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John Bryce Merrill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: DW 2281
Phone: (574) 520-4619
Email: jbmerril@iusb.edu
CV: merrillcv.pdf

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociological Theory
Self and Society
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems
Social Conflict and Values
Qualitative Research Methods

Selected Publications

2010. Editor with Christopher Schneider and Robert Gardner. Studies in Symbolic Interaction: Special Issue on Music. Emerald Press.
2010. “Music to Remember Me By: Technologies of Memory in Home Music Recording.” Symbolic Interaction, Spring, 33(1).
2008. “Making it, not Making it: Creating Music in Everyday Life” in Material Culture and Technology in Everyday Life: Ethnographic Approaches edited by Phillip Vannini. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Honors and Awards

2007 Graduate Part Time Instructor Teaching Award, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado-Boulder.
2005 Residence Life Teaching Award. Nominated by an honors student at the University of Colorado-Boulder for teaching and mentoring excellence.
2003 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper from the Theory division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.