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Ph.D. Sociology, Louisiana State University, 1994
M.A. Sociology, Louisiana State University, 1989
B.S. Sociology, College of Charleston, 1987
He and his family are actively involved with the Dayspring Baptist Church of Waco.
F. Carson Mencken, Christopher Bader and Ed Day. 2021. “Fear of Crime on Community Engagement: Nonadditive and Nonlinear Effects by Gender.” The Sociological Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1080/00380253.2020.1850189
Carpenter, Craig Wesley, F. Carson Mencken, Charles Tolbert, and Michael Lotspeich. 2020. “Locally Owned Bank Concentration and New Business Start-Ups in Metropolitan, Micropolitan and Non-Core Rural Counties from 1970-2010.” The Review of Regional Studies, 50(1): 17-42.
F. Carson Mencken, Bethany Smith, Charles M. Tolbert. 2020. “Self Employment and Civic Inclination” Sociological Perspectives. 63(5): 719-737.
F. Carson Mencken & Kimberly D. Mencken. 2020. “Small Business Lending and Socioeconomic Development in U.S. Counties during the Great Recession.” Journal of Rural and Community Development 15(4): 81-99.
Carpenter, C. W., Mencken, F. C., Tolbert, C. M., & Lotspeich. M. C., II. (2019). Locally owned bank concentration and business start-ups and closures in U.S. metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural counties from 1980-2010. The Review of Regional Studies, 50(1): 17-42.
Michael C. Lotspeich, Charles M. Tolbert, and F. Carson Mencken. 2019. “Oil and Gas Development and Small Business Lending in U.S. Nonmetropolitan Counties.” Journal of Maps 15(1): 46-51.
F. Carson Mencken and Paul Froese. 2019.“Gun Culture in Action.” Social Problems 66(1): 3-27.
Paranormal America: Ghost encounters, UFO sightings, Bigfoot hunts and other Curiosities in Religion and Culture. 2nd Edition ( w/ Christopher Bader and Joseph Baker). 2017. New York University Press. ISBN: 978-1-4798-1965-2 (hardback) ISBN: 978-1-4798-1528-9 (paperback). (311 Pages)
Dr. Mencken's Full Curriculum Vitae.