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Jean Karlen

Professor of Sociology & Service Learning Campus Coordinator

 

 

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Teaching Interests

  • Sociology of the Family
  • Research Methods
  • Community

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Research Interests

  • Community/ Community Development
  • Service-Learning
  • Small Towns & Small Towners

Contact Information

Department of Sociology, Psychology, & Criminal Justice
Connell Hall 240, Wayne State College
1111 Main St , Wayne, NE 68787
Tel: +1(402)375-7042, Fax: +1(402)375-7458
Email: jekarle1@wsc.edu

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Education

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1981
  • M.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1975
  • B.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1970

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Professional Activities/ Awards

  • 2006 Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education Voyager Award
  • 2003 Nebraska State College Rebensdorf Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2002 Nebraska LEAD (Leadership, Education, Action, & Development) Service Award
  • 2000 Midwest Sociological Society Board of Director's Distinguished Service Award
  • President, Nebraska Women's Foundation
  • Past President, International Board of Trustees for Pi Gamma Mu, Social Sciences Honorary
  • Steering Committee Chair, Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education
  • Midwest Sociological Society
  • Rural Sociological Society
  • Midwest Sociologist for Women in Society
  • Nebraska Humanites Council Speaker's Bureau
  • WSC Foundation
  • Pender-Thurston Education Community Foundation
  • Pender Economic Development
  • Northeast Nebraska Development Network
  • Pender Public School Board
   

 

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