Michael Kimmel Writer

Michael Scott Kimmel (born February 26, 1951 in New York City) is an American sociologist, specializing in gender studies. He holds the position of Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Stony Brook University in New York and is the founder and editor of the academic journal Men and Masculinities. Kimmel is a spokesperson of The National Organization For Men Against Sexism (NOMAS). Kimmel earned a B.A. with distinction from Vassar College in 1972; an M.A. from Brown University in 1974; and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981 with a dissertation titled: Absolutism and its Discontents: Fiscal Crisis and Political Opposition in Seventeenth Century France and England. Before joining the Stony Brook University faculty in 1987, Kimmel worked as assistant professor of sociology at Rutgers University from 1982 to 1986 as well as visiting assistant professor at New York University. He returned to his alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley, where he was visiting professor from 1992 to 1994. In the academic year 1992–1993, he was voted "Best Professor" on campus by the The Daily Californian.

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Date of birth
February 26th, 1951
Nationality
United States of America

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Education

1. Vassar College Colleges/University

Vassar College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States. The Vassar campus comprises over 1,000 acres (4.0 km) and more than 100 buildings, including four National Historic Landmarks, ranging in style from Collegiate Gothic to International, designed over the course of the college’s history by a range of prominent architects, including James Renwick Jr., Eero Saarinen, Marcel Breuer, and Cesar Pelli. In a designated arboretum, the campus features more than 200 species of trees, a native plant preserve, and a 400-acre (1.6 km) ecological preserve.

Type Mixed-sex education
Endowment
2013. 869 mil. $
2010. 713 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1861
Headquarters
124 Raymond Ave., 12604 - Poughkeepsie, New York
Undergraduates
2013. 2,477
2010. 2,446
2009. 2,400
Acceptance rate
2012. 22.8 %
2010. 23.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 47.2 K $
2010. 42.6 K $
Official web page www.vassar.edu
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People attended Vassar College connected by profession and/or age

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2. Brown University Colleges/University

Brown University is a private, Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of higher education in New England and seventh oldest in the United States.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 2.86 bil. $
2011. 2.18 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1764
Headquarters
1 Prospect Street, 02912 - Providence, Rhode Island
Undergraduates
2013. 6,182
2010. 6,318
2009. 6,232
2007. 5,701
Postgraduates
2013. 2,437
2010. 2,387
Acceptance rate
2014. 8.6 %
2013. 9.16 %
2012. 9.6 %
2010. 9.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44.6 K $
2010. 39.9 K $
Official web page www.brown.edu
Wikipedia article
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People attended Brown University connected by profession and/or age

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3. University of California, Berkeley Colleges/University

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The university occupies 1,232 acres (499 ha) on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres (72 ha). Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. Established in 1868 as the result of merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten major campuses affiliated with the University of California (UC). Berkeley has been charged with providing both "classical" and "practical" education for the state's people and is generally considered to be the flagship institution in the University of California system. Berkeley co-manages three United States Department of Energy National Laboratories, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2012. 3.33 bil. $
2011. 3.03 bil. $
2010. 2.6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
March 23rd, 1868
Headquarters
200 California Hall # 1500, 94720 - Berkeley, California
Undergraduates
2012. 25,774
2011. 25,885
2010. 25,540
2009. 25,534
2006. 23,863
Postgraduates
2012. 10,125
2011. 10,257
2010. 10,293
2009. 10,313
Acceptance rate
2014. 17.0 %
2012. 18.0 %
2011. 25.6 %
2010. 21.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 12.9 K $
2012. 12.9 K $
2011. 12.8 K $
2010. 10.9 K $
2009. 8.94 K $
Official web page www.berkeley.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
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People attended University of California, Berkeley connected by profession and/or age

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Employments

Company Founded Positions
State University of New York at Stony Brook
1957
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Written work

1.Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men

Non-fiction
Editions Subjects Co-authors
2008. by HarperCollins
Culture
Adulthood

Wikipedia

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