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Matt Muthcler

Matt  g. Mutchler, phd

 

Professor, Sociology &

Director, Urban Community Research Center

California State University, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

Phone(310) 243-3274

mmutchler@csudh.edu

 

 Community-Based Researcher

AIDS Project Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 201-1522

mmutchler@apla.org

 

Education:

 

1999               Doctorate of Philosophy in Sociology

                      University of California, Santa Barbara

1994               Master of Arts in Sociology

                      University of California, Santa Barbara

1991               Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

                      University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Dissertation and Thesis:

 

1999           Young Gay Men’s Sexual Stories:Encountering and Producing Sexual Politics, Masculinities, and Sexual Cultures in the Era of AIDS. Diss. University of California, Santa Barbara.

1994            The Making and Meaning of a Safer Sex Community in the AIDS Generation. Thesis.  Univ. of California, Santa Barbara.

 

Professional Work Experience:

 

2013-present  Professor, Sociology; California State University, Dominguez Hills

 

2008-2013  Associate Professor, Sociology; California State University, Dominguez Hills

 

2005-2008    Assistant Professor, Sociology; California State University, Dominguez Hills

 

2011-present  Director, Urban Community Research Center, California State University, Dominguez hills

 

2000-present  Director, Community-Based Research, AIDS Project Los Angeles

 

1999-2000    Senior Policy Analyst, AIDS Project Los Angeles

 

2002-06        Adjunct Faculty, Department of Sociology; University of California, Santa Barbara

 

1992-99        Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

1995-97        AIDS Education Director, Pacific Pride Foundation in Santa Barbara

 

1994-96        Executive Director, Phoenix Rising: HIV Prevention in Santa Barbara

 

1992-94       Research Associate, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), Department of Medicine, University of California.

 

1989-94        Research Assistant, “Young Men’s Survey Project” University of California, San Francisco: CAPS, Department of Medicine

 

1988-91        Community Health Outreach Worker, Pacific Pride Foundation, Santa Barbara

 

Select List of Teaching Experience:

 

                              Social Science Research Workshop

                              Sociology of Health, Illness, and Healing (Medical Sociology)

                              Sociology of AIDS

                              Statistics (Introduction)

                              Research Methods (qualitative and quantitative)

                              Community-Based, Participatory Research Methods

                              Field Methods (Ethnography)

                              Community Studies

                              Social Psychology

                              Socal Agencies and Service Learning/Internships in Sociology

                              Sociology of the Helping Professions

                              Social Movements

                              Sexual Communities, Sexual Politics

                                                           

Research Interests:

 

Medical Sociology/Sociology of Health and Illness

HIV prevention and Treatment Education

Policy Issues regarding HIV Prevention and Care

Community-Based, Participatory Research and Evaluation

Applied/Public Sociology

Sexualities & Gender

Sexual Communities and Politics

Suxual Minority & Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities

Social Psychology and Stigma

Substance Use and Misuse

 

Director, Sociology, Urban Community Research Center (UCRC)

 

The UCRC consists of a team of inter-disciplinary faculty and student researchers exploring important community issues using community-based, participatory research methods.  The following principles guide the scholarly work in the lab:  community participation, applied research, field methods, strong collaborative processes with community partners, and a focus on health and social justice issues.  The laboratory currently includes collaborative evaluation activities with community-based agencies such as AIDS Project Los Angeles.  The community studies lab integrates the strengths of the sociology program in various approaches to teaching and research on community issues. 


 

Teaching Experience:

 

2005-present California State University, Dominguez Hills:

                     Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor:  Medical Sociology (Sociology of AIDS),Community Studies, Social Psychology, Field Methods (Ethnography), Service Learning (Internships in Sociology), Ethnography, Social Agencies, Statistics, Research Methods, Research Workshop

 

1992-06        University of California, Santa Barbara:

                     Adjunct Faculty: Sociology of AIDS; Research Field Methods

                     Teaching Assistant: Statistics, Introduction to Methods, Theories of Gender Inequality, Introduction to Sociology, Social Psychology, Socialization, Contemporary Theory, Lesbian and Gay Studies, Global Conflict, Families

 

2003             Phillips Graduate Institute, Doctoral Program:  Statistics in Applied Settings

 

Peer reviewed Teaching Publications:

 

Mutchler, M.G.  2006.  “Sociology of AIDS” Syllabus, published by the American Sociological Association in Instructional Guidebook.

 

Teaching Training and Professional Development:

 

2012             California State Univesity, Dominguez Hills; Solutions for Faculty Advisors: CSU Campus Solutions

 

2011             California State Univeristy, Domgineuz Hills; Using on-line data sources:  Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council

 

2010             California State Univeristy, Domgineuz Hills; Using hybrid teaching strategies, Center for Teaching and Learning

 

2009             California State Univeristy, Domgineuz Hills; Nvivo Training Session co-facilitated with Kristi Jackson and provided to CSUDH students and affiliates

 

2008             California State University, Dominguez Hills; Lasting Learning Seminar

 

2007             California State University, Dominguez Hills:  Universal Design for Learning Elements Seminar

 

2006             California State University, Dominguez Hills:  Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Seminar

 

2005             California State University, Dominguez Hills:  New Faculty Success Program Certificate of Completion

           

 

Refereed Scholarly Publications (*student co-authors):

 

Mutchler, M.G.; McDavitt, B.; *Gordon, K.; *Huerta, S.; & *McKay, T. Manuscript under preparation. How substances become associated with sex among African American and Latino YMSM.

Mutchler, M.G.; *McDavitt, B.; *Wang, A.; Paul, J.; & Choi, K.  Manuscript under preparation. Getting it where you can: Asian Pacific Islander, African American, and Latino Gay Men Talk about Seeking Social Support from Friends.

Mutchler, M.G., *McKay, T., *McDavitt, B., & *Gordon, K.  Published online ahead of print March 14, 2013.  “Using Peer Ethnography to Address HIV-related Health Disparities among Urban Young Black and Latino Men who have Sex with Men.” American Journal of Public Health.

Mutchler, M.G.; *McDavitt, B.,;& *Gordon, K.  Forthcoming.  “Becoming Bold”:  Alcohol Use and Sexual Exploration among African American and Latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM).” Journal of Sex Research.

*McDavitt, B. & Mutchler, M.G. Manuscript under preparation.  “Dude, You’re Such a Slut!”:  Barriers and Facilitators of Sexual Communication among Young Gay Men and their Best Friends.”. Journal of Adolescent Research.

George, S.; *Phillips, R.; *McDavitt, B.; & Mutchler, M.G.  The Cellular Generation and a New Risk Environment: Implications for Texting-Based Sexual Health Promotion Interventions among Minority Young Men Who Have Sex with Men. Published in the proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium.

*McKay, T.; *McDavitt, B.; George, S.; & Mutchler, M.G. 2012. Their Type of Drugs: Perceptions of Substance Use, Sex, and Social Boundaries among Young African American and Latino Gay and Bisexual Men.” 1-14, iFirst: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2012.720033; Culture, Health, & Sexuality

Bogart, L.M., Wagner, G.J., Mutchler, M.G., Risley, B., *McDavitt, B., *McKay, T., & Klein, D.  2012. “Community HIV Treatment Advocacy Programs May Support Treatment Adherence.” AIDS Education and Prevention. 24(1): 1-14, Jan.-Feb.

*McKay, T. & Mutchler, M. G.  2011. “The Effect of Partner Sex: Nondisclosure of HIV Status to Male and Female Partners among Men who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW).” AIDS & Behavior. 15:1140-52.

Mutchler, M.G.; *McKay, T.; *Candelario, N.; Liu, H.; Stackhouse, B.; & Ayala, G. 2011. Sex, drugs, peer connections, and HIV:  Use and Risk among African-American, Latino, and Multiracial young men who have sex with men (YMSM) in Los Angeles and New York. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Service. 23(2):271-295.

Mutchler, M.G.; Wagner, G.; Cowgill, B.O.; *McKay, T.; Risley, B., & Bogart, L. 2011. Improving HIV/AIDS Care through Treatment Advocacy:  Going Beyond Client Education to Empowerment by Facilitating Client-Provider Relationships.  AIDS Care, 23: 1, 79-90.

Mutchler, M.G, & *McDavitt, B. 2011. “Gay Boy Talk” Meets “Girl Talk”:  HIV Risk Reduction Assumptions in Young Gay Men’s Sexual Health Communication with Best Friends.  Health Education Research. 26(3):489-505.

Mutchler, M.G.; Bogart, L.; *McKay, T.; Elliot, M., Suttorp, M. & Schuster, M. 2008"Psychosocial Correlates of Unprotected Sex without Disclosure of HIV-Positivity among African-American, Latino, and White Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women.”  Archives of Sexual Behavior. 37: 736-747.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Ayala, G.; & *Neith, K. 2005. “Safer Sex Stories Told by Young Gay Men:  Building on Resiliency Through Gay-Boy Talk.” Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education, 2(3): 37-50.

Herman, L. & Mutchler, M.G.  2004. "HIV and Violence: An agency-based investigation of behavioral patterns associated with clients experiencing current or past violence."  Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 3(3): 97-104 .  

Mutchler, M.G. 2004. "Money Boys in Thailand:  Sex, Work, and Stigma During the XV International AIDS Conference."  Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children & Youth, 6(1):121-128..

Mutchler, M.G.; Ayala, G.; Hebert, P.; & Fernandez, R. 2004. “Gay-boy Talk: Discourse for Stopping HIV Infections Among Young Gay Men.” SIECUS Report. 32, No. 1, Winter.

Mutchler, M.G.; Klosinski, L.E.; *Chion, M.; Bingham, T.; Jenkins, R.A. & Secura, G. 2003. “Comparing Sexual Behavioral Patterns Between Two Bathhouses:  Implications for HIV Prevention Intervention Policy.” Journal of Homosexuality, 44, #3/4: 221-242.

Mutchler, M.G.; Klosinski, L.E.; *Chion, M.; Bingham, T.; Jenkins, R.A. & Secura, G. 2003. “Comparing Sexual Behavioral Patterns Between Two Bathhouses:  Implications for HIV Prevention Intervention Policy.” In Gay Bathhouses and Public Health Policy.  New York:  Harrington Park Press.

Mutchler, M.G. 2002.  “Will It Be Silence and Violence or Safety and Prevention for the Next Generation of Gay Youth?” International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies. 7, 1: 23-38.

Mutchler, M.G. 2000. “Young Gay Men’s Stories in the States: Scripts, Sex, and Safety in the Time of AIDS.” Sexualities. Vol 3(1): 31-54.

Mutchler, M.G. 2000. “Making Space for Safer Sex.” AIDS Education and Prevention.12(1): 1-14.

Mutchler, M.G. 2000. “Seeking Sexual Lives: Gay Youth and Masculinity Tensions.” Gay Men and Masculinities edited by Peter R. NardiSage Publications: Thousand Oaks.

Mutchler, M.G. 1996. “A Safer Sex Liberation: Mapping an Emerging Culture.”, Thresholds:Viewing Culture. 9: 19-28. University of California, Santa Barbara Graduate Student Association Press.

 

Book Reviews

 

Mutchler, M.G. 2011. “Book Review:  Benjamin Shepard, Queer Political Performance and Protest, NY, Routledge, 2010.”  Sexualities, February (14): 123-4.

 

           

Public Sociology/Additional Scholarly and Commissioned Publications (*student co-authors):

 

Mutchler, M.G., *McDavitt, and *McKay.  2011.  Final Report from the 2010 APLA Client Survey.  Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles, www.apla.org.

