Independent Minds, Working Together
Doug Meyer

Doug Meyer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department/Affiliation: Sociology and Anthropology
Phone: 330-287-1914
Office Address: 006 Kauke Hall


  • B.A., Sociology and Political Science, Albion College 2002
  • M.A., Sociology, Queens College, CUNY, 2005
  • Ph.D., Sociology, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), 2011

Research Interests

  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Sexualities
  • Sex and Gender
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Criminal Justice


  • Dr. Meyer's work focuses on the race, class, and gender dynamics of anti-queer violence. His teaching and scholarly interests emphasize sociological approaches to inequality. He has taught Research Methods, Urban Sociology, Sociology of the Family, Sex and Gender, and Sociology of Sexuality.


  • Meyer, Doug. Forthcoming. "Resisting Hate Crime Discourse: Queer and Intersectional Challenges to Neoliberal Hate Crime Laws." Critical Criminology.
  • Meyer, Doug and Eric Anthony Grollman. Forthcoming. "Sexual Orientation and Fear at Night: Gender Differences among Sexual Minorities and Heterosexuals." Journal of Homosexuality.
  • Meyer, Doug. 2012. "An Intersectional Analysis of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People's Evaluations of Anti-Queer Violence." Gender & Society 26(6): 849-873.
  • Meyer, Doug. 2010. "Evaluating the Severity of Hate-Motivated Violence: Intersectional Differences among LGBT Hate Crime Victims." Sociology 44(5): 980-995.
  • Meyer, Doug. 2009. "'She Acts Out in Inappropriate Ways': Students' Evaluations of Violent Women in Film." Journal of Gender Studies 18(1): 63-73.
  • Meyer, Doug. 2008. "Interpreting and Experiencing Anti-Queer Violence: Race, Class, and Gender Differences among LGBT Hate Crime Victims." Race, Gender & Class 15(4): 262-282.
  • Cahill, Sean, Juan Battle, and Doug Meyer. 2003. "Partnering, Parenting, and Policy: Family Issues Affecting Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) People." Race & Society 6(2): 85-98.