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Fetner Tina, Associate Professor

Biography

Expertise

Sociology of Sexualities
Social Movements
Political Sociology
Sociology of Gender
Social Inequality

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology. 2001. New York University, New York, NY
  • M.A. Sociology. 1996. New York University, New York, NY
  • B.A. Economics. 1990. University of California, Santa Cruz

Research

Selected Publications

Tina Fetner and Melanie Heath. 2016. "Do Same-Sex and Straight Weddings Aspire to the Fairytale? Women's Conformity and Resistance to Traditional Weddings." Sociological Perspectives 59:721-742.

Tina Fetner. 2016. "U.S. Attitudes toward Lesbian and Gay People are Better than Ever." Contexts 15:20-27.

Tina Fetner and Athena Elafros. 2015. "The GSA Difference: LGBTQ and Ally Experiences in High Schools With and Without Gay-Straight Alliances" Social Sciences 4:563-581.

Tina Fetner, Allyson Stokes, and Carrie B. Sanders. 2015. "Institution Building and the Religious Right: Lessons from U.S. and Canadian History." Pp. 44-60 in Howard Ramos and Kathleen Rodgers, eds. Protest and Politics: The Promise of Social Movement Societies. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Tina Fetner and Brayden G. King. 2014. "Three-Layer Movements, Resources, and the Tea Party." Pp. 35-54 in Nella Van Dyke and David S. Meyer, eds. Understanding the Tea Party Movement. Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Tina Fetner. 2013. "Religious Right Activism in Canada and the United States: Are We Headed in the Same Direction?" Pp. 123-143 in Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau, eds., The Sixties and Beyond: Dechristianization in North America and Western Europe, 1945-2000. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Tina Fetner, Athena Elafros, Sandra Bortolin and Coralee Drechsler. 2012. "Safe Spaces: Gay-Straight Alliances in High School."Canadian Review of Sociology 49:188-207.

Tina Fetner and Carrie B. Sanders. 2012. "Similar Strategies, Different Outcomes: Institutional Histories of the Christian Right of Canada and of the United States." Pp. 245-262 in Strategies in Social Change. Greg Maney, Rachel Kutz-Flamembaum, Deanna Rohlinger, and Jeff Goodwin, eds. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Tina Fetner and Carrie B. Sanders. 2011. "The Pro-Family Movement in Canada and the United States: Institutional Histories and Barriers to Diffusion." Pp. 87-100 in Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States. David Rayside and Clyde Wilcox, eds. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

Tina Fetner. 2008. How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.Social Movements, Protest and Contention series.

Robert Andersen and Tina Fetner. 2008. "Economic Inequality and Intolerance: Attitudes toward Homosexuality in 35 Democracies." American Journal of Political Science 52:942-58.

Robert Andersen and Tina Fetner. 2008. "Cohort Differences in Tolerance of Homosexuality: Attitudinal Change in Canada and the United States, 1981-2000." Public Opinion Quarterly 72:311-330.

Tina Fetner and Kristin Kush. 2008. "Gay-Straight Alliances in High Schools: Social Predictors of Early Adoption." Youth & Society 40:114-130.

Jackie Smith and Tina Fetner. 2007. "Structural Approaches to Social Movements." Pages 13-57 in Bert Klandermans and Conny Roggeband, eds. Handbook of Social Movements across Disciplines. NY: Springer Press.

Tina Fetner. 2006. "The Pro-Family Movement." Pp. 423-429 in Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer and Chet Meeks, eds. Introducing the New Sexuality Studies. London and NY: Routledge. (reprinted for 2nd edition: 2010).

Tina Fetner. 2005. "Ex-gay Rhetoric and the Politics of Sexuality: The Christian Antigay/Pro-family Movement's 'Truth in Love' Ad Campaign." Journal of Homosexuality 50:71-96.

Edwin Amenta, Neal Caren, Tina Fetner and Michael P. Young. 2002. "Challengers and States: Toward a Political Sociology of Social Movements." Sociological Views on Political Participation in the 21st Century. Research in Political Sociology 10:47-83

Tina Fetner. 2001. "Working Anita Bryant: The Impact of Christian Antigay Activism on Lesbian and Gay Movement Claims." Social Problems 48:411-28.

Susan Rakosi Rosenbloom and Tina Fetner. 2001. "Sharing Secrets Slowly: Issues of Classroom Self-Disclosure Raised by Student Sex Workers." Teaching Sociology 29:439-53.

 

Research Grants

2016       Tina Fetner (PI), Michelle Dion, and Melanie Heath. 2016. McMaster University Arts Research Board Major Collaborative Seed Grant. "Sexuality and Welfare Regimes in OECD Countries." $12,352.

2015       Tina Fetner. McMaster University Arts Research Board Travel Grant. $1,437.

2014       President's Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision. $500.

2013-15  Tina Fetner (PI). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Development Grant. "Survey of Sexual Behaviour in Canada: A Pilot Study," $73,529.

2013       Tina Fetner (PI) and Gerald Bierling. Forward With Integrity Grant, McMaster University. “Using Active Learning Classrooms to Support Undergraduate Research.” $6,000.

2013-15  Tina Fetner and Jerry Hurley (co-PIs), Michelle Dion, James Dunn, Melanie Heath, Abigail Payne and Byron Spencer (co-Investigators). McMaster Faculty of Social Sciences Collaborative Initiative Grant. "McMaster Institute for Empirical Social Science Research," $94,850

2011-14  Tina Fetner (PI). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant #410-2011-2369. "Economic Inequality and Prejudice in Cross-National Perspective." $38,714.

2009       Tina Fetner (PI). McMaster Incentive Grant. "Policy, Trust and Tolerance." $5,000.

2007-10  Adam Green (PI), Barry Adam and Tina Fetner (co-I). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant. "The Changing Face of Matrimony in Canada." $74,000.

2008       Tina Fetner. McMaster University Arts Research Board Travel Grant.

2007-08  Tina Fetner (PI). McMaster University Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Innovation Grant. "Learning Technologies for Large Lectures: Video Podcasts and Clickers." $1,160.

2006-09  Tina Fetner (PI). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant #410-2006-1385. "Youth Activism in Gay-Straight Alliances." $56,396.

2005       Tina Fetner (PI). McMaster University Arts Research Board. "Canadians' Changing Attitudes toward Homosexuality." $6,751.