College of Arts & Sciences Sociology

David Lane

David Lane
Assistant Professor
Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences
UE East Hall 311
Phone: 605-677-7253
Bio:
David C. Lane joined the university in 2013 after recieving his Ph.D. from the University of Delaware in Sociology. He has previously taught at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary, and the University of Delaware. His research has been published in numerous journals and books. Currently, he serves as the Chair of the Outstanding Book Award for the Social Problems Theory Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Teaching Interests:
David C. Lane is interested in teaching Social Problems, Deviant Behavior, Criminology, Social Psychology, Collective Behavior and Social Movements, and White Collar Crime
Research Interests:
David C. Lane is currently woriting an ethnography of tattoo workers in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also currently involved research that examines the relationship between the presences of businesses establishments and violent crime, and research to understand crime in the aftermath of social breakdown.
Education:
  • Ph D, Sociology , University of Delaware, 2013
  • MS, Sociology , Virginia Commonwealth University , 2007
  • BA, Sociology , Salisbury University , 2004
Publications:
  • Lane, D., (2014), Explaining Body Deviance with Stigma and Carnival of the Grotesque, Routledge .
  • Lane, D., Tats All Folks: An Analysis of Tattoo Literature, Sociology Compass .
  • Anderson, T. A., Swan, H., Lane, D., (2010), Institutional Fads and the Medicalization of Addiction, Sociology Compass , vol. 4, pp. 476-494.
  • Lane, D., (2009), A Guide for Graduate TA Professional Development, Center for Teaching and Learning .
  • Lane, D., Bromley, D. G., Hicks, R. S., Mahoney, J. S., (2008), Time Crime: The Transnational Organization of Arts and Antiquities Theft, vol. 24, pp. 243-262.
Awards and Honors:
  • Arts and Sciences Travel Grant , College of Arts and Sciences, 2013
  • University Dissertation Fellow, University of Delaware, 2012
  • University Graduate Fellow, University of Delaware, 2011
  • Senior Teaching Assistant Fellow , Center for Teaching and Learning University of Delaware, 2009
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Virginia Commonwealth University , 2007
Presentations:
  • Lane, D. (2013, August). Legal Consciousness Among Tattoo Workers: The Mark of Law on Marginal Occuaptions. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York City .
  • Lane, D. (2013, August). The Other End of The Needle: Tattoo Work and Cultural Tradition. Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism, New York City .
  • Lane, D. (2013, April). The Other End of the Needle: Tattoo Work . Presented at the Annual Sociology Graduate Student Conference , Newark, De .
  • Lane, D., Autry, L. (2013, January). Developing and Teaching Your Own Course. Presented at the Annual Conference , Newark, De.
  • Lane, D., Stotts, S. (2012, August). Active Learning: Engaging Students and Making Learning Fun. Presented at the Annual Conference, Newark, De.
  • Lane, D. (2012, August). From Envrionmental Contexts to Interpersonal Relationships: Identity development among tattoo workers. Presented at the Annual Conference , Dencer, Co.
  • Lane, D., Autrey, L. (2012, August). Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Practice-Based Tips . Presented at the Annual Conference , Newark, De .
  • Lane, D., Newby, B. (2011, August). Go-Go Dancing and the Body: The Role of Action in Cultural Production. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems , Las Vegas, NV.
  • Lane, D. (2011, August). From Stigma to Carnival of the Grotesque: An Assessment of Deviance Discourse. Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Lane, D. (2011, January). De-Mystifying the TA Experience: A Discussion-Oriented Session for First-Time Graduate Teaching Assistants. Presented at the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D., Kutis, B., Rye, A. (2010, August). Managing the Class: What do I do when? . Presented at the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D., Zumbrum, M. (2010, August). Staying Connected With you Students. Presented at the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D., Newby, B. (2010, March). Doing Gender, Doing Sexuality: Mixed Messages At the Go-Go Club . Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society , Boston, MA.
  • Lane, D., Swan, H. (2010, March). Institutional Fads and the Medicalization of Addiction. Presented at the Sociology and Criminal justice Graduate Student Conference, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D., Modarai, S. (2009, August). Life in Graduate School: Keeping all the Balls in the Air. Presented at the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D. (2009, August). Teaching at UD: Successes, Rewards, and Challenges. Presented at the Center for Teaching Effectiveness, Newark, DE.
  • Lane, D., Newby, B. (2009, March). The Living Dead: Crowd Joys, Zombies, and the Streets They Walk. Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society , Baltimore, MD.
  • Bromley, D. G., Lane, D. (2008, August). Time Crime: The Transnational Organization of Arts and Antiquities Theft. Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems , Boston, MA.
  • Lane, D., Johnson, J. (2008, April). The Organizational Newtwork of Pharmaceutical Companies: An Analology of Abuse. Presented at the Southern Sociological Society, Richmond, VA.
  • Threlfall, P., Lane, D. (2008, April). Timing is Everything: Church Attendance and Marraiage Behaviors in Low-Income Single Mothers. Presented at the Southern Sociological Society , RIchmond, VA.
  • Lane, D. (2007, November). The Social Economy of the Illicit Arts and Antiquities Market. Presented at the Student Research Conference , Richmond, VA.
  • Lane, D. (2004, April). A comparitive Case Study of Elite Deviance in the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Arms Trade. Presented at the Salisbury University Student Research Conference , Salisbury, MD .