Curriculum Vitae

For a copy, go here: https://sites.google.com/site/figleypubs/home/current-cv 
    We academics are kind of fussy about sharing our CVs. I have found that when folks review mine they get far more than they ever needed (what I have done with my academic life) in part because my work crosses so many fences. Academic department fences are especially challenging. But sociologists mostly talk to other sociologists; philosophers to other philosophers. I have taught in six different fields of study as an expert in a research area that bridges fields. 
My first research project as an undergraduate student at the University of Hawaii was to understand the fundamentals of neonatal response. Yes, I "zapped" babies in a laboratory. That one semester experience in 1968 in the shadows of one of the most turbulent times in our history, I fell in love with scholarship: Finding new ways to help many; I knew I loved babies and suddenly knew my calling: to help these babies as a researcher, a scholar; enabling important discoveries and translating them into useful and perhaps life-saving principles, programs, policies, practices. The rest is history, starting with my first experiences as a college teacher.
 I taught my first class in the fall of 1971 at Bowling Green State University (NWestern Ohio). The class focused on the research and theories about marriages and families. Lots of reading and discussion. The next year I was back at Penn State, having fulfilled my one-year obligation to teach in the area of human sexuality following a one-year full fellowship to study human sexuality and teach it effectively at places like Bowling Green. During that time I collaborated with four other doctoral students in teaching human sexuality throughout the state of Pennsylvania. It was a blast since it was on weekends, primarily, driving to and from in a single day. I was much younger in 1972-4.
You are welcome to download my CV (see below). I am writing a history of this period about the study of trauma and I would welcome stories that help the public understand why we have studied trauma and what we have found in my lifetime.
Again, go here for a copy: https://sites.google.com/site/figleypubs/home/current-cv


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