Professor of Sociology
P.O. Box 97326
Waco, TX 76798
Dr. Diana Kendall arrived at Baylor in 1997, just 100 miles north of the University of Texas, where she received her Ph.D. in sociology. On the graduate level, she teaches advanced sociological theory with her research interests including sociological theory, social stratification and the sociology of medicine. She is the author of three major sociology textbooks that are under continual revision with the release of different editions.
Kendall, Diana. 2008. Members Only: Elite Clubs and the Process of Exclusion. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD.
Kendall, Diana. 2005. Framing Class: Media Representations of Wealth and Poverty in America. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD.
Kendall, Diana. 2002. The Power of Good Deeds: Privileged Women and the Social Reproduction of the Upper Class. Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD.
Kendall, Diana. 2009. Sociology in Our Times: The Essentials (7th ed.). Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA. [Softcover text].
Kendall, Diana. 2008. Sociology in Our Times (7th ed.). Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, CA.
Awards and Honors
Baylor University Outstanding Professor (Research/Tenured), 2006
American Sociological Association, 1987-present
Selection committee for the Jean and Charles M. Tolbert Scholarship
Baylor Round Table, 11 year member
Alessandra Gonzalez, Thesis on "Islamic Women," Fall and Spring 2007-2008
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