B.A. University of Hartford
M.S.W. University of Connecticut
M.A. University of Massachusetts
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts
Mark Rubinfeld joined Westminster College in 2003 after previously teaching at Loyola University in New Orleans and Assumption College in Massachusetts. A native New Yorker, his advanced degrees include a Ph.D. and M.A. in sociology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where, among others, he studied under Peter Rossi, Alice Rossi, Jay Demerath, John Hewitt, and Naomi Gerstel. Specializing in the sociology of popular culture, Mark's articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Journal of American Culture, International Journal of the History of Sport, Popular Music and Society, and Teaching Sociology. In addition to serving as chair of the sociology program since 2003, he is also the author of Bound to Bond: Gender, Genre, and the Hollywood Romantic Comedy. Mark's current projects include a new book on American popular culture and a second new book on the sociology of love. To access Mark's personal website for more detailed information, including curriculum vitae, syllabi, photos, and blog, just click on the personal website link below.