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Molly Merryman

Associate Chair and Associate Professor

Coordinator of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) Studies.

Education: 

Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 1995. American Culture Studies.

M.A., The Ohio State University, 1988. Journalism-Public Relations.

B.A., Ashland University, 1985. Creative Writing, English and Psychology.



 

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Recent publications:


Clipped Wings: The Rise and Fall of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS) of World War II,

New York: New York University Press (1997; paperback 2001); 

"Invisible Struggles: A Civil Rights Project Impacts Classroom and Community," with Kenneth J. Bindas, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, vol. 12, no. 3 (2008)

"Out of the Shadows: Informal Segregation in Warren, Ohio, 1954-1964," With Kenneth J. Bindas, northeast Ohio Journal of History (Spring 2006).

Broadcast  documentaries: 

"Country Crush," director, executive producer, editor, director of photography, camera and sound, (2009), 58 min.

"Invisible Struggles: Stories of Northern Segregation," director, executive producer, camera and editor, (2006), 52 min.

"Women Who Flew," co-director, co-producer, and co-editor with Tom Baumann, (1994), 10 min.

"Queens of Columbus: Performance and the Art of Illusion," Writer, co-director, off-line editor, and co-producer with Tom Baumann and Andy Gardner, (1992), 30 min.
 


Community Service: 

Alliance Area Domestic Violence Shelter: Advisory Board Member and Public Relations Chair.

 

Molly Merryman
OFFICE
Department of Sociology
325 Merrill Hall
OFFICE HOURS

By appointment.

CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-0315
Fax: 330-672-4724
mmerryma@kent.edu
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