Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

KRISTYAN M. KOURI, Ph.D – MFT

kkouri@csun.edu

Education

University of Southern California. Ph.D in Sociology, 1994

University of Southern California M.A. Marriage & Family Therapy, 1990

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. B.A. Behavioral Science, 1984

Publications

Kouri, K. (2016). Jodi Arias: The Tragic Drama. Journal of Sociology and Criminology – Omics, Open Access.

Kouri, K. (2015). Jodi Arias: The Tragic Opera. GEMS (Gender, Education, Music, & Society) Volume 8, Number 4. Queen’s University, Open Access.

Kouri, K. (2014). Love Affair Gone Bad Leads to Violence: The Gonzalez-Angulo Story. Journal of Sociology and Criminology – Omics, Open Access.

Jensen, V. & Kouri, K. (2011). Introduction: Women Crimes they Commit. In Women and Crime: An Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen Greenwood Press.

Kouri, K. (2007). Feminism, Public Sociology, and Service-Learning: Gender Issues in the Elementary School Classroom. In Gender Identity, Equity, and Violence: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning. Edited by Geraldine B. Stahly     Stylus Publishing.

Kouri, K. (2003). Black/White Interracial Couples and the Beliefs that Help

Them to Bridge the Racial Divide. In New Faces in a Changing America. Edited by H. Debose & L. Winters. Sage Publications, Inc.

Kouri, K. (2000). Black/White Interracial Marriages in the United States: A Little Ideology Goes a Long Way. Crossroads of History: Experience, Memory, Orality. pp. 1209-1212. Volume III. International Oral History Association. Conference Proceedings. XIth International Oral History Conference.

Kouri, K. & Lasswell, M. (1997). Black/White Marriages: Social Change and Intergenerational Mobility. In Perspectives on Academic Writing. Editors

  1. Calderonello, D. Nelson-Beene, & S. Simmons. Reprint.

Kouri, K. & Lasswell, M. (1993). Black/White Marriages: Social Change and Intergenerational Mobility. In Families on the Move: Migration, Immigration, Emigration, and Mobility. Edited by B. Settles, D. Hanks, & M. Sussman.

 

Book Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries, Scholarly Editorials

Kouri, K. (2014). Poverty, Crime and Economic Polarization in America. Journal of Sociology and Criminology. Omics

Kouri, K. (2013). Jody Arias from a Sociological Perspective. Journal of Sociology and Criminology. Omics

Sydney Biddle Barrows. in Women Criminals: an Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen, Greenwood Press, 2011.

Emma Goldman. in Women Criminals: an Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen, Greenwood Press, 2011. 

Xaviera Hollander. in Women Criminals: an Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen, Greenwood Press, 2011. 

Melissa Huckaby. in Women Criminals: an Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen, Greenwood Press, 2011.

Dolores Huerta. in Women Criminals: an Encyclopedia of Issues and Cases. Edited by V. Jensen, Greenwood Press, 2011. 

International Journal of Marriage and the Family, Spring 2009. Volume 35, No. 1.

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, by Annette Gordon-Reed,798 pp.

International Journal of Marriage and the Family, Fall 2007. Volume 33, No.2.

Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Postwar America, by Renee C. Ramono. pp. 355-357.

 

Writing for a Broader Audience / Public Sociology

Kouri, K. (2014). CSUs Need More Financial Support From State, Los Angeles Daily News, Pasadena Star News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Telegram Press, and the Daily Breeze. 

Kouri, K. (2013). A Culture of Cheating in Online Courses. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section, August 7, 2012. Reprinted in the Long Beach Telegram Press and the Daily Breeze.

Kouri, K. (2012). We Need Prop 30 Tax so Lecturers Don’t Need to Live in Fear. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section, August 7, 2012. Reprinted in the Long Beach Telegram Press and the Daily Breeze. (web editions).

Kouri, K. (2012). Words From a Wise Woman Reporter. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section, May 4, 2012. Reprinted in the Long Beach Telegram Press and the Daily Breeze. (web editions).

