Marybeth C. Stalp, Ph.D.
December 2001 Ph.D. (Sociology)
June 1998 Graduate Certificate (Women’s Studies)
July 1996 M.A. (Sociology)
May 1993 B.A. (Sociology, Communications, and English Literature)
2009-present Associate Professor, Dept of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology, University of Northern Iowa
2003-2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology, University of Northern Iowa
2002-2003 Visiting Assistant Professor, Western State College
2001-2002 Instructor, Women’s Studies Program, The University of Georgia
Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
Marybeth C. Stalp, and Rachel Conti. Forthcoming. "'To See or Not to See' Serious Leisure in the Home: Professional Quilters Negotiate Family Space." Gender, Work & Organization.
Marybeth C. Stalp, Rachel Williams, Annette Lynch, and M. Elise Radina. Forthcoming. “Conspicuously Consuming: The Red Hat Society and Midlife Women’s Identity” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
Marybeth C. Stalp, and Theresa M. Winge. 2008. "My Collection is Bigger Than Yours: Tales from the Handcrafter's Stash" Home Cultures. 5(2): 197-218.
Marybeth C. Stalp, M. Elise Radina, and Annette Lynch. 2008. “‘We Do It Cuz It’s Fun’: Creating Women’s Leisure Space through Red Hat Society Membership.” Sociological Perspectives Volume 51(2): 325-347.
M. Elise Radina, Annette Lynch, Marybeth C. Stalp, and Lydia K. Manning. 2008. “‘When I am an Old Woman, I Shall Wear Purple’: Red Hatters Cope with Getting Old.” Journal of Women and Aging Volume 20 (1/2) Spring/Summer.
Annette Lynch, Marybeth C. Stalp, and M. Elise Radina. 2007. (Peer-Reviewed Book Chapter in Edited Volume) “Growing Old and Dressing (Dis)gracefully.” Pages 144-155 in Dress Sense: Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes. Edited by Donald Clay Johnson and Helen Bradley Foster. Oxford, England: Berg Publishers.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2006. “Creating an Artistic Self: Amateur Quilters and Subjective Careers.” Sociological Focus Volume 39 (3): 193-216.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2006. “Hiding the (Fabric) Stash: Fabric Collecting, Hoarding and Hiding Strategies of Contemporary U.S. Quilters” Textile: The Journal of Cloth & Culture Volume 4 (1): 104-125.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2006. “Negotiating Time and Space for Serious Leisure: Quilting in the Modern U.S. Home.” Journal of Leisure Research Volume 38 (1): 104-132.
Linda Grant, Marybeth C. Stalp, and Kathryn B. Ward. 2002. “Women’s Sociological Research and Writing in the Pre-World War II Era.” The American Sociologist Volume 33 (3): 76-99.
Marybeth C. Stalp and Linda Grant. 2001. “Teaching Qualitative Coding in Undergraduate Field Methods Classes: An Exercise Based on Personal Ads.” Teaching Sociology Volume 29 (April): 209-218.
Marybeth C. Stalp and Bill Winders. 2000. “Power in the Margins: Gendered Organizational Effects on Religious Activism.” Review of Religious Research Volume 42 (1): 41-60.
Gary Alan Fine, Beth Montemurro, Bonnie Semora, Marybeth C. Stalp, Dane Claussen and Zaida Sierra. 1998. "Social Order Through A Prism: Color As Collective Representation." Sociological Inquiry Volume 68 (4): 443-457.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2003. Essay review of recent works on gender and carework:Medicalized Motherhood by Jacqueline Litt, Mothering Inner-City Children by Katherine Brown Rosier, and Mothers & Children, Edited by Susan E. Chase and Mary F. Rogers. Gender & Society Volume 17, Number 2 (April): 324-326.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2000. The Religious World of Antislavery Women: Spirituality in the Lives of Five Abolitionist Lecturers by Anna M. Speicher, 2000. Review of Religious Research. Volume 42 (2): 221-222.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 1997. Poverty, Chastity, and Change: Lives of Contemporary American Nuns by Carole Garibaldi Rogers, 1996. Review of Religious Research. Volume 39 (2): 184-185.
1999-2000 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award,
1998-99 Certificate of Excellence Award,
PRESENTATIONS AT SCHOLARLY MEETINGS
Annette Lynch, M. Elise Radina, and Marybeth C. Stalp. 2007. “An Investigation of Meaning Transfer from Product to Consumer: A Red Hat Society Case Study.” International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, November, 2007.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2007. “But What's Under the Covers?: Quiltmakers' Memories of Quilts Made.” Invited Scholar, “Du décousu au cousu méticuleux, From Patchwork to Quilt” International multidisciplinary conference, The University of Rouen, Rouen, France. November, 2007.
Knesting, Kimberly, Nicholas Pace, Marybeth C. Stalp, Katherine Niman, and Xavier Escandell. 2007. “Pre-Service Teachers’ Attitudes towards Sexual Minority Youth.” American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, April, 2007.
Marybeth C. Stalp, Kimberly Knesting, Nicholas Pace, and Katherine Niman. 2007. “Complicating Gender and Sexuality on Campus: An Autoethnography of the Presentation of the Advocate Self” Conference of Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies (QUIG), University of Georgia, Athens, GA, January, 2007.
Marybeth C. Stalp and Theresa M. Winge. 2006. “Mine’s Bigger than Yours: Tales from the Material Culture Stash.” Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, October, 2006.
Marybeth C. Stalp and Rachel Williams. 2006. “Working at Home—Is it Working Out?: Midlife Professional Quilters through the Life Course.” Midwest Sociological Society, Omaha, NE, March/April, 2006.
Rachel Williams, Marybeth C. Stalp, Annette Lynch, and M. Elise Radina. 2006. “Empowerment as a Commodity?” Red Hat Society Members as Consumers.” Midwest Sociological Society, Omaha, NE, March/April, 2006.
M. Elise Radina, Annette Lynch, and Marybeth C. Stalp. 2005. “’When I Am an Old Woman, I Shall Wear Purple’: Red Hatters Cope with Getting Old.” The Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL, November, 2005.
Annette Lynch, Marybeth C. Stalp, and Elise Radina. 2005. "'With a Red Hat that Doesn't Go and Doesn't Suit Me': Red Hats as Emblems of Subversive Identity." The Senses and Sentiments of Dress: A Symposium Recognizing the Career of Regents Professor Joanne B. Eicher. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, September, 2005.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2005. “Tripping Over the Tulips: Using Feminist Methods to Study Contemporary U.S. Quilters.” Regular Session on Feminist Research Methods, American Sociological Association, Philadelphia, PA, August, 2005.
Phyllis Baker, Marybeth C. Stalp, and Doug Hotek. 2005. “The Construction of Masculinity in Youth Wrestling: Ethnographic Observations.” Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN, April, 2005.
Marybeth C. Stalp, M. Elise Radina, and Annette Lynch. 2005. “’We Do It Cuz It’s Fun’: Creating Women’s Leisure Space through Red Hat Society Membership.” Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN, April, 2005.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2005. “‘It’s About the Stash’: Quiltmakers as Fabric Collectors.” International Quilt Study Center Biennial Symposium, Lincoln, NE, February, 2005.
Marybeth C. Stalp. 2004. “Preserving the Self: Identity Development and Subjective Careers among Contemporary Women Quilters” National Women’s Studies Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, June, 2004.
Marybeth C. Stalp, 2007