Gender and race in higher education institutions; family-work balance and family policy in higher education institutions; institutional transformation; social policy.
Intersectionality; gendered and racialized institutions; work organizations; marriage and family; public policy, family, and children; poverty and food Insecurity.
Race, Class and Gender; Social Problems; General Sociology; University Perspectives.
PhD in Public Policy, University of Arkansas
MA in Sociology, University of Arkansas
Peer Reviewed Publications
Rodica Lisnic, Anna Zajicek and Brinck Kerr. 2019. “Work-Family Balance and Reasonableness of Tenure Expectations: Gender Differences in Faculty Assessment.” Sociological Spectrum (online first). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02732173.2019.1691097
Rodica Lisnic, Anna Zajicek and Shauna Morimoto. 2018. “Gender and Race Differences in Faculty Assessment of Tenure Clarity: The Influence of Departmental Relationships and Practices.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 5(2): 244-260. https://doi.org/10.1177/2332649218756137
Rodica Lisnic and Anna Zajicek. 2018. Images of Trafficked Women: A Case Study of Media and Social Science Discourse in Moldova, 2003–2008, in Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos (ed.) Gender and the Media: Women’s Places (Advances in Gender Research, Volume 26) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.141 – 161. https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/S1529-212620180000026010
Morimoto, Shauna A., Anna M. Zajicek, Valerie H. Hunt, and Rodica Lisnic. 2013. "Beyond Binders Full of Women: NSF ADVANCE and Initiatives for Institutional Transformation." Sociological Spectrum 33 (5): 397-415.
Hunt, Valerie H., Shauna Morimoto, Anna Zajicek, and Rodica Lisnic. 2012. "Intersectionality and Dismantling Institutional Privilege: The Case of the NSF ADVANCE Program." Race, Gender, and Class 19 (1): 266-290.
Anna Zajicek, Shauna Morimoto, Aparna Terdalkar, Valerie H. Hunt, Joe Rencis, and Rodica Lisnic. 2011. “Recruitment Strategies for Gender Equity: Lessons from Cohort 1 ADVANCE Institutions,” Proceedings of the 2011 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 26-29, 2011 (Refereed).
Rodica Lisnic. Student Food Insecurity: Assessment, Predictors, Consequences and Potential Solutions. Center for Community Engagement, University of Arkansas, July 2016. Report published at: http://service.uark.edu/foodprograms/Resources.php
New Faculty Commendation for Teaching Commitment, Fall 2018. University of Arkansas, Wally Cordes and Teaching Faculty Support Center.
Provost’s Instructional Enhancement Grant, Spring 2017 - $ 1,000. Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Arkansas.
President’s Volunteer Service Award, 2015-2016, Corporation for National and Community Service.