Anna Zajicek

Anna Zajicek

Interim Associate Dean of Fine Arts, Professor of Sociology

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

(SOCI)-Sociology and Criminology

Phone: 479-575-3205

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Social Inequality (Intersectionality of Gender/Race/Class/Age), Gender/Race and STEM Disciplines, Institutional Transformation, Social Policy, Discourse

Social Inequalities (Gender, Race, Class), Social Theory (Classical and Contemporary), Family and Policy, Gender Studies.

Seminar in Classical Theory 

Seminar in Social Inequality

Public Policy, Children and Families

Race, Class, Gender

Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Rodica Lisnic (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, Shauna Morimoto.  “Gender and Race Differences in Faculty Assessment of Tenure Clarity: The Influence of Departmental Relationships and Practices,” Sociology of Race & Ethnicity. Article first published online: March 5, 2018  https://doi.org/10.1177/2332649218756137.

Sonia Kapur (PhD student) and Anna Zajicek. “Images of Battered Asian Indian Marriage Migrants: A Case Study of Domestic Violence Advocates.” Violence Against Women Vol. 38, Issue 4 (2017): 456-480.

Jonathan Langner (Ph.D. student) and Anna Zajicek.  “Social Construction of Drug Policies and Target Populations: U.S. Policy and Media Discourse.” Folia Sociologica, Vol. 62 (2017): 45-62

Kalynn Amundson (PhD student) and Anna Zajicek.  A Case Study of State Level Policymakers’ Discursive Co-Constructions of Welfare Drug Testing Policy and Gender, Race, and Class.” Forthcoming, Sociological Inquiry. First published online, (September 2017), DOI: 10.1111/soin.12208

Sonia Kapur (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt.  “Immigration Provisions in the Violence Against Women Act: Implications for Asian Indian Marriage Migrants.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, Vol 38, Issue 4 (2017): 456-480.

Sonia Kapur (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt.  “Immigration Provisions in the Violence Against Women Act: Implications for Asian Indian Marriage Migrants.” Forthcoming in Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. Vol 38, Issue 4 (2017).

Sonia Kapur (PhD student), Anna Zajicek, and John Gaber.  “Non-Profit Organizations’ Serving Domestic Violence Survivors: Addressing Intersectional Needs of Asian Indians.”  Forthcoming in Affilia: The Journal of Women and Social Work. Vol 32, Issue 1 (2017): 50-66.

Kalynn Amundson (PhD Student), Anna Zajicek, and Brinck Kerr.  “A Social Metamorphosis: Constructing Drug Addicts from the Poor.” Sociological Spectrum, Vol. 35, Issue 5, (2015): 442-464.

Kalynn Amundson (Ph.D. Student), Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt.  “Pathologies of the Poor: What do the War on Drugs and Welfare Reform Have in Common” Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Vol. XLI, Number 1, (2014): 5 – 27 (Lead Article).

Shauna Morimoto and Anna Zajicek.  “Dismantling the ‘Master’s House’: Feminist Reflections on Institutional Transformation” Critical Sociology, Vol. 40, Issue 1, (2014): 135 – 150.

Shauna Morimoto, Anna Zajicek, Valerie Hunt, and Rodica Lisnic (PhD student). “Beyond Binders Full of Women: NSF ADVANCE and Initiatives for Institutional Transformation,” Sociological Spectrum, Vol. 33, Issue. 5, (2013): 397-415.

2018-              Interim Dean, Fulbright College

2015 -              Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

2013 -              Coordinator, Family Specialization, Public Policy PhD. Program. 

2000-2015       Graduate Program Director, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas

2006 - 2008     Faculty Research Associate, Office for Institutional Diversity & Education, University of Arkansas. 

2018                 Recipient of the Nolan Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate Education

2014                 Outstanding Advisor Nominee, University of Arkansas

2008 - 2009     SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow, Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium.