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African-American Studies

Celia Winkler

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Celia Winkler

Associate Professor
Social Sciences 323 406-243-5843
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On Sabbatical 2014-2015



B.A. in Community Studies, UC Santa Cruz, 1976 J.D. Hastings College of the Law (UC), San Francisco, CA 1979 M.S. Sociology, University of Oregon, 1993 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Oregon, 1996  

Winkler, Celia. 2014. “Redefining Single Motherhood: The 1990s Child Support Discourse and the Dismantling of the U.S. Welfare State." Pages 255 to 277 in Mothering in the Age of Neoliberalism, edited by Melinda Vandenbeld Giles. Toronto: Demeter Press.

Winkler, Celia and Kathy Kuipers. 2013. "The Economic Status of Women in Montana: How Far Have We Come Since Montana Elected the First Congresswoman?" Montana Business Quarterly 51(4):2-7.

Kuipers, Kathy and Celia Winkler. 2013. “Status of Women in Montana.” Technical paper prepared for the Montana Women’s Foundation.

Rooks, Daisy and Celia Winkler. 2012. “Learning Interdisciplinarity: Service Learning and the Promise of Interdisciplinary Teaching.” Teaching Sociology 40(1): 2-20.

Winkler, Celia. 2009. “Feminist Sociological Theory,” in Historical Developments and Theoretical Approaches in Sociology, [Ed. Charles Crothers], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, []

Winkler, Celia. 2002. Single Mothers and the State: The Politics of Care in Sweden and the United States. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Winkler, Celia. 2001. “Sweden's Child Support Guarantee and Women's Economic Independence.” Journal of Poverty 5(4): 29-‘49.

Winkler, Celia. 1998. “Mothering, equality and the individual: feminist debates and welfare policies in the USA and Sweden.” Community, Work & Family 1(2):149-166.


Current Couses

On Sabbatical 2014-2015

Teaching Experience

Contemporary Social Theory, Classical Sociological Theory, Gender and Society, Political Sociology, Sociology of Poverty, Religion and Social Movements, Sociology of the Family, Families and the State  

Inclusion and Exclusion, Social Welfare and Welfare States, Political Sociology, Gender & Work, Feminist Theory, Historical Sociology

University of Montana

African-American Studies Program

Tobin Miller Shearer, Director

Phone: (406) 243-6225

32 Campus Drive | Missoula, MT 59812