Senior Lecturer

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Dr. Natasha Ganem, Lecturer, began teaching at the University in 2011. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Emory University in 2006. Dr. Ganem has published research in academic journals and edited books on various topics including responses to perceived strain and injustice in organizations, gender differences in emotion management, and general strain theory in criminology. Dr. Ganem currently teaches Introductory Sociology, Sociology of Leadership, Research Methods, and Juvenile Delinquency.

  • Ph.D., Sociology, Emory University, 2006
  • M.A., Sociology, Emory University, 2004
  • B.A., Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Georgia, 2001
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Georgia, 2001
Of Note:
  • all years. Student Career Development Recognition, UGA Career Center, recipient
  • 2014. Service-Learning Fellows Program, The University of Georgia, fellow
  • 2014. Special Sandy Beaver Teaching Award, The University of Georgia, recipient
  • 2013. Outstanding Professor Award, UGA Student Government Association, recipient
  • 2012. Thank a Teacher Recognition, UGA Center for Teaching and Learning, recipient
  • 2011. Teaching Academy Fellows Program, The University of Georgia, fellow
  • 2010. Management Development Program, Harvard University, participant
  • 2008. National Data Institute Fellowship, NSF/NCES/AIR, fellow
Selected Publications:
  • Whiteford, Scott C., and Natasha Ganem. 2015. “Is there such a thing as a Sociology of Leadership?” Work in Progress, Blog of the American Sociological Association, Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work.
  • Ganem, Natasha M. (2013). Teaching through circles. In Chalk Talk II, edited by the Teaching Academy of The University of Georgia.
  • Ganem, Natasha M. and Michelle Manasse. (2011). The relationship between scholarships and student success: An art and design case study. Education Research International (Online). doi: 10.1155/EDU
  • Ganem, Natasha M. (2010). A General Strain Theory of gender and crime. In The Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory, edited by Frank Cullen and Pamela Wilcox. Sage Publications.
  • Ganem, Natasha M. (2010). The role of negative emotion in General Strain Theory. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Special Issue: Building on the Foundation of General Strain Theory, 26, 167-185.
  • Manasse, Michelle and Natasha M. Ganem. (2009). Victimization as a cause of delinquency: The role of depression and gender. Journal of Criminal Justice, 37, 371-378.
  • Hegtvedt, Karen A., Cathryn Johnson, Natasha M. Ganem, Leslie Brody, and Krysia Wrobel. (2009). When will the unaffected seek justice for others? Perceptions and responses to another’s injustice. Australian Journal of Psychology, 61(1), 22-31.
  • Hegtvedt, Karen A., Cathryn Johnson, and Natasha M. Ganem. (2008). It’s not just what you feel: Expressing emotional responses to the injustice of others. In Social Structure and Emotion, edited by Jody Clay-Warner and Dawn T. Robinson. San Diego, CA: Elsevier Inc.
  • Ganem, Natasha M. and Robert Agnew. (2007). Parenthood and adult criminal offending: The importance of relationship quality. Journal of Criminal Justice, 35(6), 630-643.
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