Melinda Messineo

Melinda Messineo

Interim Associate Vice President for Diversity and Interim Director of the Office of Institutional Diversity

Professor of Sociology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 409

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

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Internship Experienc 488 001 1600 - 2015 R
Ind Study of Sociolo 490 002 0000 - 0000
Capstone Course in S 492 001 0000 - 0000
Independent Study in 590 001 0000 - 0000
Research Methods: Qu 600 001 1715 - 2000 T NQ, room 041