 

Curtis, P.; Mutchler, M.G., Davis, M.; Roundy, J.; & *Cooper, E.  2009.  Volume 2, Medicare Part D:  Implementation, Impact, and HIV/AIDS Policy on Dual-Eligibles in Los Angeles County: Final Report from Main Study.  Research Report published by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Curtis, P.; Mutchler, M.G., Gutierrez, J.; Roundy, J.; *Cooper, E.  2008.  Volume 1, Medicare Part D:  Implementation, Impact, and HIV/AIDS Policy on Dual-Eligibles in Los Angeles County.  Research Report published by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Mutchler, M.G. and *McKay.  2009.  Final Executive Report from the Sexual Health Study in South Los Angeles.  Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Mutchler, M.G. and *McKay.  2008.  Final Report from the 2008 APLA Client Survey.  Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles, www.apla.org.

 

Mutchler, M.G. and *McKay.  2007.  Final Report from the Sex-Drugs and HIV Study.  Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles and Gay Men’s Health Crisis, New York, NY.

 

Mutchler, M.G. 2003. “Gay-boy Talk: Discourse for Stopping HIV Infections Among Young Gay Men.” The Scarlet Letters. Vol. 2(Summer). Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Ayala, G., Thompson, C.E., Klosinski, L., Hebert, P., & Mutchler, M.G. 2003.  "Changing How We Think:  HIV Prevention in the U.S.:  An HIV Prevention Policy Publication." Published by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Mutchler, M.G. 2002.  “2001 Client Survey Findings” Executive Summary posted to AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Mutchler, M.G. 2000. “1999 Client Survey Findings.” Executive Summary,AIDS Project Los Angeles.

 

Thompson, C.E. & Mutchler, M.G. 2000. “HIV/AIDS Managed Care and The External Environmental Assessment:  Is It Worth It?” HIV: Quality Care Network and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).

 

Mutchler, M.G. 1999. Advocacy in the 21st Century: An HIV/AIDS Policy Agenda, commissioned by Los Angeles County Office of AIDS Policy.

 

Mutchler, M.G. 1999. “Needle Exchange Bill Needs Support.” Published in Positive Living.

 

Mutchler, M.G. 1998. “Phoenix Rising Training Model:  A Community Empowerment Approach to HIV Prevention Education.” Pacific Pride Foundation, commissioned by UCSF-CAPS.

 
 

Externally Funded Research:

 

2012-15        Principal Investigator. Young Black Men who have Sex with Men (YBMSM)’s Sexual Communication with Friends in Two Distinct U.S.Regions.

                     R15 NIH-NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health): $400,000.

 

2011-16        Co-Principal Investigator.  Treatment Advocacy Intervention for HIV-Positive African Americans.

                     R01 NIH- National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD): $500,000 per year.

 

2009-14        Co-Principal Investigator. Medical Mistrust, Social Networks, and Disparities in HIV Care Among Blacks.

                     R01 NIH- National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD): $500,000 per year.

 

2010-12        Site Principal Investigator, ‘California AIDS Multi-Institutional Clinical Studies’.  funded by California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP).

                     CHRP: $600,000 per year

 

2009-12        Principal Investigator, ‘Sex-drugs and HIV:  How substances became associated with sex among African American and Latino young men who have sex with men’ funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). 

                     R03 NIH-NIDA: $130,000 per year.

 

2010-11        Co-Principal Investigator, ‘Evaluating the acceptability of cell phone-based sexual health communication among young African American and Latino  men who have sex with men in Los Angeles’

                     Funded by Charles Drew University/AXIS Program, $60,000.

 

2005-10        Site Principal Investigator, ‘Network for AIDS Researchers in Los Angeles’.  , funded by Universitywide AIDS Research Program, California Collaborative HIV/AIDS Research Centers.

                     UARP: $900,000 per year

 

2008-10        Site Principal Investigator, ‘The Sexual Mixing among Racial/Ethnic Minorities’ Study, funded by the NIH,

                     Funded by NIH, R01, $800,000 per year

 

2006-2009    Co-Principal Investigator, 'Evaluation of Treatment Advocacy in Improving HIV Care Management',

                     R21 NIH- National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).  $200,000 per year.

 

2007-2009    University Principal Investigator, 'Medicare Part D:  Implementation, Impact, and HIV/AIDS Policy' funded by the California HIV/AIDS Research Program. Community Collaboration Research Award. 

                     CHRP, $200,000 per year.

 

2007-08        Principal Investigator, ‘HIV Risk and ‘Sex Drugs’ among African American, Latino, and Multiracial MSM in Los Angeles and New York’

                     Funded by the Institute for Community Health Research, $30,000.

 

2007-08        Principal Investigator and Preceptor for McKay, T, ‘Disclosure of HIV Status Among Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW),

                     Funded by the UCLA AIDS Institute, $20,000.

 

2006-2007    Principal Investigator, ‘Sex Drugs and HIV:  Perceptions of Young Gay Men of Color’, quantitative phase funded by the UCLA AIDS Institute.

                     $36,000.

 

2005-07        Principal Investigator, 'Sexual Health Communication:  Young Gay Men and Their Friends' funded by the Universitywide AIDS Research Program.

                     $98,000.

 

2002-2004    Principal Investigator, ‘In the Mix:  Sexual Risk and Disclosure Behaviors among HIV+ Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women’ funded by the Universitywide AIDS Research Program IDEA award mechanism.

                     $100,000.

 

2001-2004    Principal Investigator, ‘Prevention with Positives Demonstration Project’ funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

                     $300,000 per year.

 

2000-2005    Community Principal Investigator, ‘Community-Based Evaluation Training’, funded by Los Angeles County Office of AIDS.

                     $200,000 per year.

 

1997-99        Dissertation Award, ‘Sexual Stories Project’ funded by the Universitywide AIDS Research Program.

                     $12,000.      

 

1997             Doctoral Student Fellowship, ‘Martin P. Levine Memorial Fellowship’ administered by the ASA Sex and Gender Section.

