Joshua Kane

Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2780
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2780
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2780

Biography

Dr. Joshua Kane received his doctorate in sociology in 2008 from the University of Washington at Seattle, specializing in Political Economy and American Race and Ethnic Relations. He is published in the American Journal of Sociology along with other various socio-political texts and magazines.  He is currently a Lecturer in Sociology and Integrative Social Science at Arizona State University in the College of Integrative Science and Arts and Chair of the CISA Antiracism Textbook Taskforce.  He has instructed and constructed a wide range of social science courses at the university level – including core courses in sociology, research methods, diversity studies, statistics, political science, economics, STS, ethics, psychology, constitutional law, American government, creative and critical thinking, human relations, social/occupational skills, marriage/family, and popular culture.

Research Interests

Political Sociology, American Race and Ethnic Relations, Diversity Studies, Conflict and Social Change, American Social Problems, Global Social Problems, Economic Sociology, Organizational Sociology, Sociology of Science & Technological Development; Political Science, Political Economy, Sociological Theory, Statistics/Quantitative Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, Comparative Historical Research Methods, Macro/Micro-Economics, Ethics, Criminology, Deviance, Sociology of Addiction, Psychology.

Publications

Kiser, Edgar and Joshua Kane. 2001. “Revolution and State Structure: The Bureaucratization of Tax Administration in Early Modern England and France.” American Journal of Sociology, 107 (1): 183-223.

Weimer, Don; Lori Geddes; and Joshua Kane. 2013. Applied Economics and Human Relations. Milwaukee, WI: Crispin Books.

Kane, Joshua. 2001. 'The Panoptic Transition'. 21c Magazine.

Research Activity

ASU Center for The Study of Economic Liberty 2019 Research Grant Recipient for

Synergies of Liberty: Defense Expenditure and Industrial Take-Off in 18th Century Britain

2020 Bridge ASU Podcast Interviewee – Fake News

2020 ASU GSV Summit Changemaker – Racial Imaging in University Textbooks

2020 Surviving to Thriving – FIBCAZ Webisode – Creating Change in Publishing Imaging

Kane, Joshua. April 6, 2017. “Devolution in Demise: The Institutional and Infrastructural Prerequisites to Graft-Free Devolution in Kenya.” The Western Social Science Association, San Francisco, CA.

Professional Certification in Educational Diversity, 2015. Higher Learning Commission; Wisconsin Technical Colleges System (WTCS).

Kane, Joshua. January 6, 2003. “Iraq and Oil.” The Conversation with Ross Reynolds. National Public Radio, Seattle.

Kane, Joshua. March 2002. “Economic Rationales For The Push To Renewed War in Iraq.” University of Oregon. Discussion Moderator: Professor Frank Stahl.

Kiser, Edgar and Joshua Kane. June 1998. “Revolution and State Structure: The Bureaucratization of Tax Administration in Early Modern England and France.” American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 352 Social Change
POS 492 Honors Directed Study
ISS 501 Adv Integrated Soc Rsrch Meth
ISS 502 Adv Seminar Integrated Soc Sci
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
ISS 302 Scope of Social Science
SOC 352 Social Change
ISS 501 Adv Integrated Soc Rsrch Meth
ISS 502 Adv Seminar Integrated Soc Sci
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
STS 304 Science, Tech, and Society
STS 328 Science, Technology, & Culture
SOC 352 Social Change
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
STS 101 Intro Science, Tech, & Society
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
SOC 352 Social Change
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
POS 301 Empirical Political Inquiry
STS 301 Research in Sci & Tech Studies
SOC 352 Social Change

Presentations

Please See C.V.

Honors/Awards

ASU Center for the Study of Economic Liberty 2019 Research Grant Recipient for

Synergies of Liberty: Defense Expenditure and Industrial Take-Off In 18th Century Britain.

Star Faculty Award, 2014, Gateway Technical College.

Award for Excellence in Teaching. Department of Sociology, University of Washington (1999).

Service

Chair of the CISA Antiracism Textbook Taskforce

Work History

See CV

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