Dan Renfrow outside of Stratton 09/14/2023

Daniel Renfrow

Associate Professor of Sociology

315.364.3340
Zabriskie 008

Personal Contact Info

Accomplishments

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, and collaborators on the Mountain Horse Oral History Project had their short documentary “The Horse That Built Kentucky” selected for inclusion in the Sky Arts Film Festival.  This project brings together the passion and talents of Stephanie McSpirit, Chad Cogdill, Neil Kasiak, Jeff Cawood, and numerous students from Eastern Kentucky University and Wells College.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Stephanie McSpirit, Professor of Sociology at Eastern Kentucky University, were awarded a grant through the Kentucky Oral History Commission.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, had his paper “‘But That’s Not Sexting’: Accounts from Emerging Adults” appear in the Routledge Handbook on Deviance, edited by Stephen Brown and Ophir Sefiha.  The chapter is co-authored with Kailin Kucewicz ’16, Katherine Mouradian ’17, and Valerie Schweigert ’16.

Professor Renfrow’s paper, “‘You Don’t Change Something You Want to Stay the Same’: Preserving and Reconstructing the Kentucky Mountain Horse,” has been selected for inclusion in a forthcoming book on the concept of breed.  The piece is co-authored with Stephanie McSpirit of Eastern Kentucky University.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, was invited to contribute an empirical chapter based on his sexting research to the upcoming Routledge Handbook of Deviance Studies, edited by Ophir Sefiha and Steve Brown.  The chapter will be co-authored by his research collaborators:  Kailin Kucewicz ’16, Valerie Schweigert ’16, and Katherine Mouradian ’17.

DANIEL RENFROW, Professor of Associate Professor of Sociology

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, had his essay, “Queering Fat Bodies, Regulating Teen Desire in ABC Family’s Huge” accepted for publication in the upcoming “Fat Kids” special issue of Fat Studies.  This essay is co-authored with Rebekah Kosier ’14, a graduate student in Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies at SUNY-Albany.  This paper was written during Professor Renfrow’s recent sabbatical leave.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, joined the Aurora Free Library’s Board of Trustees.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Elisabeth Rollo ’12 had their paper “Sexting on Campus: Minimizing Perceived Risks and Neutralizing Behaviors” accepted for publication at Deviant Behavior.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, and eight Wells students volunteered with the AIDS Ride for Life. The group worked the Montezuma—Verdi Signs pit stop where they served refreshments and cheered on the riders completing the full 100 mile course around Cayuga Lake. The event raised over $230,000 for the Southern Tier AIDS Program. This is the second year that Professor Renfrow and students have volunteered with the ride.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, contributed a chapter on the social psychology of gender and race to the Handbook of Social Psychology, edited by John Delamater and Amanda Ward. The chapter is co-authored with Judy Howard, Divisional Dean and Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington.

Daniel Renfrow, Associate Professor of Sociology, contributed a chapter on intersectionality to the Handbook of the Social Psychology of Inequality, edited by Jane McLeod, Edward Lawler, and Michael Schwalbe. The chapter is co-authored with Judy Howard of the University of Washington.