                     $2,500.

 

Additional Funded Research Experiences and Awards:

 

2010             Principal Investigator, ‘Individual Interviews:  Sexual Health Communication’ Study, funded by CSUDH, Natural and Behavioral Sciences Fund.

                     $1,530.

 

2009             Principal Investigator, ‘Dyad Analysis:  Sexual Health Communication’ Study, funded by CSUDH Emeritus Faculty Association.

                     $1,440

 

2007-08        Principal Investigator, ‘2008 APLA Client Survey’ funded by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

                     $24,000.

 

2006-2007    Principal Investigator, ‘Sex Drugs and HIV:  Perceptions of Young Gay Men of Color’, qualitative phase funded by CSU-Dominguez Hills RSCAAP, AIDS Project Los Angeles, and Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

                     $5,000,& in-kind.

 

2004-2006    Principal Investigator, ‘2005 APLA Client Survey’ funded by AIDS Project Los Angeles.

                     $22,000.

 

2003-2005    Principal Investigator, 'Community-Based Participatory Research:  A Model for Evaluating Sexual Health Promotion in Commercial Sex Venues', funded by Los Angeles County Office of HIV/AIDS & AIDS Project Los Angeles.

                     $40,000.

 

2001-2002    Principal Investigator, ‘2001 APLA Client Survey’ (N=1,365).

                     $20,000.

 

1999-2008    Evaluation Consultant, HIV prevention and care programs---APLA, South Bay Free Clinic, Clinica Oscar A. Romero, City of West Hollywood, National Native American Prevention Center, and the L.A. Gay&Lesbian Center.

                     $1,200,000.

 

2000-2001    Principal Research Investigator, ‘Sexual Risk and Disclosure Issues Among HIV Positive Individuals’ Focus Groups and Formative Research Project with the Positive Images Consortia and  APLA.

                     $12,400.

 

1999-2000    Principal Investigator of the 1999 APLA Client Survey (N=1,610).

                     $36,400.

 

 

1998             Dissertation Fellowship, ‘Sexual Stories Project’ funded by UCSB Graduate Division.

                     $5,000.

 

1997             Predoctoral Fellowship, ‘Sexual Stories Project’ funded by the UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center.

                     $4,000.

 

 

Recent Scholarly Peer Reviewed Presentations (*Student Co-Authors) Select List from 176:

 

McDavitt, B., Schoen, M., Mutchler, M.G. “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:” Young Gay Men’s Sexual Communication with Female Friends.  Presentation at the 2013 conference of the American Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii, July, 2013.

 

Mutchler, M.G., McDavitt, B*., Wang, A*., Paul, J., & Choi, K.  Sexual Talk or Social Healing:” Support from Gay and Non-Gay Friends. Invited for oral presentation on a Symposium, “Navigating the Complexities of Friendships Across Sexual Orientation” at the American Psychological Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July, 2013.

 

Bogart, L.M., Wagner, G.J., Mutchler, M.G.; Green, H.; Bryce W. McDavitt, B.W., & Klein, D.J. Relationships of HIV- and Race-based Discrimination to Antiretroviral Treatment Use and Retention in Care among African Americans with HIV.  Accepted for Oral Presentation at the International Conference on HIV Prevention and Treatment Adherence, Miami, FL, June, 2013.

 

 

Mutchler, M.G. Invited to speak on a panel “Applied Careers in LGBTQ Issues” at the Pacific Sociological Association, Reno, Nevada, March, 2013. 

 

Meyer, A.A*., James, D*., Vaala, P*., & Mutchler, M.G.  Talking about Sex: Differences in Heterosexual Men’s and Women’s Sexual Health Communication with Close Friends.  Accepted for Oral Presentation at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, February 21, 2013.

 

Brooks R*, Thomas, S*., Smith, N*. Morris-Wilson, E*, & Mutchler, M.G. Sexual Communication Among Blacks and Non-Blacks.  Accepted for Oral Presentation at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, February 21, 2013.

 

George, S.; Phillips, R.; *McDavitt, B.; & Mutchler, M.G.  The Cellular Generation and a New Risk Environment: Implications for Texting-Based Sexual Health Promotion Interventions among Minority Young Men Who Have Sex with Men. Presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association, Chicago, 2012.

 

Mutchler, M.G., McDavitt, B., & *Gordon, K. “"Becoming "Bold":  Alcohol use and sexual exploration among Black and Latino young MSM.” Oral Presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference, August, 2012.

 

Mutchler, M.G., George, S., McDavitt, B., & *Adams, W. “Sleeping and Texting with my Phone: Implications for Mental Health and Sexual Health Promotion among Black and Latino Young Men who have Sex with Men.”  Invited presentation for the Distinguished Speaker, Special Session of the Sociology of Mental Health and Illness, International Sociological Association Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August, 2012.

 

Bogart, L.M., Green, H, Wagner, G.J., Mutchler, M.G., Galvan, F.H., Klein, D.J., Hoover, M., & *McDavitt, B.  “Nonadherence and the Spread of HIV Conspiracies in Social Networks among African Americans Living with HIV.” Poster Presentation at the 6th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence Conference, International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, Miami Beach, FL, June, 2012.

 

*Collazo, J., Dellacioppa, K., Mutchler, M.G., & Weber, C.   The Impact of Tourism on Mexico and the state of Oaxaco:  From Displacement to Autonomy.  Presentation at the Pacific Sociologicial Association Conference, March, 2012.

 

*Gordon, K., & Mutchler, M.G. Alcohol Use, Sexual Risk, and HIV: Sexual Exploration Among Black and Latino Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (YMSM)Presented at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California. February 2012.  WINNER BEST STUDENT PAPER IN SOCIAL SCIENCES SECTION.

