Ph.D. Princeton University
M.A. Princeton University
B.A. Colgate University
Issues of gender, work, and leisure.
Auster, Carol J. 1996. The Sociology of Work: Concepts and Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press (division of Sage), 456 pp.
Auster, Carol J., Lauren J. Auster-Gussman, & Carlson, Emma C. (F&M '13). 2020. Lancaster Pet Cemetery Memorial Plaques 1951-2018: An Analysis of Inscriptions. Anthrozoos, 33 (2): 261-283. (See also "Supplemental" for gallery of images.)
Auster, Carol J., Faulkner, Caroline L., & Klingenstein, Hannah J. (F&M '17). 2018. Hooking Up and the “Ritual Retelling”: Gender Beliefs in Post-Hookup Conversations with Same-sex and Cross-sex Friends. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World 4: 1-14. http://doi.org/10.1177/2378023118807044
Auster, Carol J. & Lisa A. Auster-Gussman. 2016. Contemporary Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Cards: A Reflection of Traditional Ideologies of Motherhood and Fatherhood. Journal of Family Issues. 37 (9): 1294-1326. doi: 10.1177/0192513X14528711
Auster, Carol J. 2016. Blended Learning as a Potentially Winning Combination of Face-to-face and Online Learning: An Exploratory Study. Teaching Sociology, 44(1): 39-48.
Auster, Carol J. 2016. Bem Sex-Role Inventory. Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Virgil Zeigler-Hill and Todd K. Shackelford, eds. Springer-Meteor.
Auster, Carol J. 2016. Gender-neutral. The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Nancy Naples, Renee Hoogland, Maithree Wickramasinghe, and Wai Ching Angela Wong, eds. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell:
Auster, Carol J. and Margaret A. Michaud (F&M '12). 2013. The Internet Marketing of Disney Theme Parks: An Analysis of Gender and Race. SAGE Open 3 (January-March): 1–16. doi: 10.1177/2158244013476052
Auster, Carol J. and Claire S. Mansbach (F&M ’12). 2012. The Gender Marketing of Toys: An Analysis of Color and Type of Toy on the Disney Store Website. Sex Roles 67 (7-8): 375-388.
Auster, Carol J. 2008. The Effect of Cohort on Women's Sport Participation: An Intergenerational Study of Collegiate Women Ice Hockey Players. Journal of Leisure Research 40 (2): 312-337.
Casale, SN, CJ Auster, F Wolf, FY Pei, RB Devereux. 2007. Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status Influences on the Use of Primary Angioplasty in Patients Presenting with Acute Myocardial Infarction. American Heart Journal 154(5): 989-993.
Auster, Carol J. 2003. Ethics: Higher Education. Pp. 756-760 in The Encyclopedia of Education, edited by James W. Guthrie. New York: Macmillan Reference.
Auster, Carol J. 2001. Transcending Antecedent Leisure Constraints: The Case of Women Motorcycle Operators. Journal of Leisure Research 33:272-298.
Auster, Carol J. and Janel Leone (F&M ’96). 2001. Late Adolescents' Perspectives on Marital Rape: The Impact of Gender and Fraternity/Sorority Membership. Adolescence 36: 141-152.
Auster, Carol J. and Susan C. Ohm (F&M ’00). 2000. Masculinity and Femininity in Contemporary American Society: A Reevaluation Using the Bem Sex-Role Inventory. Sex Roles 43 (7/8): 499-528.
Auster, Carol J. 2000. Probability Sampling and Inferential Statistics: An Interactive Exercise Using M&M’s. Teaching Sociology 28 (4): 379-385.
Knight, Jonathan and Carol J. Auster. 1999. Faculty Conduct: An Empirical Study of Ethical Activism. Journal of Higher Education 70 (March-April): 188-210.
Auster, Carol J. and Mindy MacRone (F&M ‘93). 1994. The Classroom as a Negotiated Social Setting: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Faculty Behavior on Student Participation. Teaching Sociology 22 (October): 289-300.
McClelland, Katherine E. and Carol J. Auster. 1990. Public Platitudes and Hidden Tensions: Racial Climates at Predominantly White Liberal Arts Colleges. Journal of Higher Education 61 (November/December): 607-642.
Book review of Mothers at Work: Who Opts Out? by Liana Christin Landivar in Gender & Society, 2018, 32 (October): 743-745.
Book review of Women, Work, and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities, Bahira Sherif Trask, An Interdisciplinary, Multi-level, Cross-Cultural Analysis of Globalization, Women’s Work, and So Much More. in Sex Roles, 2015, 72 (January): 88-90.
Book review of Women Who Opt Out: The Debate Over Working Mothers and Work-Family Balance, Bernie D. Jones (ed.), in Gender & Society, 2013, 27 (April): 268-270. doi: 10.1177/0891243212470746
Book review of An Introduction to Sociology of Work and Occupations, Rudi Volti, in Teaching Sociology, 2008, 36 (October): 394-306.
Book review of Faculty Misconduct in Collegiate Teaching, John M. Braxton and Alan E. Bayer, in Academe, 2000, 86 (July-August): 64-65.
Book review of Shattering the Myths: Women in Academe, Judith Glazer-Raymo, in Gender & Society, 2000, 14 (October): 707-708.
Book review of The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement, Margaret Cruikshank, in Gender & Society, 1993, 7 (December): 616-618.
Book review of Sociology, Rodney Stark, in Teaching Sociology, 1990, 18 (January): 86-88.
Methods Case Studies:
Auster-Gussman, Lisa & Auster, Carol J. 2018. Content Analysis: An Examination of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Greeting Cards. SAGE Research Methods Cases. London, UK.: Sage Publications Ltd. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526446329
Auster, Carol J. 2018. Content Analysis: Using Pet Cemetery Memorial Plaques to Examine Possible Changes in Conceptions of Family. SAGE Research Methods Cases. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526442611
Auster, Carol J., ed. 2004. The Sociology of Work and Occupations: Syllabi and Other Instructional Materials (5th Edition). Washington, DC: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center, 251 pp.
Auster, Carol J., ed. 2000. The Sociology of Work and Occupations: Syllabi and Other Instructional Materials (4th edition). Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center, 287 pp.
Auster, Carol J., ed. 1997. The Sociology of Work and Occupations: Syllabi and Other Instructional Materials (3rd edition). Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center, 204 pp.
Auster, Carol J., ed. 1988. Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Social Stratification,. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center, 183 pp.
SELECTED OTHER PUBLICATIONS:
Auster, Carol J. and Lisa A. Auster-Gussman. 2012. Boys and Girls at Play: How Toys Reflect Society. The New York Times, January 6.
Auster, Carol J. 2007. Fillies' Success Rate the Same. The New York Times, June 17: SP-9.
Auster, Carol J. 1999. Good Biography Needs Subject and Author. The New York Times, September 13: A-22.
Auster, Carol J. 1992. Often-Quoted Divorce Statistics Don't Add Up. The Sunday News, August 2: A-13.
Auster, Carol J. 1990. Studies of Comic Strips Began About 35 Years Ago. The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 26: B5.
Auster, Carol J. 1990. Not Exactly the Typical American Couple. The New York Times, July 22: F-13.
Poston, Larry and Carol J. Auster. 1988. Northwestern University: A Case of Denial of Tenure. Academe 74 (3): 55-70.
Grants & Awards
Professor Auster presented the Common Hour lecture "Inspiring Curiosity Over Three Decades: The Impact of Gender and Technology" on March 1, 2012.
iSoc: The Impact of Technology on Identity, Relationships, and Society
Community & Connectedness
Sociology of Gender