Jamie Mullaney


Jamie L. Mullaney is Professor of Sociology and Director of The Center for People, Politics, and Markets at Goucher College. She completed her doctorate in Sociology, with a specialization in Culture and Cognition, in 2003 at Rutgers University. In addition to numerous journal articles, she is the author of two books: Everyone is NOT Doing It (University of Chicago Press, 2006) and Paid to Party: Working Time and Emotion in Direct Home Sales (with Janet Hinson Shope, Rutgers University Press, 2012). Her research interests and projects largely focus around issues of time, emotion, and identity. In 2013, she received the Caroline Doebler Bruckerl ‘25 Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.

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Mullaney, Jamie L. 2006. Everyone is NOT Doing It: Abstinence and Personal Identity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Mullaney, Jamie L. and Janet Hinson Shope. 2012. Paid to Party: Working Time and Emotion in Direct Home Sales. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Selected Articles and Book Chapters

Hanyok, Laura A., Jamie Mullaney, Thomas Finucane, and Joseph Carrese. 2009.  “Potential Caregivers for Homebound Elderly: More Numerous than Supposed?”  Journal of Family Practice 58(7):E1-6.

Mullaney, Jamie L. Forthcoming. “Social Mindscapes and the Self: The Case for Social Pattern Analysis.” Oxford Handbook on Cognitive Sociology.

Mullaney, Jamie L. 2014. “Negotiating Promiscuity: Straight Edge (sXe), Sex, and the Self.” Pp. 135-47 in Selves, Symbols and Sexualities: Contemporary Readings, edited by S. Newmahr and T. Weinberg. SAGE: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Mullaney, Jamie L. 2012. “All in Time: Age and the Temporality of Authenticity in the Straight Edge Music Scene” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 41:611-635.

Mullaney, Jamie L. 2007.“Telling It Like a Man: Masculinities and Battering Men’s Accounts of Their Violence.” Men and Masculinities 10(2):222-247.

Mullaney, Jamie L. 2007. “‘Unity Admirable but Not Necessarily Heeded’: Going Rates and Gender Boundaries in the Straight Edge Hardcore Music Scene.” Gender & Society 21(3): 384-408.

Mullaney, Jamie L. and Janet Hinson Shope. 2015. “Feeling the Hands of Time: Intersections of Time and Emotion.” Sociology Compass 9/10:853-63.

Book Review

Mullaney, Jamie L. 2015. “Opening Our Eyes to Sex Perception.” Review of Blind to Sameness: Sexpectations and the Social Construction of Male and Female Bodies, by Asia Friedman. Symbolic Interaction 38(2):315-7.

Recent Conference Papers

March, 2016 (Baltimore, MD) Society for Research on Adolescence “Taking the Sex Out of Virginity?: Rethinking Our Research Approach”

February, 2015 (New York, NY) Eastern Sociological Society Raj Ghoshal and Jamie Mullaney, Goucher College, “Real Men Love Ponies? The Adult Male Fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and the Negotiation of Masculinity Regimes”

November, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) Eric Singer, Robbie Blinkoff, Jamie Mullaney, Goucher College, and Kate McCleary, Washington College, “Hey, I’ve Got an Anthropologist in My Pocket: Scholarship for the 21st Century”

February, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) Eastern Sociological Society “This Year, I Will… : Resolution Making and Insights into Time, Emotion, and the Self”

August, 2012 (Denver, CO) American Sociological Association Jamie L. Mullaney and Janet Hinson Shope, Goucher College,“Emoting Time in Direct Home Sales:Changing the Temporal and Emotional Relationships between Work and Family?”

March, 2012 (New Orleans, LA) Southern Sociological Society Jamie L. Mullaney and Janet Hinson Shope, Goucher College, “Can’t Say No: The Commodification of Obligation in Direct Home Sales”

February, 2012 (New York, NY) Eastern Sociological Society “Narrating the Things We Do Not Do: Telling Stories about Abstinence”