 

Mutchler M.G. Discussant. Special Session. Sociology's Contributions to the Fight Against HIV/AIDS: Reflections from Winners of the Sociologists' AIDS Network Career Award American Sociological Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV; August, 2011.

 

Mutchler, M.G. Presider.  Regular Session:  Health Issues in LGBT.  American Sociological Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV; August, 2011.

 

*McDavitt, B., *Patel, K., *Gordon, K.K., *Bui, K., *Estem, K., *Gonzalez, B., *Huerta, S., & Mutchler, M.G. Beyond disinhibition: Alcohol and sexual exploration among young men who have sex with men. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2011 National Conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

*Gordon, K. K., *McDavitt, B., *Bui, K., *Ani, I., Mutchler, M. G. How does marijuana become associated with sex among African American and Latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM)? Presented at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA, February, 2011.

 

*Estem, K., Claybrook, M.K., *Mc Davitt,B., *Gordon, K., & Mutchler, M. G. Social and Cultural Barriers Amongst African Americans and Latinos in the Reduction of HIV/AIDS. A Literature Review. Presented at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California. February 2011.

 

*Gordon, K. K., Bluthenthal, R., *McDavitt, B., *Hu, C, and Mutchler, M. G. Sex-drugs and HIV: How Substances Became Associated with Sex among  African American and Latino Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (YMSM). Poster Presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Charlotte, NC, November, 2010. WINNER BEST STUDENT POSTER PRESENTATION

 

*McDavitt, B., Mutchler, M.G., *Barboza, J., and *Roman D. Judgmental Sexual Health Communication: Helpful or Harmful for Young Adults?  Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, August, 2010.

 

*McKay, T.; *McDavitt, B.; George, S.; Mutchler, M.G.  Doing “Sex Drugs”: Accomplishing and Navigating Social Identities as Young Black and Latino Gay and Bisexual Men.  Oral presentation at the American Sociological Assocition, Atlanta, GA, August, 2010.

Mutchler, M.G., *McDavitt, B., *Hu, C., & *Barboza J. “Gay Boy Talk”  Meets “Girl Talk”:  Risky Assumptions in Young Gay Men’s Sexual Health Communication with Best Friends.  Poster presentation at the International AIDS Conference.  Vienna, Austria, July, 2010.

 

Mutchler, M.G., *McKay, T., *McDavitt, B., George, S., *Hu, C., & *Douglass, C.  Using Peer Ethnographers to Explore Insider Accounts of Sexual Risk and Substance Use. Poster presentation at the International AIDS Conference.  Vienna, Austria, July, 2010.

 

*Hess KL, Gorbach PM, Colemon L, Reback CJ, Mutchler M.G., Landovitz R, Inzhakova G, *McDavitt B, *Salehi K, Mitsuyasu R.  “Prevalent Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Associated With Rectal Hygiene Practices.”  Oral presentation at the 2010 National STD Prevention Conference; 2010; Atlanta, Georgia.

 

*Barboza, J., *McDavitt, B., *Roman, D., & Mutchler, M.G.  Judgment, Judging, and Jealousy: Helpful and Harmful “Gay Boy” Talk in Sexual Health Communication between Young Gay Men and their Best Friends. Presented at Student Research Day, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA, February, 2010. WINNER FOR BEST PAPER IN SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES.

 

Mutchler, M.G., *McKay, T., *McDavitt, B., & George, S.  Signifiers of Belonging:  Social Identities and “Sex Drug” Use among Young African American, Latino, and Multiracial Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Los Angeles and New York.  Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference.  Philadelphia, PA, November, 2009.

 

Mutchler, M.G. Meanings and Politics of HIV/AIDS.  Chair of Session at the Sociologists’ AIDS Network ‘Marking 20 years of AIDS in Sociology:  Reflecting Back and Moving Forward’ Conference, at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, August, 2009.

 

Mutchler, M.G., *McKay, T., *McDavitt, B., George, S. Latino Gay Youth and HIV in the Los Angeles Area.  Regional Spotlight paper presentation at the National Conference of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco, CA, August, 2009.

 

*McKay, T.A., Mutchler, M.G., & *Gutierrez, J.  Contextualizing the Sexual Risk and Disclosure Behaviors of HIV-Positive Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men and Women (MSMW) in Los Angeles.  Paper presentation at the National Conference of the American Sociological Association.  San Francisco, CA, August, 2009.

 

*Collazo, J.L. & Mutchler, M.G. Agricultural Community:  After Getting Evicted from the Garden.  Roundtable paper presentation at the National Conference of the American Sociological Association.  San Francisco, CA, August, 2009.

 

*McDavitt, B., Mutchler, M.G., *McKay, T., Gorbach, P.M., Colemon, L., Mitsuyasu, R. Ethnic Differences in Stigma Among HIV-positive Gay and Bisexual Men. Paper presentation at the National Conference of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August, 2009.

 

Bogart, L.M., Wagner, G., Mutchler, M.G., *McDavitt, B., *McKay, T., & Risley, B.  Promotion of Treatment Adherence and Engagement in Care Through Treatment Advocacy for People with HIV.  Paper presentation at the International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence, Miami, FL, May, 2009.

 

*Hernandez, B. & Mutchler, M.G. 2009.  “Gay-boy talk:  Sexual Health Communication between young gay men and their best female friends.” Presentation at the California State University Dominguez Hills Student Research Day, February, 2009.

Mutchler, M.G.; *Garcia, L.; *Cooper, E.; Gutierrez, J.; & *Hernandez, B.  2008.  “Gay-boy talk meets with girl-talk in Los Angeles:  High quality and frequent sexual health communication between young gay men and their best friends supports safer sex intentions and behaviors.”  Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, October; San Diego, CA.

*McKay, T. & Mutchler. M.G. 2008.  “Disclosure of HIV-status to male and female sexual partners by HIV positive men who have sex with men and women (MSMW).”  Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, October; San Diego, CA. WINNER OF BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD, HIV/AIDS SPIG.

