Patricia Arend

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Behavioral Sciences School of Arts and Sciences
Patricia Arend
978.665.3608 Office: MCK 208
Office Hours
Fall 2020

TBA

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology (SOC 1100)
Basic Skills of Social Research (SOC 3130)
Urban Sociology (SOC 2440)
Gender and Society
Consumer Society (SOC 2010)
Gender and Consumer Society
Love, Intimacy and Human Sexuality
Sociology of Family (SOC 2630)
Violence in Families
Mass Media in American Society
Gender, Sexuality and Society
Sociology of Organizations (SOC 2650)
Women in American Society (SOC 3770)
Sociology of Education (SOC 2800)

Background

Ph.D., Boston College (Sociology)
M.A., Northeastern University (Sociology)
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Northeastern University
B.A., The University of Dayton

Relationships between gender inequality and consumer society
The popularity of the white wedding in an age of growing gender equality
Consumption and environmental sustainability

Dream Weddings: Fantasy, Femininity and Consumer Desire: unpacks the paradox of the popularity of the white wedding in an era of growing gender equality through the use of qualitative research on women’s subjectivity and subconscious experience

Ph.D., Boston College (Sociology)
M.A., Northeastern University (Sociology)
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Northeastern University
B.A., The University of Dayton

Ph.D., Boston College (Sociology)
M.A., Northeastern University (Sociology)
Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Northeastern University
B.A., The University of Dayton