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  • Generation X Professors Speakby Elwood Watson

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 87.99

    With Baby Boomers now moving into retirement, members of Generation X have come to the forefront of American society. Consequently, understanding Generation X?and the potential impact of the independent, sometimes rebellious spirit that characterizes it?is critical. In Generation X Professors Speak: Voices from Academia , Elwood Watson has assembled... more...

  • Overcoming Adversity in Academiaby Elwood Watson

    UPA 2013; US$ 74.99

    Preface Elwood Watson 1. Only Human: My Experience in Higher Education Martha Diede 2. Confessions of a Bakke Baby: Race, Academia, and the ?Joshua Generation? Terrance Tucker 3. Taking Chances: Gay, Male and Feminist in the Academy Daniel Farr 4. Tenured To Contingent: Life Choices and the... more...

  • Outsiders Withinby Elwood D. Watson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 25.99

    Through interviews with prominent legal academics, Outsiders Within presents the trials and accomplishments of black women law professors who began to enter the legal academy in the 1970s and 80s. more...

  • HBO's Girls and the Awkward Politics of Gender, Race, and Privilegeby Elwood Watson; Jennifer Mitchell; Marc Edward Shaw; Joycelyn Bailey; Maria San Filippo; Yael Levy; Lloyd Isaac Vayo; Tom Pace; Hank Willenbrink; Laura Witherington

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    This book studies the HBO program Girls from multiple perspectives by comparing the series to similar programs from decades past as well as to the show's contemporaries in the present. By examining the show through the lenses of gender, race, sexuality, and culture. This book synthesizes and analyzes many of the most pressing issues that have... more...

  • "There She Is, Miss America"by Elwood Watson; Darcy Martin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00

    While some see the Miss American Pageant as hokey vestige of another era, many remain enthralled by the annual Atlantic City event. And whether you love it or hate it, no one can deny the impact the contest has had on American popular culture-indeed, many reality television shows seem to have taken cues from the pageant. Founded in 1921, the Miss America... more...

  • Performing American Masculinitiesby Elwood Watson; Marc E. Shaw

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95

    This collection highlights the fluidity of masculinity in American popular culture at the turn of the new millennium and beyond by examining possibilities for male identity formation. Each chapter mines American popular culture -- theatre, film, literature, music, advertising, internet content, ... more...

  • The Oprah Phenomenonby Jennifer Harris; Elwood Watson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2007; US$ 30.00

    With a Foreword by Robert J. Thompson Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing the talk show host's unique style of self-actualizing individualism. The cultural and economic power wielded by Winfrey merits critical... more...

  • The Oprah Phenomenonby Jennifer Harris; Elwood Watson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Her image is iconic: Oprah Winfrey has built an empire on her ability to connect with and inspire her audience. No longer just a name, "Oprah" has become a brand representing the talk show host's unique style of self-actualizing individualism. The cultural and economic power wielded by Winfrey merits critical evaluation. The contributors to The... more...

  • Mentoring Faculty of Colorby McFarland & Co; Elwood D. Watson; Michelle Ma Camacho

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The 14 new essays in this collection come from underrepresented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities. This book discusses both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and is not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and... more...

  • Beginning a Career in Academiaby Dwayne A. Mack; Elwood Watson; Michelle Madsen Camacho

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    This practical guide prepares graduate students of color for their first job in academia and offers strategies for succeeding in the early years of a tenure-track position. Through the voices of faculty who have experienced the rigors of the job search and a career in academia, Beginning a Career in Academia offers advice for graduate students?of... more...