Mutchler, M.G.; Wagner, G.; *McKay, T.; Cowgill, B.O.; Risley, B.; & Bogart, L.M. “Client perspectives on the value of treatment advocacy services at a large AIDS Service Orgnization.” Presented at the United States Confernce on AIDS, sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council; September, 2008.

Mutchler, M.G.; *McKay, T,; Liu, H.; *Candelario, N.; Stackhouse, B.; Bingham, T.; George, S.; Ayala, G.  2008.  “Sex-drugs, community, and HIV:  African American, Latino, and Multiracial young men who have sex with men (YMSM) in Los Angeles and New York.”  Presented at the XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.

Mutchler, M.G.; Brooks, R.; Ayala, G.; & *Cooper, E.  “Applying Research Methods in Community-based Organizations for Program Planning:  Lessons Learned from a Large AIDs Service Organization.”  Accepted for Oral Presentation at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference; Portland, OR; April, 2008.

Mutchler, M.G.; *McKay, T.; *Candelario, N.; Liu, H.; Stackhouse, B.; & Ayala, G. “Sex-drugs and  Psychosocial  Correlates of Condom Use among Young African-American, Latino, and Multiracial Men who have sex with Men in Los Angeles and New york. “ Oral Presentation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; Atlanta, GA, December, 2007.

Mutchler, M.G.  “Doing Community-Based Sociology”.  Invited Presentation for Professional Workshop.  American Sociological Association.  New York, NY; August, 2007.

 

*McKay, T.; Mutchler, M.G.; *Castillo, E.; *Canderlerio, N.; Stackhouse, B.; & Ayala, G.  “Sex, Drugs, & HIV:  Use and Risk Behaviors among Black and Latino Young Men who have Sex with Men in Los Angeles and New York.”  Oral presentation at the UCLA-Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services HIV Research: The Next Generation Conference, Los Angeles CA, April, 2007.

 

*Castillo, E.; *McKay, T., & Mutchler, M.G. “Doing Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Sex, Drugs, and HIV among Young Gay Men of Color from a Sociological Perspective.”  Oral Presentation at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, Oakland CA,  March, 2007.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “University & Community Partnerships:  How Does Sociology Help Communities?”  Organizer and Presider for Oral Panel at the Pacific Sociology Association Conference, Oakland CA, March, 2007.

 

*Castillo, E.; *McKay, T.A.; & Mutchler, M.G.  “African-Americans and Latinos:  Perceptions of ‘Sex-Drugs’ and HIV among Young Gay Men of Color.”  Oral Presentation at the Student Research Day Conference, University of California, Dominguez Hills, Carson CA, November, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; *McKay, T.A.; Elman, E.; & Ayala, G.  “How you Define Your Client Matters:  A Comparison of Survey Findings from Two Different Methodologies at One Social Service Agency.” Oral Presentation at the American Public Association Conference, Boston, MA; November, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G. & *Loguercia-Souza, Annette.  “Assessing Students learning on Participatory Research Projects at a Non-Residential Campus:  What is the Best Approach?”  Oral Workshop Presentation at the 36th Annual International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), Palm Springs, CA; October, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.  “Teaching the Sociology of AIDS---Integrating Topics into Your Curriculum” Oral Workshop Presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; & Schuster, M.A.  “A Sociological Perspective:  the Social and Cultural Contexts of HIV Risk Behaviors among HIV+ Men who have sex with Men and Women (MSMW).  Oral prersentation at the Pacifical Sociological Association Conference, April, 2006.

 

*McKay, T.; Mutchler, M.G.; Elman, E.; & Ayala, G.  “How You Define Your Client Matters:  A comparison of Survey Findings from Two Different Methodologies at One Social Service Agency.”  Oral Presentation at the 2006 HIV Research:  the Next Generation Conference, April, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.  “Sexual Health Communication:  Young Gay Men and their Friends.”  Poster presentation at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.  “Conversations with Students”  Panel presentation on working with students at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.

 

*Aguilera, P. & Mutchler, M.G.  “Dating Fickles:  Dating Patterns Among Homosexual Men.”  Poster presentatin at the 3rd CSU-Queer Studies Conference, California State University, Chico, April, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G. & Hendricks, P.  “A Model for Community-Based Participatory Evaluation:  Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluting HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues.”  Oral presentation at the 1st Community-Based Teaching and Research Conference, California State University, Pomona, March, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G., & *Gutierrez, J.  “Sexual Health Communication:  Young Gay Men and their Friends.”  Oral presenation at the 21st Universitywide AIDS Research Program Biennial Invesitgator’s Meeting, February, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, M.A.; & Hebert, Pato.  "A Model for Community-Based, Participatory Evaluation:  Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluating HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues."  Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, November, 2005.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; Schuster, M.A.  "Tailoring HIV Prevention Interventions to HIV+ MSMW:  Racial and Ethnic Differences in Unprocted Sex and Safer Sex Strategies."  Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference, November, 2005.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Hebert, P.; & Horwitz, L.  "Using Crystal Meth:  How to Protect and Value Gay Men's Lives Without all the Stigma."  Workshop presentation at the National Gay Men's Health Summit; October, 2005.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; & Schuster, M.A.  "Differences by Partner Gender in Safer Sex Strategies and Stigma among HIV+ MSMW."  Oral presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference; August, 2005.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L.; Schuster, M.A.  "Tailoring HIV Prevention Interventions to HIV+ MSMW:  Safer Sex Strategies and Predictors of Unprotected Sex with Male and Female Primary Partners."  Oral presenation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; June, 2005.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Colemon, L..; & Hebert, Pato.  "A Model for Community-Based, Participatory Evaluation:  Benefits, Challenges, and Lessons of Evaluating HIV Prevention in Commercial Sex Venues."  Oral presenation at the National HIV Prevention Conference; June, 2005.

