Hedy Red Dexter
Ph.D., Florida International University
Office: Candelaria 2285E
Prof. Dexter teaches half time in Sociology and half time in Women’s Studies. Her interests include Applied Social Psychology, Gender, and Critical Legal Studies. She has authored numerous articles on the social psychology of law in The Journal of Applied Psychology. Her recent articles, presentations and research projects examine gender issues in the law and mass media.
- SOC 221 Sociology of Gender
- SOC 222 Sociology of Popular Culture
- SOC 423 Violence in the Family
- SOC 302 Crisis is Masculinity
- SOC 395 The Politics of Motherhood
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
- Effects of Electronic Media Multi-tasking
- Media Use in Popular Culture
- Gender Studies
- Legal Psychology
- Gender Representations in Popular Culture
- Feminist Theory
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION PARTICIPATION
- Member, American Sociological Association.
- Member, Sociologists for Women in Society
- Member, National Women's Studies Association
- Member, Popular Culture Association
- Member, American Psychology-Law Society
- Member, American Psychological Association
- Member, Pacific Sociological Association.
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 1995 Golden Key Honors Society Inductee.
- 1995 College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award.
- 1995 Mortar-Board Award for Outstanding Teaching
- 1993-4 Nomination for Professor of the Year