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Department Chair:

Barbara Bonnekessen

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Contact Person:
Nancy Grantham

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Phone: 620-235-4325
Fax: 620-235-4338

Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762


I teach a number of courses that meet credit requirements for the Diversity Emphasis in the Major in Sociology and the Minor and Certificate in Women’s Studies.  I was appointed Director of Women’s Studies in 2007.

Education and Certifications

B.A., Sociology, Magna Cum Laude, Honors in Major,
         Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
M.A., Sociology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ph.D., Sociology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Courses Taught

SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 443: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 502: Sociology of Sport
SOC 512: Social Stratification
SOC 536: Sociology of the Family
SOC 569: Society and Sexuality
SOC 663: Women, Men and Society
SOC 681: Practicum in Sociology
SOC 691: Senior Seminar in Sociology
SOSCI 800: Research Methods
SOSCI 809: Diversity in the Workplace
WOMEN 399: Global Women’s Issues
WOMEN 600: Senior Project in Women’s Studies



Faculty Advisor, Women’s Studies Minor and Certificate
Chapter Representative, Alpha Kappa Delta

Interests, Publications and Presentations

Conrad, Browyn K.  2010.  “The Politics of Smoke: Why Anti-Tobacco Policy and Legislation is a Diversity Issue.”  Conference Proceedings: 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences.  9: 400-409.  [CD-ROM].  (Also published on-line at http://www.hisocial.org/proceedings_ss/htm).

Humphries, Harry L., Browyn K. Conrad, Rimal Berry, Shelli Reed, and Clara Michelle Jennings.  2009.  “Framing the Gift of Life: An Empirical Examination of Altruism, Social Distance and Material Incentives in Non-Directed Kidney Donor Motivation.”  Journal of Nephrology Social Work.  31: 19-26.

Conrad, Browyn Kara.  2006. “Neo-Institutionalism, Social Movements and the Cultural Reproduction of a Mentalité: Promise Keepers Reproduce the Madonna-Whore Complex.”  The Sociological Quarterly.  47: 305-331.

Humphries, Harry L., Browyn K. Conrad, Lessian Salakhadinva and Irina Kourznetsova-Morenko.  2005. “New Ethnic Identity: The Islamitization Process in the Russian Federation.”  International Review of Modern Sociology.  31(2): 207-231.  [Re-printed in Case Studies in Political Sociology, Sunil Kukreja, ed.  New Delhi, India: Serials Publications.  Pp. 31-56.  (2006)].  


Browyn Conrad

Browyn Conrad

Professor of Sociology

Director of Women's Studies
Sociology Program Coordinator

Areas of Specialization
   Social Movements

Other Areas of Interest
   Social Inequalities
   Sociology of Culture

Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
316 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

620-235-4333 office phone
620-235-4338 fax