Credit: Ryan Seslow

Barbara R. Walters, PhD –
AKA Barbara Walters Doehrman

Professor Emerita – Behavioral Sciences, Sociology, and Human Relations

Education

Ph.D.    State University of New York at Stony Brook: Sociology, 1978
M.A.      State University of New York at Stony Brook: Sociology, 1973
M.A.      State University of New York at Stony Brook: Music, 1996
B.A.       Vanderbilt University: Psychology, 1970 (3-Year Graduate)

Fellowships:

Summer Fellowship for Three-Year Graduates. 1968. Vanderbilt University.
Fellow, SUNY Center for Literature and Culture, Paris, France, 1972-73
NIMH Methodology Traineeship: 1970-1974. State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Sociology.
NIMH Post-Doctoral Research-in-Service Award: 1976-77:  Sex Differences in Cognitive Styles and  Spatial Reasoning among Preschool Children, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Psychiatry.    

Doctoral Dissertation and MA Theses:  

The Politics of Aesthetic Judgment — an empirical analysis of the changing art world and patrons with “modern” art shaping the site of struggle for status and power among different groups, especially recently assimilated Jews, in fin-de-si├Ęcle France.
MA Thesis in Sociology:  Path Analysis of Teaching Evaluations.
MA Thesis in Music:  W.A. Mozart and The Magic Flute:  Aria as Drama.