Jean HalleyDepartment of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Jean Halley (Associate Professor) earned her doctorate in sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and her Master’s Degree in Theology at Harvard University. Before joining the College of Staten Island at CUNY, she taught at Wagner College on Staten Island, Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and Hunter College of CUNY. Her book about touching children, breastfeeding, children’s sleep and contemporary childrearing advice, Boundaries of Touch: Parenting and Adult-Child Intimacy was published in July 2007 by the University of Illinois Press. She also assisted Patricia Ticineto Clough in editing The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (Duke University Press 2007). More recently, she co-authored Seeing White: An Introduction to White Privilege and Race (Rowman and Littlefield 2011). She is currently completely a social history of beef ranching in the United States and memoir of growing up in a cattle ranching family in Wyoming. This manuscript, The Parallel Lives of Women and Cows, is under contract with Palgrave Macmillan.