Deogratius Mshigeni, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology Program Coordinator, BA in Human Services (Online)
Office Phone: (951) 343-2454 E-mail: email@example.com Office Location: James Bldg #364 Office Hours:
|Ph.D.||Sociology||University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)||2016|
|B.A.||Political Science||University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania||1998|
HMS 100 - Introduction to Human Services
HMS 213 - Theories of Human Services
HMS 415 - Family Violence and Mandated Reporter
HMS 495 - Human Service Capstone Project
SOC 213 - Introduction to Sociology
SOC 337 - Sociology of Deviant Behavior
SOC 335 - Social Problems - Sections
SOC 352 - Sociology of Health & Illness
SOC 381 - Social Theory
SOC 338 - Group Dynamics and Social Movements
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Dependency and World System Theories
Sociological Research Methods
Social Stratification and Inequality
Contemporary Social Problems
Global Social Change
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Research, Presentations, & Publications
1. Mshigeni, Deo S., Moosgar Borieux., and Elisa Shepard (Spring 2023). Social Workers’ decision fatigue and feeling of insecurity in the age of litigation. Under Review - Advances in Social Work.
2. Mshigeni, Salome, Stephanie Okolo, Deo S. Mshigeni, Monideepa Becerra (2020). What Diversity Means to Undergraduate Health Science Students. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20 (6), 55-62.
3. Mshigeni, Deo S. and Aggie Jenkins. (2018). Child Maltreatment in Insular and Isolated Communities: Asian American Families in Riverside County. In C. James-Brown, D.S. Wolfe, J. Collins, R. Adams, et al. (Eds.), Child Maltreatment in Insular & Isolated Communities (pp.71- 81). Washington, DC: CWLA Press.
Selected Presentations at Professional Conferences:
1. "Child Welfare Social Workers’ Decision Fatigue and Feelings of Insecurity in the Age of Liability." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of he Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), Sacramento, April 7-9, 2022.
2. "The Ambiguous Legacy of Globalization Post-Colonial Race, Religion and Ethnicity in Zanzibar Youth Movements." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), Sacramento, April 7-9, 2022.
3. “Fighting substance use addiction: The need to create policies that support prevention efforts for adolescents who are at risk.” Paper presented at the 10th Annual National Innovative Communities Conference, Ontario, CA, June 2020.
4. “Child Maltreatment in Insular and Isolated Communities: Families who are Asian American in Inland Empire.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association (PSA), Oakland, CA, March 2019.
5. “Convert for The Sake of Islam”: Religion, Politics, Race and Nationalism in UAMSHO (AWAKENING) Identity.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Philadelphia, August 2018.
6. “The Impact of Globalization on the Development of UAMSHO (AWAKENING) Group as a Militant Neo-Fundamentalist Social Movement in Zanzibar.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, Long Beach, March 2018.
Church Membership & Activities
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6