Barbara R. Walters

Professor of Sociology and Academic Director
CUNY School of Professional Studies
CUNY Kingsborough

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Academic Interests

Religion and Culture;
Children and Human Development;
Collective Memory and Human Rights;
Global Inequality;
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning;
Teaching with Technology: Online, Eportfolio, Hybrid

Education

Vanderbilt University
B.A. Psychology, 1970

State University of New York at Stony Brook
M.A. Sociology, 1973
M.A. Musicology, 1996
Ph.D. Sociology, 1978

State University of New York at Stony Brook — Psychiatry
NIMH Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Sexual Identity Development and Cognitive Styles
1976-77

Positions
  • Professor and Academic DirectorSociologyCUNY School of Professional Studies
  • Professor and Academic Co-Director -- ODLCBehavioral and Human SciencesKingsborough Community College
  • Research Fellow -- SUNY Stony BrookPsychiatry*Non-CUNY
  • Visiting Instructor -- Vanderbilt UniversitySociology and Women's Studies*Non-CUNY
  • Visiting Assistant Professor -- College of William and MarySociology*Non-CUNY
Publications

BOOKS
Walters, Barbara R., Vincent Corrigan, and Peter T. Ricketts.  2006. The Feast of Corpus ChristiUniversity Park, PA:  Pennsylvania State University Press.
Walters, Barbara R. 2003.  The Politics of Aesthetic Judgment.   Lanham, MD:  University Press of America.
SELECTED GOVERNMENT REPORTS
Morrison, R., Walters, B., et.al. 1989. Review of the Regulation of Acupuncture in Virginia.  Report of the Board of Health   Professions to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia, Senate Document No. 19, Commonwealth of Virginia.
Morrison, R., Walters, B. et.al.  1988.  Review of the Regulation of Hypnosis in Virginia.   Report of the Board of Health Professions to the Governor and General Assembly.  Senate Document.
Pollack, Clementine, and Members of the Task Force for the Study of the Definition of Nursing.  Report to the Director of Health Regulatory Boards on the Definition of the Practice of Nursing.  Virginia Department of Health Regulatory Boards.
SCHOLARLY RESEARCH ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
Walters, Barbara R. 2013.  Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street, by Karen Ho.  Journal of Implicit Religion.  Book Review:  forthcoming.
Walters, Barbara R. 2013.  The Sociology of Religion: A Critical Agenda, by Grace Davie. Journal of Implicit Religion Vol. 15. No. 1. Book Review
Walters, Barbara R.  2012.  Laureata plebs fidelis:  A Victorine Sequence from the Feast of Corpus Christi in Thirteenth-Century Liège.  Ed. Ann Buckley and Cynthia J. Cyrus. Music, Dance and Society:  Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Memory of Ingrid G. Brainard.  Kalamazoo, MI:  Medieval Institute.
Walters, Barbara R. 2008.  Safeguarding German-American Relations:  Understanding and Accepting Mutual Differences, by Hermann Kurthen, Antonio V. Venéndez-Alarcón, and Stefan Immerfall.  Contemporary Sociology Vol 37, No. 3.  Book Review.
Walters, Barbara R.  2008.  Shaping a Monastic Identity:  Liturgy and History at the Imperial Abbey of  Farfa, 1100-1125, by Susan Boynton.  Implicit Religion:  Journal of the C.S.I.R.C.S.  Vol. 11, No. 2 Book Review.
Walters, Barbara R. 2005.  “O verge de droiture ki de Jessé eissis” from the Mosan Psalters. in Ed. Ann Buckley and Dominique Billy.  Melangé Peter T. Ricketts.  Belgium:  Brepols.
Walters, Barbara R.  2004.  Church-Sect Dynamics and the Feast of Corpus Christi.  Sociology of Religion 65 No.3.
Walters, Barbara R. 2003.  Charisma, Converts, Competitors:  Societal and Sociological Factors in the Success of Early Christianity, by Jack T. Sanders.  Sociology of Religion 64 No.3.   Book Review
Walters, Barbara R.  2002.  Women Religious Virtuosae from the Middle Ages:  A Case Pattern and Analytic Model of Types.  Sociology of Religion  63 No. 1.
Walters, B.R.  2001. Church.  Readers’ Guide to Sociology.  Ed. Jonathan Michie.  London:  Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers.
Walters, B.R.. 1998. Liturgy and Civilizing Processes.   Figurations 10.
