Jonathan White

  • Associate Professor, Sociology
  • Ph.D. Boston College
  • M.A. Boston College
  • B.A. Brandeis University

Teaching Interests

Social Inequality; Global Social Problems; Political Economy; Genocide and Political Violence; Human Rights; Social Entrepreneurship; Community Engagement and Social Movements

Research Interests

Social Inequality, Poverty and Hunger, Public Sociology and Scholarship, Social Movements and Activism

Consulting/Practice Interests

Strategic Planning Consultant for numerous nonprofits, including local, national, and international.
Nonprofit Board of Directors for several organizations, local, national, and international.
Senior Consultant to AP With WE Service.

Bio

Director of the Bentley Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Center and associate professor of sociology. Co-authored books include The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community, Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice, and Sociologists in Action on Inequalities: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality.

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Study of Social Problems 2010 - Present
  • Association for Humanist Sociology 2009 - Present
  • American Public Health Association 2008 - Present
  • Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 1993 - Present
  • Eastern Sociological Society 1992 - Present
  • American Sociological Association 1992 - Present
  • New England Sociological Association 1993 - 2011
  • Publications

    Books


  • White, J. M. (2022). Rising Up: Young Activists Leading Us in Human Rights, Equity, Planetary Survival, and Social Justice. New York, New York: Routledge Forthcoming.
  • White, J. M., White, S. K. (2019). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community, 6th Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing (Link)
  • Korgen, K., w, ., white, m. (2014). Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice. 2nd 312. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Korgen, K., White, J. M. (2014). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting Classroom to Community. 5thThousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Korgen, K., White, J. M. (2013). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting Classroom to Community. 4thThousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Korgen, K., w, ., white, m. (2010). Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice. 1st 312. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
  • Korgen, K., White, J. M. (2010). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting Classroom to Community. 3rdThousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Korgen, K., White, J. M. (2009). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting Classroom to Community. 2ndThousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
  • Korgen, K., White, J. M. (2007). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting Classroom to Community. 1stThousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications
  • White, J. S. (). The Engaged Sociologist: Connecting the Classroom to the Community, 7th Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing Forthcoming.
  • White, M., white, j., Korgen, K. (). Sociologists in Action: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality. 208. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)

  • Book Chapters


  • Dolgon, C., Mitchell, T. (2017). Engaged Learning and Scholarship In and Across Disciplines In , (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Service-Learning Community Engagement. 552. Cambridge: (Link)
  • White, M., White, J., Korgen, K. (2014). Creating FAMily: Mentoring for Social Change In , (Eds.) Sociologists in Action: Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality. 208. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Korgen, K., w, ., white, m. (2010). Sociology Is Action: Using Sociology for Children’s Rights In , (Eds.) Sociologists in Action: Sociology, Social Change, and Social Justice. 1st 312. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (Link)
  • Derber, C. (). Generation Y Not: Supporting Millennials in Multidirectional Activisms In , (Eds.) How To Change Everything: Universalizing Resistance in the Trump Era and Beyond . New York: Paradigm/Routledge Forthcoming.
  • Wiist, W., White, M. (). Militarism and Public Health: How the Gluttony of Our Military Economy Leaves Our Health and Welfare Programs Underserved In , (Eds.) Preventing War, Promoting Peace: A Guide for Health Professionals. Unsure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Forthcoming.

  • Service

    Professional Service


  • Senior Consultant, AP With WE Service for College Board- Advanced Placement 2015 - Present