 

Public Sociology/Invited Community Presentations of Scholarly Materials (A Select List):

 

Mutchler, M.G., George, S.; McDavitt, B.; & Roberts, P. “Texting in Bed”:  Implications for Texting-based Sexual Health Promotion with Black and Latino YMSM.” Invited Oral Presentation at the The Los Angeles HIV Research & Community Colloquia Series, hosted by UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services (CHIPTS) and the Los Angeles County HIV Prevention Planning Committee (PPC), July, 2012.

Mutchler, M.G., *McDavitt, B., & *Barboza, J. Sexual Health Communication Between Young Gay Men and Their Best Friends (“Goy Boy Talk”):  Partner Selection Assumptions that may Influence Sexual Risk Behaviors.  Presented to the Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services Scientific Core Committee, UCLA, February, 2010.

 

Mutchler, M.G., *McDavitt, B., *Cooper, E., *Barboza, J. & *Roman, D.  “Gay Boy Talk” Meets “Girl Talk”:  The Road to Risk is Paved with Good Intentions.  Presented to the Los Angeles County HIV Prevention Planning Committee, January, 2010.

 

Mutchler, M.G.  Keynote Address at California Lutheran University, World AIDS Day, December 1, 2009. Sexual Health Communication Between Young Gay Men and Young Women:  "Gay Boy Talk", "Girl Talk", and Why it Matters for HIV Prevention Practices and Policies.

 

Bogart, L.B., Wagner, G., Mutchler, MG., *McKay, T., & *McDavitt, B.  Key Findings from a Current Study on the Effectiveness of Treatment Advocacy’.  Presented at the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV.  July, 2009.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; *McKay, T.; Liu, H.; *Candelario, N.; Stackhouse, B.; Bingham, T.; George, S.; Ayala, G.  2008.  “Sex-drugs, community, and HIV:  African American, Latino, and Multiracial young men who have sex with men (YMSM) in Los Angeles and New York.”. Presented at a community forum by Mutchler, M.G.;  Belzer, M.; Bingham, T.; Harawa, N.; & Kipke, M.  ‘Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities Facing Young Gay and Bisexual Men of Color.’ Invited Presentation at the 2008 Institute for Community Health Research Forum, California Endowment.  March, 2008.

 

Mutchler, M.G.  ‘Adolescent Sexual Development and Identity.’ Presented at the 2006 Y.O.U.T.H. HIV Prevention Conference, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  September, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G. & *Gutierrez, J.  ‘The Gay Boy Talk Study.’ Presented at the UCLA/RAND Center for Adolescent Health Promotion, September, 2006.

 

Mutchler, M.G. ‘Evaluating a Collaborative HIV Prevention Program.’ Presented at the UCLA School of Nursing Center for Vulnerable Populations Research Interactive Workshop and Discussion, “Let’s talk about Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR)’; October, 2005.

 

Cadabes, C.; Colemon, L., Mutchler, M.G.; & Hebert, P. 'The Commercial Sex Venue Initiative (CSVI): A Community Collaboration for HIV and STD Prevention for Men who have Sex with Men in Bathhouses and Sex Clubs in Los Angeles.' Presented at the Prevention Planning Committee of the Los Angeles County Office of AIDS Programs and Policy; May, 2004.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “Doing Applied Sociology in a Community-Based Setting:  Using Research Skills to Inform Services at AIDS Project Los Angeles.” Invited Key Speaker at University of Southern California Symposium; May, 2003.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “The Importance of Doing Evaluation.”  Invited Presentation to the Positive Images Consortium Director’s Meeting; April, 2003.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “POWER Program:  Evaluation Challenges and Successes.”  Invited Speaker at the California HIV Planning Group, Prevention with Positives Task Force; February, 2003.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “Evaluation and Lessons Learned from the WeHo Life Project.” Invited Presentation to the West Hollywood Human Services Commission; December, 2002.

 

Mutchler, M.G. “Gay-Boy Talk:  Stopping the Waves of HIV Infections among Young Gay Men.” Invited Oral Presentation at Prototypes; October, 2002.

 

Mutchler, M.G.; Chion, M.; & Karsters, C. “HIV Prevention Social Marketing Efforts in Los Angeles County:  Lessons Learned from Three Funded Projects.” Invited Oral Presentation for the Los Angeles HIV Research & Community Colloquia Series sponsored by University of California, Los Angeles AIDS Institute, CHIPTS, and Los Angeles County HIV Prevention & Planning Committee; October, 2002.

 

                          Academic and Community Service:

 

2012-            Member, NBS Dean’s Search Committee

 

2012-            Member, Sociology Job Search Committee

 

2012-                     Sociology Program Scholarship Committee

 

2012-            NIH Early Career Investigator Reviewer

 

2012-            Faculty Mentor, MBRS RISE program scholar

 

2011-            Member, National Advisory Committee, Mpowerment (HIV Prevention for Young Gay Men)

 

2010-            Representative for CSU Dominguez Hills, Consortium of Applied Social Sciences Research Centers     

 

2010-            Director, Urban Community Research Center

 

2009-            Chair, Research Committee, Sociologists’ AIDS Network, American Sociological Association

 

2007-            Member, CSUDH Institutional Review Board

 

2005-            Mentor, CSUDH McNair Scholars Program

 

2002-            Reviewer, Scholarly Articles, Abstracts and Book Manuscripts (select list):   American Journal of Public Health, Sexualities, Sexual Health, SAGE, University of North Carolina Press, and Sociological Perspectives; Culture, Health, and Sexuality; AIDS Care, Men and Masculinities; Gender and Society; Routledge (book review); International AIDS Society; Journal of Adolescent Health; SAGE/Pine Forge Press

 

2001-            Reviewer, Grant Proposals (select list):  UCLA Center for HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Services; City AIDS Coordinator’s Office, Los Angeles; Canadian Institutes of Health; National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism & National Institute of Mental Health)

 

