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Dr. Emily Elizabeth LaBeff

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  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2018 4353 201 The Sociology of Death and Dying Prothro-Yeager Hall 100

Please see attachment for syllabus.

Details Spring 2018 1133 202 Introductory Sociology Prothro-Yeager Hall 100


Details Spring 2018 1133 203 Introductory Sociology Prothro-Yeager Hall 100


Institution Degree Graduation Date
Texas Tech University Master of Arts in Sociology with a Minor in Psychology
Oklahoma State University Ph.D. Aug 12 1978 12:00AM
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assistant, Associate to Professor of Sociology September, 1978

“College Cheating:  A Twenty-Year Follow-up and the Addition of an Honor Code.”  Journal of College Student Development, 48: 468-478.  July 2007.  With Michael A. Vandehey and George M. Diekhoff

 “Situation Ethics,”  Encyclopedia of Social Problems.   Edited by Vincent N. Parillo. Sage Publications. 2006

“Situational Ethics and College Student Cheating,”  Sociological Inquiry, Vol 60, No. 2,, co-authored with R. Clark, V. Haines, and G. Diekhoff, Reprinted in The Practical Skeptic: Readings in Sociology, 2nd Edition by L. J. McIntyre,  McGraw-Hill, 2001.  Reprinted again, 2005.

“Case Studies in Juvenile Delinquency: Teaching Tools” published in the 3rd Edition of the American Sociological Association’s Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Courses in Juvenile Delinquency.  2001. Edited by R. Matthews and M. Maume.

“Paraplegia as Stigma.” With Beverly Stiles. Pp. 451-453 in the International Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior, edited by Clifton Bryant.  2000.

“College Cheating in Japan and the United States.” With George Diekhoff, Kohei Shinohara, and Hajaime Yasukawa. Research in Higher Education, 40. June 1999.

“Sexuality and Paraplegia: Myths and Misconceptions Among College Students.”  With Beverly Ifcic and Robert Clark. Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology.  November 1997.

"A Class Exercise for Reducing Stereotypes about the Sexuality of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries.”  With Beverly Ifcic and Robert Clark.  The Sociology of Sexuality and Sexual Orientation, Third Edition.  Edited by Paula Rust.  Washington, D.C.: The American Sociological Association, 1997.

"College Student Cheating Ten Years Later" in Research in Higher Education, 37, 487-502.  1996. With G. Diekhoff, B. Francis, R. Clark, L. Williams, and V. Haines. 

“College Cheating and Situation Ethics" in Readings in Deviant Behavior, edited by Alex Thio.  Harper Collins.  1995. With V. Haines, R. Clark, and G. Diekhoff.

Understanding People and Social Life:  An Introduction to Sociology. West Publishing Company.  1991.    With Paul Chalfant.

Instructor's Manual to Accompany Understanding People and Social Life.  West Publishing Company.  1991.

"Situational Ethics and College Student Cheating."  Sociological Inquiry.  Vol. 60, May 1990.  With R. Clark, G. Diekhoff, and V. Haines

"Gender Differences in Self-Advertisements for Dates:  A Replication Using College Students."  Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology Vol. 17, May 1989.  With J. Hensley, D. Cook, and C. Haines.

"My Life as a Dog."  Film Review.  Teaching Sociology Vol. 17 January 1989. With T.L. Chaney.

"Sexual Assault, Myths, and the Jury Trial:  A Classroom Exercise."  In Crime and Control:  Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Criminology and Criminal Justice. Washington, D.C.:  The American Sociological Association, Teaching Resources Center. 1989.

Understanding People and Social Life: Introduction to Sociology.  1988.  St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Company.  With H. Paul Chalfant.  Second Edition, 1991.

 "A Factor Analysis of Variables Related to College Cheating." Social Sciences Perspectives, 1987 (Vol. 1, 1).  With Valerie Haines, George Diekhoff, and Robert Clark.

"College Cheating:  Immaturity, Lack of Commitment, and the Neutralizing Attitude."  Research in Higher Education. 1986 (Vol. 25,4).  With Valerie Haines, Robert Clark, and George Diekhoff.

"Ending Intimate Relationships:  Strategies of Breaking Off." Sociological Spectrum  October 1986 (Vol. 6, 3).  With Robert Clark.

"Budgeting for the Eighties:  Living Middle Class.  A Class Project for Introductory Sociology."  Teaching Sociology April 1986.  With Robert Clark.

"Class Exercise Using Farrell's Commandments of Masculinity."  In B. Thorne, M. McCormack, V. Powell, and D. Wunder (eds.),   The Sociology of Sex and Gender:  Syllabi and Teaching Materials.  Washington D.C.: The American Sociological Association, Teaching Resources Center. 1985.

"The Topic of Rape and Violence:  A Criminology Class Exercise."  In L.B. Deutschman and R.A. Wright (eds.), Crime and Control:  Syllabi and Instructional Materials for   Criminology and Criminal Justice.  Washington D.C.: The   American Sociological Association, Teaching Resources Center. 1984.

"Criminological Theories as Techniques of Neutralization." Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology.  May 1983 (Vol. 11:1).

"Male Police Officer Reactions to Females in Patrol:  The Case of a Small, Southwestern City."  American Journal of Police  Fall 1983 (Vol. 2:1).  With Larry E. Williams.

"A Comparison of Sexual Permissiveness Among College Students in Mexico and the U.S."  InterAmerican Journal of Psychology 1982 (15:1). With Richard Dodder.

"Death Telling:  Managing the Delivery of Bad News."  Journal of Health and Social Behavior.  December 1982.  With Robert Clark.

"Attitudes Toward Sexual Permissiveness in Mexico and the United States."  Social Psychology. April 1982 (Vol. 116).  With Richard Dodder.

"The Significance of Race and Sex in Prison Sentence Disparity."  Free Inquiry in Creative Sociology. May 1981 (Vol. 9:1).

"Sex Roles and Feminism Revisited:  An Intergenerational Attitude Comparison."  Journal of Marriage and the Family.  February 1977.  With Brent Roper.