Walters, B. R. 1996.  Danny Lyon at Lowinsky Gallery.  Review:  Reviews and Previews of Current   Exhibitions in New York. June 1996. Exhibit Review
Walters, B. R. 1996.  Susan Fenton at Lowinsky Gallery.  Review:  Reviews and Previews of Current Exhibitions in New York. June 1996. Exhibit Review
Walters, B. R. 1996.  Olga de Amaral at Peter Joseph Gallery.  Review:  Reviews and Previews of Current Exhibitions in New York. June 1996. Exhibit Review
Walters, B. R. 1996.  Sue Coe at Gallery St. Etienne. Review:  Reviews and Previews of Current Exhibitions in New York. May 1996. Exhibit Review
Walters, B. R. 1996.  Love and Pain at Mary-Anne Martin Gallery.  Review:  Reviews and Previews of Current Exhibitions in New York. May 1996. Exhibit Review
Walters, B.  1994.  Mexican Folk Retablos by G. Giffords.  Visual Sociology 9 No.1. Book Review
Walters, Barbara R., Emendations by Dudley Duncan.  1994.  The Social Construction of the Senario and the Septimal Heresy:  Response to Duncan.  Sociological Theory 12 No. 3.
Walters, Barbara R.  1992.  Pluralistic Approaches to Art by Blandy and Congdon.  Visual Sociology 7 No. 2. Book Review
Walters, B. 1990.  Contest of Meaning:  Critical Histories of Photography by Bolton (Ed.)  Visual Sociology 5 No. 2. Book Review
Walters, B. 1988. Psychosis and Sexual Identity by David Allison. Art and Text 30. Book Review
Walters, B.R., and Tobin, G.A.  1976.  Gender Identity and the Visual Arts.  Sociological Symposium 17.
Walters, B. R.  1976.  Gender Language:  Codes in Cross-Sex Competition and Their Effects on Sex-Typed Behavior.  Ed. C.C. Peng and Walburga von Raffler-Engel.  Language Acquisition and Developmental Kinesics.  Hiroshima, Japan:  Bunka Hyoron Publishing Company.
SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING ARTICLES
Morgano, Sarah, Howard Wach, Joseph Ugoretz, and Barbara Walters.  2011.  ePortfolios across CUNY: Aggregating and Integrating Information, AAEEBL Learner 2 No. 4: 7.
Walters, Barbara, Ellen Smiley, George Otte, and William Bernhardt.  2011. “The CUNY Online Baccalaureate: A Transformative Cyberspace.” Pp. 107 – 124 in Transformative Spaces:  Designing Creative Sites for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, edited by Judith Summerfield, Cheryl Smith, and Erin Martineau.  New York, NY:  Springer Publishing.
Walters, Barbara. 2007.  Teaching and Learning in the Online Baccalaureate.  Online April 2007
Walters, B.R.  2005. Writing and Discussion Forums for Online Courses.  Teaching
Introduction to Sociology as a Hybrid Course:  A Resource Manual.  Ed. Lynn Harper Ritchey.  Washington, DC:  American Sociological Association.
Walters, Barbara R., and Franceska B. Smith.  1998.   Collaborative Projects and Intellectual Property:  Teaching Writing Intensive Sociology.  New York:  1998 NYSSA Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings.
Walters, B.R. 1989.  ASA Adopts a Revised Code of Ethics.  Footnotes.
Walters, B.R.  1988.  Ethics in the Competitive Marketplace.  Presented at the National Clearinghouse on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation.  Published in the AAAS Newsletter: Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility.
CONFERENCE PAPERS — SCHOLARLY AND RESEARCH (last ten years)
Walters, B.  2013.  Liturgy as Implicit and Explicit Religious Vision. Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, New York, New York.
Walters, B. 2013.  Liturgy as Implicit and Explicit Religious Vision.  Denton Conference, Ilkley, UK.
Walters, B., Ivan Araque, and Staci Murphy.  2012.  Commemorating 9-11:  A Civil Liturgical Moment. 2012 Denton Conference, Ilkley, UK.
Walters, B. and Marco Castro.  2012. Commemorating 9/11: Secularization, Sacralization and Implicit Religion in Downtown Manhattan.  Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Association, New York, NY.
Walters, B.  2010.  Communities in Crisis and Congregational Responses.  Religious Research Association,  Baltimore, MD.
Walters, B.  2009.  Author Meets Critic, Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change by Melissa   J. Wilde.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press.  Eastern Sociological Society.   Baltimore, MD.
