Josephine McKelvy

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Lecturer

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Family and the Life Course
  • Inequality
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Identity (Qualitative descriptions of ethnic, gender, age identity/ies)
  • Women's Studies

Publications

  • Elliott, Sinikka, McKelvy, Josephine Ngo, and Sarah Bowen. 2016. “Marking Time in Ethnography: Uncovering Temporal Dispositions.” Ethnography. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1466138116655360
  • Elliott, Sinikka and Josephine Ngo McKelvy. 2015. "Talking Sex: Parents, Schools, and Sexuality." Pp. 77-88 in Selves, Symbols and Sexualities: An Interactionist Anthology, edited by Thomas Weinberg and Staci Newmahr. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo and Anna Manzoni. 2016. Millennials. In Encyclopedia of Family Studies, edited by Constance L. Shehan. Wiley-Blackwell.

Presentations

  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2015. “Stalled Revolutions and Stalled Adulthood: Marriage and Parenting Expectations among Lesbian and Gay Millennials.” Paper presented at the Life Course and Young Adults Roundtable Session of the 78th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society. New Orleans, LA, March 27.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo, Elliott, Sinikka, and Sarah Bowen. 2015. “Finding Time in Ethnography.” Paper presented at the Ethnography Mini-Conference at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society. New York, NY, February 28.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2013. “Age Identity Among College Students Within the Transition to Adulthood.”  Paper presented at the Aging and the Life Course Roundtable Session at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. New York, NY, August 11.
  • Elliott, Sinikka and Josephine Ngo McKelvy. 2013. “‘Who’s to Blame?’ Deconstructing Sex Education’s Lessons in Personal Responsibility.”  Paper to be presented at the Symbolic Interactionist Studies in Social Inequalities Thematic Session at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society. Atlanta, GA, April 25.
  • Simmons, Naomi and Josephine Ngo McKelvy. 2013. “Gender Accountability of Transgender Men.”  Paper to be presented at the Gender, Transgender, and/or Genderqueer Identities and Communities Paper Session at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society. Atlanta, GA, April 25.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2012. “Age Identity Among College Students Within the Transition to Adulthood.”  Poster presented at the USC Graduate Student Day Research Symposium. Columbia, SC, March 27.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2011. “Inspirations & Hindrances from Trying to Fit a Feminist-Shaped Peg into a Marxist-Shaped Hole.”  Paper presented at the Sex and Gender Roundtable Session at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Las Vegas, NV, August 20.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2011. “Inspirations & Hindrances from Trying to Fit a Feminist-Shaped Peg into a Marxist-Shaped Hole.”  Paper presented at Families, Ethnicity, and Political Economy Session at the 24th Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Conference. Columbia, SC, March 18.
  • McKelvy, Josephine Ngo. 2008. “Motherly Feminists: How Motherhood and Feminism Align” Paper presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Meeting. Lafayette, LA, March 14. 

Responsibilities

  • Fall 2016: Lecturer for SOC 304: Women and Men in Society
  • Fall 2015-Spring 2016: Instructor of Record for SOC 202: Principles of Sociology
  • Summer 2013-Summer 2015: Research Assistant for Voices Into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project (Dr. Sarah Bowen & Dr. Sinikka Elliott)
  • Spring 2013: Teaching Assistant for SOC/WGS 304: Women and Men in Society (Dr. Sinikka Elliott)
  • Fall 2012: Teaching Assistant for SOC/WGS 407: Sociology of Sexualities (Dr. Sinikka Elliott)

Education

  • MA in Sociology from University of South Carolina-Columbia, 2012
  • BA in Sociology from University of Louisiana-Lafayette, 2008