Randle Hart

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts
Sociology and Criminology

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Social Movements; Social Inequality; Historical Sociology; Environmental Sociology/History; Social Theory

Education

Ph.D., University of Toronto, University of Toronto, 2007
M.A., Sociology (Cultural, Social, & Political Thought Program), University of Victoria, 2000
B.A., Sociology (honors); English (major), University of Victoria, 1997

Academic Work Experience

2015 - Present, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University
2013 - 2015, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University
2008 - 2013, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Sociology, and Anthropology, Southern Utah University
2007 - 2008, Assistant Professor (non-tenure track), Department of Sociology, University of Toronto

Honours

Southern Utah University Distinguished Educator Award Southern Utah University - 2012

Scholarly Contributions

Book Reviews

Hart Randle. (2012)"Review of Carol Mason. 2009. Reading Appalachia from Left to Right: Conservatives and the 1974 Kanawha County Textbook Controversy", Reading Appalachia from Left to Right: Conservatives and the 1974 Kanawha County Textbook Controversy, Social Movement Studies 11:1, 125-126
Hart Randle. (2010)"Review of Jo Reger, Daniel J. Meyers, and Rachel L. Einwohner (eds.). 2008. Identity Work in Social Movements", Identity Work in Social Movements, Social Movement Studies 9:4, 485-486
Hart Randle. (2008)"Review of Molly Andrews. 2007. Shaping History: Narratives of Political Change", Shaping History: Narratives of Political Change, Canadian Journal of Sociology 33:1, 195-197
Hart Randle. (2006)"Review of David Croteau, William Hoynes, Charlotte Ryan (eds.). 2005. Rhyming Hope and History: Activists, Academics, and Social Movement Scholarship", Rhyming Hope and History: Activists, Academics, and Social Movement Scholarship, e-Extreme 6:3, 1-2
Hart Randle. (2003)"Review of David S. Meyer, Nancy Whittier, and Belinda Robnett (eds.). 2002. Social Movements: Identity, Culture, and the State", Social Movements: Identity, Culture, and the State, e-Extreme 4:2, 1-2

Journal Articles

Hart Randle. "Is a Rortian Sociology Desirable? Will it Help Us Use Words Like “Cruelty”?", Humanity & Society 40:3 (Summer - 2016), 229-241
Hart Randle. "The Greatest Subversive Plot in History? The American Radical Right and anti-UNESCO Campaigning", Sociology 3 (Spring - 2014), 48
Hart Randle, McKinnon Andrew. "Sociological Epistemology: Durkheim’s Paradox and Dorothy E. Smith’s Actuality", Sociology 44:6 (Spring - 2010), 1-17
Hart Randle. "There Comes a Time: Biography and the Founding of a Movement Organization", Qualitative Sociology 33:1 (Spring - 2010), 55-77
Hart Randle. "Practicing Birchism in Unsettled Times: The Assumption and Limits of Idiocultural Coherence in Framing Theory", Social Movement Studies 7:2 (Spring - 2008), 121-147
Zheng Wu, Penning Margaret, Pollard Michael, Hart Randy. "In Sickness and in Health: Does Cohabitation Count?", Journal of Family Issues 24:6 (Spring - 2003), 811-38
Wu Zheng, Hart Randle. "In Sickness and in Health: Does Cohabitation Count?", Journal of Family Issues 24:6 (Spring - 2003), 811-38
Wu Zheng, Hart Randle. "The Effects if Marital and Nonmarital Union Transition on Health ", International Journal of Sociology 32:4 (Spring - 2002), 51-75
Wu Zheng, Hart Randle. "Social and Health Factors Associated with Support Among Elderly Immigrants ", Research on Aging 24:4 (Spring - 2002), 391-412
Wu Zheng, Hart Randle. "The Mental Health of the Childless Elderly ", Sociological Inquiry 72:1 (Spring - 2002), 21-42
Wu Zheng, Halling Burch Karli, Hart Randle, Veeves Jean. "Age-Heterogamy and Canadian Unions ", Social Biology 47:3/4 (Spring - 2000), 277-293

Presentation

Hart Randle. "Battling Minds: Conservatives, Progressives, and UNESCO in Postwar America", UNESCO With(Out) Borders: The Global Impact of International Understanding and Better History Textbooks (Summer - 2015)
Hart Randle. "Is a Rortian Sociology Desirable? Will it Help Us Use Words Like "Cruelty"?", Faculty of Arts Speakers’ Series (Spring - 2014)
Hart Randle. "Is a Rortian Sociology Desirable? Will it Help Us Use Words Like "Cruelty"?", Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Regular Session, Public Sociology (Summer - 2013)
Hart Randle. "A Campaign of Ideas: The American Radical Right and UNESCO", ASA Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements Conference, Making Connections: Movements and Research in a Global Context (Summer - 2011)
Hart Randle. "Beyond the Realm of Average: Collective Strategies for Supporting Student Excellence in a Liberal Arts Context.”", Southern Utah University Faculty LunchBytes Presentation (Spring - 2011)
Hart Randle. "A Campaign of Ideas: The American Radical Right and UNESCO", Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Section on Culture, Culture Wars (Summer - 2010)
Hart Randle. "UNESCO, the Cold War, and the American Radical Right", UNESCO and the Cold War” Conference (Spring - 2010)
Hart Randle. "There Comes a Time: Pre-Movement Biography and Leadership Emergence", Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Regular Session, Narrative, Biography and Culture (Summer - 2008)
Hart Randle. "There Comes a Time: Pre-Movement Biography and Leadership Emergence", Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Regular Session, Social Movement Leaders (Spring - 2008)
Hart Randle. "Practicing Birchism: The Assumption of Idiocultural Coherence in Framing Theory", Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association, Social Movements and Collective Behavior (Summer - 2006)
Hart Randle. "Practicing Birchism: The Assumption of Idiocultural Coherence in Framing Theory", Far Right Studies, A joint session of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association and Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meetings (Spring - 2006)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "The Mental Health of the Childless Elderly ", Research Forum on Aging, The University of Victoria (Fall - 2000)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "Marital and Nonmarital Union Separation in Canada ", Family Formation, International Union for Specific Study of Population General Conferences (Summer - 2000)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "Social Support Among Elderly Immigrants in Canada ", University of Victoria/National Sun Yat-Sen University Symposium on Prospects for Development in the Asian-Pacific Area- Challenges for the Year 2000 (Spring - 2000)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "Union Transition and Health ", Workshop on Health and Morality, Canadian Population Society Annual Conference (Spring - 2000)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "In Sickness and in Health: Does Cohabitation Count?", Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association (Summer - 2000)
Hart Randle, Wu Zheng. "Marital and Nonmarital Union Separation in Canada ", Workshop on "Assortative Partnership Decisions, Division of Work in the Household and Union (Winter - 1999)

Other Publications

Jones Charles, Clark Linn, Grusec Joan, Hart Randle, Plickert Gabriele, Tepperman Lorne. "Poverty, Social Capital, Parenting and Child Outcomes in Canada "
Ottawa: Human Resources Development Canada, Applied Research Branch Strategic Policy. SP-557-01-03E (Spring - 2002)