Sociology: Global and American social problems from an economic perspective; comparative stigma
Karen E. Rosenblum is Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder. During her thirty-five year tenure at George Mason, she served as the founding Director of the Women’s Studies Program and as the university’s first Vice President of University Life. She has been the recipient of two Fulbright Lecturer awards: 2006 in Japan (the University of Tokyo and Japan Women's University) and 2012 in South Korea (Ewha Woman's University). She was awarded a University Teaching award in 1996 and the David King Teaching Award in 2015. Prof. Rosenblum was an instructional faculty member in the 2014 inaugural year of George Mason University’s campus in Songdo, South Korea. Since 2016, she has taught Contemporary Social Problems at Virginia Commonwealth University. She can be reached through her George Mason University email.
Co-author/editor, The Meaning of Difference: American Constructions of Race, Sex and Gender, Social Class, Sexual Orientation, and Disability, 7th edition (2015)