JoAnn A. Chirico Pennsylvania State University, Beaver
is a senior instructor of Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University. She is the author of Sociological Research Exercises for the Global Age
(SAGE, 2009), a 200-page lab manual of twenty-five research exercises with accompanying essays explaining the theories on which the exercises are based. In addition to other publications, she is co-author, with Roland Robertson, of one of the first sociological analyses of globalization, “Humanity, Globalization and Worldwide Religious Resurgence: A Theoretical Exploration,” Sociological Analysis
: 46-3, fall 1985.