Richard Serpe

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Identity Theory
  • Sociology of the Self
  • Family
  • Emotions
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Survey Research Methodology

Current Research:

My current research revolves around three sets of data that have recently been collected:

Lydia Rose


  • Researching Society
  • Data Analysis
  • Family Patterns: A World Perspective
  • Wealth, Poverty, & Power
  • Adolescents in Society

Key Presentations

Rose, Lydia. “Being Muslim in America: Bridging the Cultural Gap.” Invited Speaker, East Liverpool Ohio, September 2014.

Rose, Lydia. “Community Service Learning Projects and Public Sociology: Using Research to Engage Communities” presentation at the Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN. March 2012

Richard Serpe

Key Publications

Brenner, Philip S., Richard T. Serpe, and Sheldon Stryker. 2014. Forthcoming."The Causal Ordering of Prominence and Salience in Identity Theory: An Empirical Examination." Social Psychology Quarterly. Vol 77.

Merolla, David M. and Richard T. Serpe. 2013. "STEM Enrichment Programs and Graduate School Matriculation: The Role of Science Identity" Social Psychology of Education. Online First: DOI 10.1007/s11218-013-9233-7.