American Journal of Sociological Research

American Journal of Sociological Research is a peer-reviewed journal which gets an international referee board, mainly embodied from each individually expert professional on the social research fields. The journal contributes to all of the social sciences. It welcomes articles on all aspects of developments that contribute to the improvement of social science knowledge.


Stan Weeber

Editor-in-Chief of American Journal of Sociological Research

Associate Professor, McNeese State University, USA

Research Areas

Collective Behavior and Social Movements, Political Sociology, Extremism Studies

Education

2010PostdoctoralSociology, University of Iowa
2000Ph.DSociology, with a minor in Criminology, University of North Texas
1979 M.A.Sociology, Mississippi State University
1974B.A.Sociology, Simpson College

Experience

2006-presentAssociate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.
2000-2006Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.
1998-2000Academic Advisor, School of Community Service, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
1997-1998Adjunct Instructor, Department of Social Science, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX.
1994-1997Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology and Social Work,University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
1992-1994Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston,TX.

Publications: Journals

[1]  "Introducing the Southeastern Social Science Journal," Southeastern Social Science Journal, Volume 1, 2011, p. 2.
[2]  "Leveraged Responses to Neo-Liberal Policies on Disaster Reconstruction: Observations from Haiti, the United States, and the Indian Ocean Region," forthcoming in International Review of Modern Sociology, Fall, 2011.
[3]  "'Critically Responsive Pedagogy': Teaching Sociology After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita," Journal of Sociology, Social Work and Social Welfare, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2011, pp. 1-18.
[4]  "Disaster at the Casino: Betting on Subject Matter Expertise to Win Over Adult Students," Faculty Focus Special Report, March, 2010.
[5]  "Introduction to the Special Issue." International Review of Modern Sociology, Volume 35, Number 2, Fall, 2009, pp. 161-165.
[6]  "A Generalized Stage Model of International Political Scandals, International Review of Modern Sociology, Volume 35, Number 1, Spring, 2009, pp. 43-61.
[7]  "'Critically Reflective Teaching': Teaching Sociology After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita," Teaching Matters (Newsletter of ASA Section on Teaching and Learning), Volume 37, Number 1, Summer, 2008, pp. 4-5.
[8]  "Narrating the Storm: Storytelling as a Methodological Approach to Understanding Hurricane Katrina," Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Volume 13, Issue 2, Fall, 2007, pp. 99-120 (with Kristen Barber, Danielle Hidalgo, Jennifer Day, Timothy Haney, and Jessica Pardee).
[9]  "Politics, Collective Framing, and Scandal: U.S. Scandal Management from 'Checkers' to Halliburton," Contemporary Law and Justice Journal, Volume 7, Fall, 2007, pp. 71-93 (with Billy Turner).
[10]  "Home Health Care After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: A Report From the Field." Home Health Care Management and Practice, Volume 19, Number 2, February, 2007, pp. 102-111.
[11]  "Millennial Students Meet the Stanford Prison Experiment," Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, Volume 34, Number 2, November, 2006, pp. 175-186.
[12]  "Elite Versus Mass Sociology: An Elaboration on Sociology's Academic Caste System." The American Sociologist, Volume 37, Number 4, Winter, 2006, pp. 50-67.