Kouri, K. (2012). CSU Students Paying More for Less. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. January 25, 2012. Reprinted in the Long Beach Telegram Press and the Daily Breeze.

Kouri, K. (2011). Occupy Protestors have Goals but Lack Influence. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. October 28, 2011.

Kouri, K. & Hellenbrand, H. (2011) Economic Barriers to College hit Hispanics Especially Hard. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. August 19, 2011.

Kouri, K. & Hellenbrand, H. (2011) College is a Wise Investment for All. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. June 22, 2011.

Kouri, K. (2011). The Wealthy Need to show Compassion for the Needy. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. April 8, 2010.

Kouri, K. (2010). CSU Funds Key for a Diverse Educated State. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. December 10, 2010. Reprinted in the San Jose Mercury News & Pasadena Star News.

Kouri, K. (2010). University Students Appeal to Government for Funding. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. August 13, 2010.

Kouri, K. (2010). In Trying Times, California’s Teachers Earn Little Respect. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. February 28, 2010.

Kouri, K. (2010). Schwarzenegger/Shriver Squandered Opportunity. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. Jaunuary 10, 2010.

Hellenbrand, H., Kouri, K. (2009). How to Alleviate the Pain Resulting from Cuts to Higher Education in the State. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. November 30, 2009.

Kouri, K. 2009 Schwarzenegger’s Budget Cuts are Bad for State Colleges. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. July 29, 2009. Reprinted in the San Jose Mercury News, Pasadena Star News, and the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

Kouri, K. 2009. Furloughs Have Their Advantages. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. February 23, 2009.

Kouri, K. 2008. Something Worth Tax Payers Money. Los Angeles Daily News, Opinion Section. December 28, 2008.

Kouri, K. 2008. Cutting State Education Budget is a Huge Mistake. The Arroyo Seco Journal, May, 2008.

Kouri, K. 2006. Creating a Learning Centered University Environment. California Faculty Magazine. Winter 2006 Vol. X, No.1.

 

Professional Activities

Editor, Sage Open

Editor, Journal of Sociology and Criminology, Omics

Teaching Experience

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE

Gender & Women’s Studies Department: Spring 1996 – Fall 2016.

Courses Taught: Introduction to Women’s Studies, Women, Work and the Family.

Sociology Department: Fall 1996 – Fall 2016.

Courses Taught: Sociological Theory, Classic; Sociological Theory, Modern; Introduction to Counseling & Interviewing; Domestic Violence; Social Psychology; Gender & Work; Ethnic Diversity in America; Gender Roles; Sociological Analysis; Introduction to Sociology; Juvenile Delinquency; Criminology; Gender & Crime; Culture and Personality.

 

CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA

Sociology Department – Courses Taught:

Research Methods, Spring 1994; Women and Men: Changing Sex Roles; Fall 1994.

Introduction to Sociology, Spring 1991; Family Relations, Fall 1989.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, Sociology of Gender; Spring 1992.

WOODBURY UNIVERSITY, Psychology of Gender, Spring 2011

Papers Presented at Professional Conferences.

How Connecting with Others through Service-Learning Enhances a Student’s Sense of Well Being. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association meetings, November 2006.

Black/White Interracial Couples and Longevity. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association meetings, November 2003. Berkeley, California.

Income Variations Among Black/White Interracial Couples. Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association, April 2003, Pasadena, California.

Teaching Children About Racism. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Conference, October 2000, Riverside, California.

Black/White Interracial Couples in the United States: A little Ideology Goes a Long Way. Paper presented at the International Oral History Conference, June 2000, Istanbul Turkey.

Sociology & Community Outreach. Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference, April 1999. Portland Oregon.

Parenting the Multiracial Child. Paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association Conference, April 1993. Portland Oregon.

Interracial Families. Round table presentation at the American Sociological Association Conference, August 1992, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

Black/White Interracial Families: Issues of Race, Culture, Ideology, and Identity. Colloquia sponsored by the University of Connecticut Family Studies Department, January 1992, Storrs, Connecticut.

Black/White Marriages and Intergenerational Mobility. Paper presented at the California Sociological Association Conference, October 1991, Oakland, California.

