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Sociology & Anthropology
Cynthia B. Struthers
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1999
Associate Professor of Sociology
Research Associate, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
- Office: Stipes Hall 502
- Phone: (309) 298-2282
- E-mail: Dr. Struthers
- Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs homepage: http://www.iira.org
- WS 410 / Soc 410 Women and Poverty
- Soc 200 Contemporary Social Problems
- Soc 345 Rural Social Organizations
- Soc 312 Community
- Soc 370 American Family
Areas of Specialization
- Family, Community, Rural Sociology
- Struthers, Cynthia B. 2005. Housing Conditions and Housing Options for Older Residents: A Question of Need, A Question of Acceptable Alternatives. Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 19 (1):
- Struthers, Cynthia B. 2004. Meeting Senior Housing Needs as a CD (Community Development) Strategy. Vanguard 36 (2):13-15.
- Struthers, Cynthia B. and Janet L. Bokemeier. 2003. Stretched to Their Limits: Rural Mothers, the ‘New’ Economy, and the Rural Work Ethic. Pp. 291-315 in Communities of Work: Rural Restructuring in Local and Global Contexts, A. Tickamyer, W. Falk, and M. Schulman (Eds.). Athens, OH: Ohio University Press.
- Merrett, Christopher and Cynthia B. Struthers. 2002. Globalization and the Future of Rural Communities in the American Midwest. Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 12 (1): 34-64.
- Struthers, Cynthia B. and Janet L. Bokemeier. 2000. Myths and Realities of Raising Children and Creating Family Life in a Rural County. Journal of Family Issues 21 (1): 17-46.
- Rural Sociological Society, Community Development Society, American Sociological Association.
Dr. Struthers serves as the Faculty Advisor to W.I.U. Habitat for Humanity and is Unity Ally.