[13]  "Remembering Sabine Pass," Texas Escapes, November, 2006. "Animal Hoarding Versus Animal Collecting," (with Carol Campbell and John Williamson). Available online at: www.animalcrueltyinvestigations.com (November 6, 2006).
[14]  "After Katrina, The Tears of Diaspora." Flashquake, Volume 5, Issue 4, Summer, 2006.
[15]  "Positive Intelligence and Media Reduction of Ambiguity: The Search for Osama Bin Laden." International Review of Modern Sociology, Volume 31, Number 2, Autumn, 2005, pp. 131-156 (with Billy Turner and Keith Durkin).
[16]  "Evaluation of a School and Peer Based Anti-Smoking Program Targeting Southwest Louisiana Grade School Students." Journal of Applied Sociology, Volume 22, Number 2, Fall-Winter, 2005, pp. 91-104 (with Carol Campbell).
[17]  "Death, Grief, and the Home Health Worker: A Systems Approach." Home Health Care Management and Practice Journal, Volume 17, Number 5, August, 2005, pp. 358-364.
[18]  "Targeted Violence, Criminology, and Collective Behavior: The DC Beltway Sniper Case." Virginia Social Science Journal, Volume 40, Winter, 2005, pp. 1-17.
[19]  "Militia Groups and the Anthrax Scare: A Cultural Framing Perspective." Sociological Imagination, Volume 40, Number 2, 2004, pp. 91-110.
[20]  "Durkheim on Crime and Societal Development: The Durkheimian School of Comparative Criminology Recon-sidered." Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, Volume 32, Number 1, May, 2004, pp. 35-49.
[21]  "The Political Sociology of Private Armies in Colombia and the United States." International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Volume 27, Number 2, Fall, 2003, pp. 154-177.
[22]  "Militias at the Millennium: A Test of Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior." Sociological Quarterly, Volume 44, Number 2, Spring, 2003, pp. 181-204 (with Dan Rodeheaver).
[23]  "Holy Wars: A Comparative Study of the Taliban and U.S. Christian Identity Militias." Journal of Security Administration, Volume 25, Number 2, December, 2002, pp. 47-64 (with Rathnam Indurthy and Billy Turner).
[24]  "Sadie American, Pioneer of Visual Sociology." The Social Science Paper Publisher, Volume 5, Number 2, Fall, 2002, pp. 1-16.
[25]  "Chaos Theory, Nonlinear Family Dynamics, and Violence." The Social Science Paper Publisher, Volume 5, Number 1, April, 2002, pp. 44-57.
[26]  "Origins, Orientations and Etiologies of the U.S. Citizen Militia Movement, 1982-1997. Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, Volume 27, Number 1, May, 1999, pp. 57-66.
[27]  "Postmodernism and the Sociological Imagination." Sociological Imagination, Volume 35, Issue 2/3, 1998, pp. 182-195.
[28]  "Postmodern-Feminist Approaches to the Study of Wife Abuse: A Critical Review." Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology, Volume 25, Number 2, November, 1997, pp. 199-209.
[29]  "Oswald and White-Hate COINTELPRO," Backchannels, Volume 4, Number 3, May, 1995, pp. 26-27.
[30]  "Stephen H. Landesberg and the Greenwich Village Hoax," Fourth Decade, Volume 2, Number 2, January, 1995, pp. 14-19.
[31]  "Review of Political Crime in the United States Questioned," Contemporary Sociology, Volume 10, Number 5, 1981, p. 615 (with Julian Roebuck).
[32]  "DWI Repeaters and Non-Repeaters: A Comparison." Mississippi State University, Social Science Research Center, Journal Paper No. 73, 1981.
[33]  "DWI Repeaters and Non-Repeaters: A Comparison." Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, Volume 26, Number 3, 1981, pp. 1-9.
[34]  "Political Crime in the United States." Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Volume 2, JAI Press, 1979, pp. 307-329 (with Julian Roebuck).