2010-12        Mentor, CSUDH Minority Access to Research Careers, Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research Program (MARC U STAR)

 

2005-09        Chair & Member, CSUDH Sociology Curriculum Committee

 

2004-2011    Member, Steering Committee:  UCLA HIV New Investigator’s Annual Conference

 

2010-11        Member, CSU Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council 

 

2006-11        Advisor, Gay/Straight Alliance, CSUDH

 

2009-10        Member, Academic Senate, CSUDH

 

2008            Member, Planning Committee, Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, CSUDH

 

2006-2009    Chair, Research and Scholarly Activities Committee, CSUDH Sociology Program

 

2008-2009    Advisor, Sociology Club, CSUDH

 

2006-2007    Member, Steering Committee, CSU-Queer Studies Conference Committee

 

2005-2007    Member, CSUDH Sociology Graduate Curriculum Committee

 

2004-2006    Chair, Sociologists' AIDS Network

 

2005-2006    Member, Quality Management Committee, AIDS Project Los Angeles

 

2005-2006    Co-Chair, CSUDH Sociology Department Budget Committee

 

2005            Member, UCRC Director Job Search Committee, CSU-Dominguez Hills

 

2003            Member, Local Advisory Committee, Universitywide AIDS Research Program 20th Annual AIDS Investigator Meeting

 

2003            Member, Los Angeles County HIV Prevention Planning Committee on CDC Indicators; Prevention for HIV Infected Persons Committee

 

2000-02        Editor, American Sociological Association Sexualities Newsletter

 

2000-02        Founding Member, Sustainability Task Force, City Project Study

 

1997-99        Planning Member, Santa Barbara County AIDS Task Force

 

1992-98        Member, Multicultural Queer Graduate Student Network.

 

1989-98        Speaker, Panels on Sexuality at UCSB and Pacific Pride Foundation

 

1989-98       Founding Member, Chancellor’s Task Force on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Concerns (Chair:  Curriculum Committee)

 

1994-97        Planning Member, Queer Speakers Series

 

1991-97                AIDS Awareness Week Planner, UCSB AIDS Task Force

 

1994-95        Committee Member, University of California Systemwide 6th Annual Conference on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues:

                     *Chair:  Paper and Panel Organizing Committee

 

1994             Producer, ‘The Connections Small Group: Safer Sex and Community Building Training’ Video.

 

1990-91        Philanthropy Chair, Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society

                     *Co-Chair:  Status of Women

 

1989-91        Education Officer: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Alliance; UCSB

 

Additional Awards/Honors/Invitations to Speak:

 

2013             Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award for 2013 by California State University, Dominguez Hills, Faculty Leaves and Honors Committee        

 

2012             Invited presentation for the Distinguished Speaker’s Panel, Special Session of the Sociology of Mental Health and Illness, International Sociological Association Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August, 2012:  “Sleeping and Texting with my Phone: Implications for Mental Health and Sexual Health Promotion among Black and Latino Young Men who have Sex with Men.”

 

2012             Mentor for Social Sciences Student Representative at the CSU-Systemwide Student Paper Competition, Kristie Gordon, May, 2012.

 

2012             Mentor for Best Student Paper in Social Sciences Section at California State University Student Research Day, mentee:  Kristie Gordon; February, 2012

 

2010             Mentor for Best Student Paper in Social Sciences Section at California State University Student Research Day, mentee:  Jesus Barboza

 

2009             Keynote Address, California Lutheran University, World AIDS, December 1, 2009:  Sexual Health Communication Between Young Gay Men and Young Women:  "Gay Boy Talk", "Girl Talk", and Why it Matters for HIV Prevention Practices and Policies.

 

2008             Mentor for Best Student Paper Award; American Public Health Association, HIV/AIDS: Tara McKay

 

2007             Volunteer Award for AIDS Project Los Angeles

 

2005-06        Sally Casanova Memorial Awards Program/Mini Grant, CSU-Dominguez Hills Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Program (RSCAAP)

 

2005-06        Center for Teaching and Learning Travel for Scholarly Activities Award, CSU-Dominguez Hills

 

2004-05        2004/2005 Outstanding Staff/Faculty Volunteer of the Year Award, by the University of California, Santa Barbara Community Affairs Board in Recognition of Outstanding Service to the University and Surrounding Communities

 

2001             Outstanding Volunteer, Founding Community Advisor Member for Sustainability Task Force---City Project, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

 

1998-99        Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCSB Graduate Division

 

1997-98        Outstanding Teaching Associate Award, UCSB Graduate Association

 

1994-98        Graduate Fee Fellowship, Graduate Division

 

1997             Martin Levine Memorial Award, ASA Sex and Gender Section

 

1997             Dissertation Fellowship, Universitywide AIDS Research Program (UARP)

 

1997             Humanities/Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Grant, UCSB

 

1996-97        Outstanding Faculty Member Award, UCSB Residence Halls Assoc.

 

1996-97        Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSB Graduate Student Association

 

1994             Humanitarian Award, Greater Santa Barbara Community Association

 

1991             University Service Award with Special Merit, UCSB Chancellor

 

Consulting Activities

 

            2012    Statistical and Editing Consultant, CSUDH Scholarly Writing Institute

 

2011-   Evaluation Consultant—AIDS Project Los Angeles, AIDS United, Patient Navigator Program

 

2000-5 Program Evaluation Consultant---City of West Hollywood, LA Gay & Lesbian Center, South Bay Family Healthcare, Clinica Oscar A. Romero, City of West Hollywood, National Native American Prevention Center

 

 

Current Professional Affiliations

 

American Sociological Association

                        Medical Sociology,

Community Studies,

Sexualities,

Applied Sociology

                        The Sociologists’ Lesbian and Gay Caucus,

                        The Sociologists’ AIDS Network

                        Alcohol and Drugs

American Public Health Association

                           HIV/AIDS Special Primary Interest Group

Pacific Sociology Association

International AIDS Society

International Sociological Association