Walters, B.  2009.  Early Music Reception:  A Sociological Analysis.  Eastern Sociological Society.  Baltimore, MD.
Walters, B. 2009.  Auctoritas:  The Question of Authorship.  International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI.
Walters, B. 2008.  Liturgist for the Secular Church: Juliana of Mont Cornillon.  Annual Forum on Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  Plymouth, NH:  Plymouth College.
Walters, B.  2008.  Cultures of Inquiry in the Reconstruction of Medieval Liturgy.  Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Meetings.  Boston, MA.
Walters, B., 2007. The Feast of Corpus Christ, New York:  Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion.
Walters, B.R. 2006.  Liturgy and Imaginary Communities.  ASR, Montreal, CA.
Walters, B.R.  2006.  Analyzing Organizational Structure and Change.  The Sixth International Conference on Knowledge Culture and Change in Organizations.  Monash University Centre, Prato, Italy.
Walters, B.R. 2006.  Memoria:  Imaginary Liturgical Communities in the 13th Century, International Congress of Medieval Studies, to be developed into an article.
Walters, B.R.  2005.  Homo quidam fecit Contra Virgo flagellatur crucianda : Text and Musical Subtext.  International Congress of Medieval Studies.  Kalamazoo, MI.
Walters, B.R. 2004.  The Politics of Aesthetic Judgment.  San Francisco, CA:  ASA Annual Meeting.
Walters, B.R. 2004.  Fuzzy Set Theory and the Feast of Corpus Christi.  International Congress of Medieval Studies.  Kalamazoo, MI.
CONFERENCE PAPERS — SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING
Walters, B. and Mariette Bates.  2013.  Program Eportfolios.  AAEEBL Conference, Boston, MA.
Better, A., Jason VanOra, and Barbara Walters.  2012.  ESL Learning Communities at Kingsborough
Community College. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, New York, NY.
Walters, B., J. Ugoretz, S. Morgano, A. Gaba, L. Levine, W. Bernhardt, M. Rosson, and B. Naples. 2011. ePortfolios:  A Cross-Campus Pecha Kucha, CUNY IT Conference, Boston, MA.
Walters, B., Morgano, S., Wach, H., and Ugoretz, J.  2011.  ePortfolios across CUNY: Aggregating and  Integrating Information, AAEEBL Conference, Boston, MA
Walters, B., Morgano, S., Wach, H., and Ugoretz, J.  2010.  ePortfolios across CUNY: Aggregating and Integrating Information, CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY.
Walters, B., Morgano, S., Bernhard, W.  2010.  ePortfolios and Metacognition in the CUNY Online Baccalaureate.  AAEEBL Conference, Boston, MA.
Walters, B., Wach, H., Morgano, S., Grindley, C., and Bernhardt, B.   2009.  ePortfolios in the CUNY Online Baccalaureate: Building Cross-Campus Consensus on Principles and Procedures.  CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY.
Walters B. 2009.  Engaging Students in Active Learning.  Eastern Sociological Society.  Baltimore, MD.
Bernhardt, W., Smiley, E., Sparrow, J., and Walters, B.  2008.  Listening to Students: A Conversation about Online Teaching and Learning, CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY.
Walters, B., Whittaker, R., Otte, G., Mosely, J., Bernhardt, W.  2008  Gen Ed Proficiencies and Perspectives in the CUNY Online Baccalaureate.  CUNY 4th Annual Gen Ed Conference.  New York:  Baruch.
Walters, B., Bernhardt, W., Smiley, E., Otte, G.  2008.  Entering the Wiki/Blog-Sphere.  Sloan-C Emerging Technologies.  Carefree, AZ.
Walters, B., Bernhardt, W., Moore, T.  2008.  High-Tech – High Touch:  The CUNY Online Baccalaureate. TCC Worldwide Online Conference.
Walters, B., Bernhardt, W., Smiley, E., and Otte, G.  2007. The CUNY Online Baccalaureate:  A High-Tech, High-Touch Teaching Environment.  CUNY IT Conference, John Jay,  NY.
Pascarella, J., and Walters, B.  2007.  Teaching Sociology Online.  New York:  Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.
Walters, B., William Bernhardt, and George Otte. 2007.  Blogging and Wiki Work.  Technology, Colleges, and Community, Worldwide Online Conference.
Walters, B., Bernhardt, W., and Otte, G., 2006.  Blogging and Wiki-work:  New Tools for Writing in Online Courses. CUNY IT Conference, New York.

