Melinda Messineo

Melinda Messineo

Interim Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence and Professor of Sociology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:NQ 240

Melinda Messineo joined the Department of Sociology at Ball State in 1999. Professor Messineo received her degrees from the University of California, Riverside, her MA and PhD in sociology. Professor Messineo’s current research focuses on race, class and gender in the media and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Messineo currently teaches courses in the sociological of media, research methods, internship, and the sociology major capstone. She is the recipient of the Lawhead Award in Teaching, the Excellence in Teaching Award twice, Outstanding Teaching Award all from Ball State and the Schnabel Teaching Award from the North Central Sociological Association.

Areas of Interest

Family; Race/Class/Gender; Institutions; Media; Leisure

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Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
First-Year Seminar 101 016 1500 - 1550 M TC, room 411
First-Year Seminar 101 017 1500 - 1550 W TC, room 411
First-Year Seminar 101 018 1500 - 1550 F TC, room 411
Sociology of Media 333 001 1230 - 1345 T R NQ, room 302
Sociological Researc 380 001 0930 - 1045 T R TC, room 414
Independent Study in 590 2 0000 - 0000