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Sadie American, Chicago's Pioneer of Visual Sociology. Rochester, NY: Social Science Electronic Publishing, 2011.
[2]  Sociology From the Ground Up: An Examination of Life in the Lower Tiers of American Sociology. Seattle: Amazon.com, 2011.
[3]  Private Armies in the Culture of Capitalism. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Corporation, 2010.
[4]  U.S. and Global Extremism. Hightstown, NJ: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
[5]  Political Sociology: Three Viewpoints. Boston: Pearson, 2010.
[6]  Collective Behavior and Social Movements. Hightstown, NJ: McGraw Hill, 2010.
[7]  Post-Rita Reflections: A Sociological Journey. Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2009.
[8]  Extremism in the United States and the World. Hightstown, NJ: McGraw-Hill, 2008.
[9]  In Search of Derrick Todd Lee: The Internet Social Movement That Made a Difference. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2007.
[10]  Private Armies, Citizen Militias and Religious Terrorists: Origins and Forms of Antisystemic Violence Today. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2007.
[11]  Militias in the New Millennium: A Test of Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2004 (with Dan Rodeheaver).
[12]  Lee Harvey Oswald--A Socio-Behavioral Reconstruction of His Career. Lewiston, N.Y.: Mellen Press, 2003. (Mellen Series on Sociology, Volume 37).
[13]  Internet and U.S. Citizen Militias. Denton, TX: University of North Libraries (On-line). Available: http://iii.library.unt.edu/search/t (July 8, 2001).
[14]  Political Crime in the United States. New York: Praeger, 1978 (with Julian Roebuck).
[15]  The Forest Service Ranger District and Its Resident Public: A Continuing Alienation. Mississippi State University Department of Sociology and Rural Life, 1978 (with Andrew Baird and Michael Lightsey).
[16]  Determination of the Causes of an Incendiary Fire Problem in a Mountain Range. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Mississippi State University, 1977 (with Andrew Baird).
[17]  Attitudinal Study of Banking Services and Practices. Department of Sociology, Simpson College, 1974 (with several co-authors).
[18]  "Terrorism and Extremism." Pp. 225-238 in William J. Chambliss (Ed). Crime and Criminal Behavior. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2011.
[19]  "Resisting Corporatism: Citizens Fight Back Against the British Petroleum Oil Spill." In L. Eargle and A. Esmail (Eds.) Black Beaches and Bayous: The BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2011.
[20]  "Gaming/Casinos." In Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues, letter of agreement November, 2010.
[21]  "Anti-Corruption Legislation." In Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice. New York: Golson Media, projected publication in 2011.
[22]  "Nigerian Money Scams." In Encyclopedia of Transnational Crime and Justice. New York: Golson Media, projected publication in 2011.
[23]  "Corruption on Indian Reservations." In American Indians at Risk. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, projected publication in 2012.
[24]  "Restorative Justice." In Encyclopedia of Community Corrections. New York: Golson Media, projected publication in 2011.
[25]  "Central Intelligence Agency." In Alcohol and Drugs in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, projected publication in 2011.
[26]  "The Anthrax Scare." In Encyclopedia of Extremism and Terrorism, Amazon.com, projected publication in 2013.
[27]  "The Christian Defense League." In Encyclopedia of Extremism and Terrorism, Amazon.com, projected publication in 2013.
[28]  "Militia Movement." In Encyclopedia of Extremism and Terrorism. Amazon.com, projected publication in 2013.
[29]  "Structural/Systemic Violence-College." In Encyclopedia of Campus and School Crime. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO (letter of agreement, Fall, 2009).
[30]  "On Managing 'Spoiled Identity': Escape from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita." Pp. 90-103 in D. Hidalgo and K. Barber (Eds.) Narrating the Storm: Sociological Stories of Hurricane Katrina. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007.
[31]  "Canadian Gulag? Comparing the Elimination of Dissidents by Totalitarian Regimes and of Unwanted Professors by University Administrations." Pp. 145-164 in Kenneth Westhues (Ed.)Remedy and Prevention of Mobbing in Higher Education. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2006.
[32]  "Positive Intelligence and Media Reduction of Ambiguity: The Hunt for Osama Bin Laden." Chapter 4 in S. Kukreja (Ed.) Case Studies in Political Sociology. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2006 (with Billy Turner and Keith Durkin; reprint of International Review of Modern Sociology article).
[33]  "The Denton Connection." Pp. 312-343 in Proceedings of the Research Conference of the Fourth Decade. Fredonia, NY: State University College, August, 1996.