 

Awards, Recognitions, Grants

PSC-CUNY Research Award
High Impact Practices: Engagement and Retention 2013

Connect to Learning: LaGuardia/FIPSE (Co-PI)
ePortfolio, Engagement and Student Success 2011

PSC-CUNY Research Award:
Downtown and Bushwick: Contrasting Neighborhoods 2010

Kingsborough Faculty Achievement Award 2010
Kingsborough Faculty Achievement Award 2009
Making Connections: LaGuardia/FIPSE (Co-PI)
e-Portfolio Mini-Grant 2009

Kingsborough Faculty Achievement Award 2008

PSC-CUNY Research Award: 2008-09
Teaching and Learning in the Twenty-First Century:
Developing a Strategic Model

Making Connections: LaGuardia/FIPSE (Co-PI)
e-Portfolio Mini-Grant (Cohort A) 2008

The Michael Ribaudo Information Technology Award 2007
KCC President’s Award 2006

PSC-CUNY Research Award 2005-06
The Feast of Corpus Christi

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004 – present
Sloan — CUNY Online Faculty 2002
PSC-CUNY Research Award 2002-03
PSC-CUNY Research Award 2001-02
KCC Scholarly and Applied Research Award 2001-02
Community Leaders of America 1990
Virginia Board of Health Professions, Service Award 1990
NIMH Research-in- Service Award 1976-77
Fellow, Center for Literature and Culture, 1972-73
SUNY Research Program in Paris
NIMH Methodology Traineeship 1971-74

CUNY Service

Founder, Faculty Mentor and Editor, Distinctions: An Honors Student Journal,
2005-2008: Three volumes, six issues.
Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee for Honors Student Journal, 2005 – 2009
Advisory Committee, Honors Program, KCC, 2006 – present
Advisory Committee, Academic Integrity and Honesty, 2006 – 2009
Advisory Committee, Strategic Planning, Innovative Classroom Deliver, 2006- 2009
Co-Organizer, Eco-Festival Symposium, KCC, 2006
BEH Department Curriculum Committee, Secretary, 2000 to 2005
KCC 21st Century Learning Outcomes Task Force, 2000-02
KCC Rubrics Task Group, Winter, 2002
KCC, Resource Committee on the Preparation of Scholarly and Creative Works, 2002– 2009
KCC Learning Communities Task Group, 2003-04
KCC Learning Communities Advisory Board, 2005-2008
KCC Institutional Review Board, 2003 – 2009
CUNY Steering Committee for Online Resources and Education, 2005-2006
Effective Practices Subcommittee
Curriculum Development Subcommittee
Upper Division Curriculum Development Subcommittee
CUNY Online BA, Department of Communication and Culture, 2006 – 2011
Committee on the Faculty
Curriculum Committee
Program Research Committee
Executive Committee
SPS Governing Council, 2007 to present
Academic Review Committee, 2007-10
Chair, Personnel Committee, 2008-2012
CUNY Committee on Academic Technology, 2008- Present
Chair, ePortfolio Subcommittee
PSC-CUNY Education Panel, 2011-2012

Professional Associations

American Sociological Association
Ethics Committee, 1987-89, Chair, 1989.
Representative to National Council of State Associations, 1986
Teaching and Learning:
Cooperative Initiatives Committee, 2005-06
ASA Council Representative, 2012-2014
Eastern Sociological Society
International Visual Sociology Association 1990-1996
Board Member 1990-1996
Medieval Academy of America
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Sociologists for Women in Society
Founding Member, New York Chapter, 1972
Steering Committee, 2000
Chair, Membership Committee, 2000-2002
AAEEBL, Program Committee, 2010-2012
Program Co-Chair, 2013

Civic Engagement

Commonwealth of Virginia, Board of Health Professions 1985-90
Chair, Scope and Standards of Practice Committee
Member, Legislative Committee
Commonwealth of Virginia, Chair, Secretary’s Task Force on the
Utilization of Nurse Practitioners 1989-90
Commonwealth of Virginia, Secretary’s Task Force on the
Regulation of Psychology 1988-90
Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor’s Task Force on the Need
for a Redefinition of Nursing 1986-87
Board of Directors, Virginia Opera 1983-88

Founding Member, 2nd Congressional District, Virginia Women’s 1982-85
Political Caucus: Chair, Public Relations

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