Passing on Assets: The Children of Interracial Couples. Paper presented at the annual Groves Conference, April 1987, San Antonio, Texas.

Public Lectures and Other Presentations.

“Toys and Gender Roles.” Guest Appearance – On Point — – a television talk show produced by California State University Northridge. December 9, 2015. Audio portion of the show aired on 88.5 KCSN. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJiNyLC15Jo

“Hook-up Apps.” Guest Appearance – On Point — – a television talk show produced by California State University Northridge. March 3, 2014. Audio portion of the show aired on 88.5 KCSN. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRK-YJquNxA

“How California Budget Cuts Affect CSUN.” Guest Appearance – On Point – a television talk show produced by California State University Northridge. November 17, 2009.

A Psychosocial Approach to Understanding the Life and Times of Xaviera Hollander. California State University Northridge. Sponsered by the Center for Sex Research. September 18, 2009.

“Feminism.” Guest Appearance – On Point – a television talks show produced by California State University, Northridge. March 2008.

“Ethnic Los Angeles.” Tour Guide – led Sociologists attending the American Sociological Association annual meeting on a tour of Ethnic Neighborhoods in

Los Angeles. August 2001.

“Culture and Meaning.” Guest Appearance – On Point a television talks show produced by California State University, Northridge. March 1998.

“American Culture and Violence Against Women.” California State University, Northridge. Sponsored by the Date Project/Cal State Northridge Counseling Center. August 1996. Northridge, California.

“Overcoming Barriers: Interracial Couples.” Sponsored by the California State University, Northridge Multicultural Psychology Association. March 14, 1996. Northridge, California.

“Black/White Interracial Families: A Little Ideology Goes a Long Way.” Sponsored by the California State University, Long Beach Student Sociology Association. February 1993. Long Beach, CA.

“Black/White Interracial Families: A Gender Comparison.” Radio Interview sponsored by WOL 1450, July 1992, Washington, D.C.

“Black/White Interracial Marriages.” Television interview sponsored by KHJ Channel 9. April 1988. Los Angeles, CA.

Creative Activities and Community Service

Kouri, K. (2010) Created and organized Tutoring Program at Glenwood Elementary School in partnership with Glenwood School counselor Leslie Walstedt and CSU students from my Sociology and Women’s Studies courses Spring 2003 – Fall 2009.

Kouri, K. (2003) Created and Organized Girls Self Enrichment Group. Glenwood Elementary School. Fall 2002.

Kouri, K. (1999). Featured Artist. In “Crossing the Color Line: The End of the 20th Century.” Amerasia Volume 25. Original drawings pp. xiv, xxxviii, 18, 28, 29

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards.

Who’s who Among American Teachers Award, 2011, 2006, & 2005.

“Service Learning Student Scholar Grant.” Awarded by California State University, Northridge – Department of Service Learning. Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006.

“Service Learning Student Scholar Grant.” Awarded by California State University, Northridge – Department of Service Learning. Spring & Fall 2004.

“Service Learning Grant.” Awarded by California State University, Northridge – Department of Service Learning. Spring 2003.

“Service Learning Grant.” Awarded by California State University, Northridge – Department of Service Learning. May 2002.

“Polished Apple Award” for teaching and mentoring. Sponsored by the California State University, Northridge University Ambassadors. May 2001.

“Polished Apple Award” for teaching and mentoring. Sponsored by the California State University, Northridge University Ambassadors. May 1999.

“Favorite Faculty Awards” for teaching and mentoring. Sponsored by the Cal State University Northridge chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. March 2000; March 1999; March 1997.

“Research and Creative Activity Grant.” Awarded by California State University, Northridge – Research and Sponsored Projects. 1996-1997.

Frey Fellowships: Awarded by the USC Sociology Department: 1987 – 1992.

References

Barrie Thorne, Ph.d

Department ofSociology

University of California, Berkeley

410 Barrows Hall #1980

Berkeley, CA 94720-1890

(510) 642-4766

 

Marcia Lasswell, MA

Department of Behavioral Science

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

(213) 485-0113

 

 

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