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Douglas Wallace, PhD

Professor of Sociology
Associate Dean, Division of Family and Culture, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 552-8722
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 117
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
PhD Sociology/Community and Criminology Kansas State University 2009
M.A. Sociology Kansas State University 1997
B.S. Social Science Education Missouri Southern State University 1993
  • Additional Education

    Social Science
    Merced College

  • Courses Taught

    Social Stratification
    Deviant Behavior
    Social Problems
    Introduction to Sociology
    Sociology of Religion
    Cultural Anthropology
    Juvenile Delinquency
    General Psychology
    Life Span Development
    Police and Society
    Police, Community, and Social Justice
    Community Organization and Leadership

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Political Sociology
    Family Studies
    Social Psychology
    Sociology of Sports
    Christian Apologetics

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Manhattan Christian College, 1997-2012
    Kansas State University, 1994-2001

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    “Violent Delinquency in America: Urban vs. Rural Crime: The Transition of Violent Behavior from the City to the Country” presented at the Midwest Sociological Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    “The Effects of Feminist Attitudes upon the Outlook Towards Pornography” (Master’s Thesis) presented at the Midwest Sociological Meetings, Kansas City, Missouri

    Gender Rules and Family Roles (Gender in Schools): “School Violence: Gender and Beyond” at American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois

    Issues of Theory and Conceptualization (Rethinking the Urban/Rural Distinction): “Violent Delinquency in American: Urban vs. Rural Crime. The Transition of Violent Behavior from City to Country” at American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Preaching Minister at Clay Center Christian Church, Clay Center, Kansas, January 2000 - July 2012

    Privileges in ministry include preaching, teaching Sunday school, pastoral care, staff administration, leadership development, vision development and assessment, volunteer recruitment and training

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Part of a team that developed a Christian based community youth center and an after-school program for at-risk youth

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Married with three children
    Enjoy sports, reading, and travel

  • Personal Philosophy

    "Trust the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)