Mary Bernstein

Mary Bernstein

Professor of Sociology

Office: 327 Manchester Hall
Telephone: (860) 486-3991
Email: mary.bernstein@uconn.edu

PhD, New York University, 1997
B.A., Middlebury College, 1985

CURRICULUM VITAE

BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT:

Mary Bernstein is Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. She has published numerous articles in the fields of social movements, identity, sexualities, gender, and law and is co-editor of three books.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Bernstein Mary and Verta Taylor (eds.). In Press. (Not) The Marrying Kind: The Politics of Same Sex Marriage. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Barclay, Scott, Mary Bernstein, and Anna-Maria Marshall (eds.). 2009. Queer Mobilizations: LGBT Activists Confront the Law. New York: NYU Press.

Bernstein, Mary and Marcie De la Cruz. 2009. “What Are You? Explaining Identity as a Goal of the Multiracial Hapa Movement.” Social Problems 56(4): 722-745.

Armstrong, Elizabeth and Mary Bernstein. 2008. “Culture, Power, and Institutions: A Multi-Institutional Politics Approach to Social Movements.” Sociological Theory 26(1):74-99.**Winner of the Outstanding Article Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements (2009).

Bernstein Mary. 2005. “Identity Politics.” Annual Review of Sociology 31: 47-74.

Mary Bernstein. 2003. “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained? Conceptualizing Social Movement ‘Success’ in the Lesbian and Gay Movement.” Sociological Perspectives v. 46: 353-79.

Mary Bernstein. 2002. “Identities and Politics: Toward a Historical Understanding of the Lesbian and Gay Movement.” Social Science History 26: 531-81.

Mary Bernstein. 1997. “Celebration and Suppression: The Strategic Uses of Identity by the Lesbian and Gay Movement.” American Journal of Sociology 103: 531-65.