Denise Bullock, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
268 Tom Raper Hall
- University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia Missouri - Ph.D. Sociology. Dissertation: “Sexual Identities in the Balance: Trajectory Formation and Maintenance”, May, 2002.
- University of Houston, Houston, Texas - Sociology, M.A., thesis “Lesbian Cruising: The Social Ecology of Women=s Bars”, 1993
- Central Methodist College, Fayette, Missouri - Sociology, B.A., 1979
Current Research Interests
Sexualities; Social Inequality; Social Control/Deviance; and Identity
Current Research Projects
An analysis of women’s and same-sex sexuality as presented in film and text pornography from the 1920s to present.
Selected Teaching Interests/Courses Taught
Introduction to Sociology; Deviant Behavior and Social Control; Social Inequality; Race and Ethnic Relations; Society and the Individual; Queer Identities and Communities; Social Change; Intro to Behavioral and Social Sciences; Senior Seminar; Gender and Society; Social Theory; Qualitative and Historical Methods; Honors Introduction; Media and Society
Selected Fellowships and Honors
- 2005 Indiana University Trustee Teaching Award
- “Sexual Labor: An Analysis of 1920’s to 1950’s Pornographic Film” presentation to the American Association of Behavior and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2012
- “Creating the Porn Super-Stud: Contrasting Eras of Representation.” presentation to the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 2010
- Bullock, Denise. 2007. Teaching materials selected for Teaching Qualitative Methods. American Sociological Association Publication,
- Bullock, Denise. 2004. “Lesbian Cruising: An Examination of the Concept and Methods.” Lead article in: Journal of Homosexuality 47(2):1-31.
- “Where has all the Pleasure Gone: An Historical/Comparative Analysis of Women in Pornographic Film” forthcoming presentation to the Midwest Sociological Society, Des Moines, Iowa, April, 2009.
- “Framing Women’s Sexuality in the 1920s to 1950s Through Film and Cartoon” presentation to the Midwest Sociological Society, April, 2007, Chicago, IL.