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Douglas Wallace, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Office Phone: (951) 552-8722
E-mail: dwallace@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 133B
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Sociology/Community and Criminology Kansas State University 2009
M.A. Sociology Kansas State University 1997
B.S. Social Science Education Missouri Southern State University 1993

Additional Education

Social Science
Merced College


Courses Taught

Social Stratification
Deviant Behavior
Social Problems
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of Religion
Cultural Anthropology
Juvenile Delinquency
Police and Society
Police, Community, and Social Justice
Community Organization and Leadership


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Political Sociology
Family Studies
Social Psychology
Sociology of Sports
Christian Apologetics


Teaching Experience

Manhattan Christian College, 1997-2012
Kansas State University, 1994-2001


Research, Presentations, & Publications

“Violent Delinquency in America: Urban vs. Rural Crime: The Transition of Violent Behavior from the City to the Country” presented at the Midwest Sociological Meetings, Minneapolis, Minnesota

“The Effects of Feminist Attitudes upon the Outlook Towards Pornography” (Master’s Thesis) presented at the Midwest Sociological Meetings, Kansas City, Missouri

Gender Rules and Family Roles (Gender in Schools): “School Violence: Gender and Beyond” at American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois

Issues of Theory and Conceptualization (Rethinking the Urban/Rural Distinction): “Violent Delinquency in American: Urban vs. Rural Crime. The Transition of Violent Behavior from City to Country” at American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois


Church Membership & Activities

Preaching Minister at Clay Center Christian Church, Clay Center, Kansas, January 2000 - July 2012

Privileges in ministry include preaching, teaching Sunday school, pastoral care, staff administration, leadership development, vision development and assessment, volunteer recruitment and training


Community Service & Involvement

Part of a team that developed a Christian based community youth center and an after-school program for at-risk youth


Interests & Hobbies

Married with three children
Enjoy sports, reading, and travel


Personal Philosophy

"Trust the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV)