some progress on the thesis-substitute project, but more or less stalled by the fall of 2017. He switched to the non-thesis degree plan for fall 2018 and will hopefully graduate in December 2018. (Sociology and Anthropology)
      Master's Non-Thesis Chair
    • May 2018
      Meagan Sanders, (Sociology and Anthropology)
    • Dec 2017
      Aamal Alabed, (Sociology and Anthropology)
      Master's Thesis Substitute Committee

Courses

      • SOCI 5698-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106779)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • SOCI 5385-009 NON-THESIS PROJECT
        (Course Id: 106771)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 3348-001 SOCIAL ASPECTS OF RISK
        (Course Id: 111646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 5398-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106777)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 4391-009 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 106717 | Xlist Coursepre: SOCI 5392 | Servlearn: No | Desc: This course was initially offered within the SOCI 5341 course number (SEMINARS IN THEORY AND RESEARCH METHODS). My father was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer on the first day of the semester. Given his diagnosis and short life expectancy, we decided to convert the course into a conference course (for greater flexibility on contact hours). It was not clear how often I would have to miss class to travel to Ohio. My father died within a very short period of time, though, and I missed only the first two classes of the semester. I don't believe that course evaluations are available because it was a conference course. )
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775 | Xlist Coursepre: SOCI 4391 | Servlearn: No | Desc: This course was initially offered within the SOCI 5341 course number (SEMINARS IN THEORY AND RESEARCH METHODS). My father was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer on the first day of the semester. Given his diagnosis and short life expectancy, we decided to convert the course into a conference course (for greater flexibility on contact hours). It was not clear how often I would have to miss class to travel to Ohio. My father died within a very short period of time, though, and I missed only the first two classes of the semester. I don't believe that course evaluations are available because it was a conference course. )
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • SOCI 5341-001 SEM IN THEORY & RESRCH METHODS
        (Topic: Advanced Sociology of Risk | Course Id: 106759)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775 | Servlearn: No | Desc: Five students were enrolled in the required course (SOCI 5304) when the semester began, but one of these students dropped before the census date. I was asked to cancel SOCI 5304 and replace it with SOCI 5392, which is a conference course without a minimum enrollment. Aside from this change, I taught the course as if it were the required course, SOCI 5304. There are no SFS results for this course because it was categorized as a conference course. )
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • SOCI 5393-009 THESIS SUBSTITUTE
        (Course Id: 106776)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCI 5385-009 NON-THESIS PROJECT
        (Course Id: 106771)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCI 3462-001 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCI 3462-002 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCI 5393-009 THESIS SUBSTITUTE
        (Course Id: 106776)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • SOCI 4391-009 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 106717)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 5385-009 NON-THESIS PROJECT
        (Course Id: 106771)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 3348-001 THE SOCIOLOGY OF RISK
        (Course Id: 111646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • SOCI 4391-009 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 106717)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 5393-009 THESIS SUBSTITUTE
        (Course Id: 106776)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 5388-009 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 106772)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • SOCI 5388-017 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 106772)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 3352-002 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 5393-009 THESIS SUBSTITUTE
        (Course Id: 106776)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • SOCI 5393-009 THESIS SUBSTITUTE
        (Course Id: 106776)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • SOCI 3462-001 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 5388-009 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 106772)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 5388-017 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 106772)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 3348-001 THE SOCIOLOGY OF RISK
        (Course Id: 111646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5388-009 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 106772)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 3462-001 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5698-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106779)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 3352-002 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 3348-001 THE SOCIOLOGY OF RISK
        (Course Id: 111646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5698-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106779)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 3462-001 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 3462-002 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Topic: Social Statistics | Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 5330-001 SEM IN SOCIAL DIFFERENTIATION
        (Topic: Comp Ethnic/Racial Conflict | Course Id: 106748)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • SOCI 5385-009 NON-THESIS PROJECT
        (Course Id: 106771)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 3462-001 SOCIAL RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 106687)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 4391-009 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 106717)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
      • SOCI 5698-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106779)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • SOCI 5392-0099 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 5385-009 NON-THESIS PROJECT
        (Course Id: 106771)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 4365-001 TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Topic: Global Ethnic Conflict | Course Id: 106713)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • SOCI 5392-009 CONFERENCE COURSE IN SOCIOLOGY
        (Course Id: 106775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • SOCI 3352-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS
        (Course Id: 106678)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • SOCI 5304-001 SOCIAL STATISTICS I
        (Course Id: 106725)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • SOCI 5398-009 THESIS
        (Course Id: 106777)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Sociology Program Health and Sport Concentration Committee
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Chair
      Sociology Program UEP Coordinator
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Academy of Distinguished Teachers Leadership Committee
      I review dossiers for university level teaching awards and attend meetings.
    • Sept 2009 to  Present Committee Member
      Sociology Program Curriculum Committee
    • Sept 2008 to  Present Committee Member
      Sociology Program Graduate Studies Committee
    • Sept 2004 to  Present Committee Member
      Sociology Program Research and Evaluation Concentration Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      CoLA Teaching Awards Committee
      I represented the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and on the CoLA Teaching Awards Committee. I reviewed files and made recommendation for six awards categories.
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Faculty Mentor
      Mentor for the Faculty-to-Faculty Mentoring Program
    • Sept 2016 to  Aug 2018 Faculty Advisor
      Sociology Program Alpha Kappa Delta Faculty Advisor
    • Sept 2014 to  Aug 2018 Chairperson
      Department of Sociology and Anthropology Chairperson
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2018 Program Coordinator
      Sociology Program Director
    • Sept 2012 to  Aug 2014
      Department of Sociology and Anthropology Associate Chairperson

Service to the Profession

    • Sept 2011 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member (Warsaw, Poland)
      Ask: Research and Methods
      I serve on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal, Ask: Research and Methods. The journal is open access (https://askresearchandmethods.org/) and is published by Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences.
    • Past to  Feb 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Comparative Sociology
      I reviewed one journal manuscript.