College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  
    
  Jean Halley
Associate Professor of Sociology and Chairperson
Sociology and Anthropology

Jean Halley
Associate Professor of Sociology and Chairperson

Office : Building 4S Room 227
Phone : 718.982.3979
Fax : 718.982.3794
jean.halley@csi.cuny.edu
http://www.jeanhalley.net/


Degrees :
PhD, Sociology Program; Women’s Studies Certificate Program, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York City, February 1, 2003
Master of Theological Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 1992




Biography / Academic Interests :
Jean Halley (Associate Professor) earned her doctorate in sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and her master’s degree in theology at Harvard University.  Her book about touching children, breastfeeding, children’s sleep, gender and heteronormativity, Boundaries of Touch:  Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy was published in July 2007 by the University of Illinois Press.  She also assisted Patricia Ticineto Clough in editing The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (Duke University Press 2007), and co-authored with Amy Eshleman and Ramya Vijaya, Seeing White: An Introduction to White Privilege and Race (Rowman and Littlefield 2011).  The Parallel Lives of Women and Cows, a mix of memoir and social history of cattle ranching in the United States, came out with Palgrave Macmillan in November 2012.  She and Amy Eshleman are currently writing a book, under contract with Rowman and Littlefield, on gender and heteronormativity, Seeing Straight: An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege.

Scholarship / Publications :
Books
The Parallel Lives of Women and Cows: Meat Markets. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Seeing White: An Introduction to White Privilege and Race. Jean Halley, Amy Eshleman and Ramya Mahadevan Vijaya. Lanham, Michigan: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011.

Boundaries of Touch: Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy. Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Edited by Patricia Ticineto Clough with Jean Halley. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2007.
Literary publications
Killing Deer. Harper’s Magazine, November 2013.

Recalculating the Berkshires, Jean Halley and Lore Segal. The Antioch Review, July 2013.

Book reviews and other publications
To Ashes We Shall Return. Anandabazar Patrika, July 6, 2003, Calcutta, India

Peer reviewed articles
“Feminist Women’s Naming Practices for Their Children: Accepting Being “as Feminist as Everyone” Else,” Women’s Studies: An Inter-disciplinary Journal. Amy Eshleman and Jean Halley, forthcoming.

Students Teaching Students: A Method for Collaborative Learning. Jean Halley, Courtney Heiserman, Victoria Felix and Amy Eshleman. Learning Communities and Research and Practice, 1(3), Article 7, 2013. Available at: <http://washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol1/iss3/7>.

Last Updated: 01.21.2016