Sociology & Anthropology

Craig Tollini

Ph.D., Western Michigan University, 2005
Associate Professor of Sociology

Contact Info

Courses

  • Soc 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • Soc 232 Social Research Methods I
  • Soc 332 Social Research Methods II
  • Soc 520 Sociology of Knowledge
  • Soc 531 Statistical Methods

Areas of Specialization

Academic bias, Greek organizations, Sociology of knowledge/science, Evolution, Methods, Statistics, Sexual Orientation

Publications/Presentations

  • Wilson, B., and Tollini, C. (2013) Sorority Members’ Views of Negative Stereotypes. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors 8(1):35-47.
  • Welch, B., Hetzel-Riggin, M., Tollini, C., White, J. 2013. “Using Social Network Analysis to Study Rape Disclosure Networks.” The 76th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, IL, March 27 -30.
  • Tollini, C., and White, J. 2010. College Students’ Perceptions of Intelligent Design. Evolution: Education and Outreach 3:595-604.
  • Tollini, C. 2010. A Comparison of Faculty Members’ and Students’ Definitions of Political Bias in the Classroom. International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 2(5):77-81.
  • White, J., Tollini, C., Collie, W.A., Strueber, M., Strueber, L., and Ward, J. 2009. Evolution and University-Level Anthropology Textbooks: The “Missing Link”? Evolution: Education and Outreach 2:722-737.
  • Tollini, C. 2009. The Behaviors that College Students Classify as Political Bias: Preliminary Findings and Implications. Teaching Sociology 37:379-389.
  • Tollini, C., and Wilson, B. 2010. Fraternity Members’ Views of Negative Stereotypes. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors 5(1):34-44.
  • Tollini, C. 2010. A Comparison of Faculty Members’ and Students’ Definitions of Political Bias in the Classroom. International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 2(5):77-81.
  • Tollini, C., Ellefritz, R., & Newman, Isaac. 2008. “The Power of a Definition: The Framing of Intelligent Design in the News and by Its Opponents and Supporters” The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, St. Louis, MO, March 27-30.
  • Tollini, C. 2007. “The Need for a Test of Putnam’s Theory of Social Capital.” The joint annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society and the North Central Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, April 4-7.
  • Tollini, C. 2007. “How Do College Students Define Political Bias in the Classroom?” The 57th annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York City, NY, August 10-12.

Organizational Memberships/Affiliations

  • Midwest Sociological Society, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, and the Center for the Study of the College Fraternity

Professor Tollini joined the Department in 2005.