Office: SS 323
Currently serving as the grievance officer for the University Faculty Association.
and by appointment
Field Of Study:
Welfare States, with a special focus on theories of citizenship (belonging): gender, work, political sociology; historical sociology
SOCI 545/WGS 595: Seminar in Inquality and Social Justice
Hiking with my dogs; sewing, knitting and other textile arts; keeping the house from going to wrack and ruin
Ph.D. (1996), M.S. (1993) Sociology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Dissertation: “The Canary in the Coal Mine: Single Mothers and the Welfare State, the Swedish Experience.” Chairs: Joan Acker and Donald Van Houten.
J.D. (1979) Hastings College of Law (University of California), San Francisco.
B.A. (1976) Community Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Contemporary Social Theory, Classical Sociological Theorgy, Gender and Society, Political Sociology, Sociology of Poverty, Religion and Social Movements, Sociology of the Family, Families and the State
Legal Services Attorney, 1980-1988
Fulbright Student Scholar, Stockholm, Sweden, 1992-1993.
Winkler, Celia. In progress. “"Redefining Single Motherhood: The 1990s Child Support Discourse and the Dismantling of the U.S. Welfare State." In Mothering in the Age of Neoliberalism. Toronto: Demeter Press.
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, [http://www.eolss.net]
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.
Selected Conference Presentations:
Winkler, Celia. “The Montana Study and Postwar Epistemological Transitions.” 2012 Interim Conference of the Research Committee on the History of Sociology, International Sociological Association. Dublin, Ireland June 27-June 30, 2012.
Winkler, Celia and Lynne Isaacson. “Revisiting the Universal.” Presented at the Pacific Sociological Assocation annual meeting, San Diego, March 2012.
Winkler, Celia. Invited speaker at “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Gilman in the Classroom: A Roundtable.” 2011 Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Meeting, “Gilman Goes West.” June 2011.
Winkler, Celia. “Ideological and Organizational Dilemmas of the Network of Spiritual Progressives.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion, New York City, August 2007.
Winkler, Celia. “From Conditional Reconstruction to Disappearance: Deadbeat Dads, Christian Fatherhood, Single Mothers, and Policy Discourse in U.S. Policymaking.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association, Oakland, California, June 2006.
Winkler, Celia, Kristeen Black, and Lynne Isaacson. 2005. “Spirituality and Feminism in the Formation of Peace and Justice Activists.” Presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the National Women’s Studies Association, Orlando, Florida, June 2005.
Winkler, Celia. 2004. “Violence, Peace, and the Welfare State.” Presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, California, August, 2004.
Winkler, Celia. 2003. “Neoliberalism, Nationalism, and Violence.” Presented at “Comparative Perspectives on Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Nation in Post-Socialist Societies and the United States,” held in Zagreb and Porec, Croatia, June 1-8, 2003, sponsored by The National Center for Curriculum Transformation Resources on Women in collaboration with The Centre for Women’s Studies, Zagreb, Croatia.