Title: Social Sciences Educator
Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Robin Stryker, Social Sciences Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Sociology.
Dr. Stryker has been a research director with the National Institute for Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona since 2012, and a professor with the university since 2008. Her father was an accomplished social psychologist, and Dr. Stryker initially wanted to be a lawyer, but loved sociology too much to stay away. Today, she is an internationally known scholar of behavioral sciences, and was a Jean Monet Fellow of the Robert Schuman Center at the European University Institute, as well as a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University from 2016 to 2017. She was invited as a visiting professor to the École des Hautes Études de Sciences Sociales in 2011, and returned in 2016 to teach at SciencesPo in the city of lights.
A recipient of an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Stryker has appeared in the 64th edition of Who’s Who in America. She graduated with a BA in sociology, summa cum laude, from Smith College in 1975, and further earned a MS in the subject from the University of Wisconsin before conducting coursework with Yale University and Indiana University. In 1986, Dr. Stryker completed a PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin. She joined the University of Iowa as an assistant professor, and has since enjoyed a lucrative career in the behavioral sciences. She has been a contributor and reviewer for numerous sociology publications.
Dr. Stryker is a member of such professional groups as the American Sociological Association, the National Science Foundation, and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. She received a 2014 Graduate and Professional Teaching and Mentoring Award from the University of Arizona, the latest in a slew of accolades that includes an Earl H. Carroll Magellan Fellowship, a 2005 Best Article Award in the Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association, and a 1997 Founder’s Prize from the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. Dr. Stryker is known for her one-on-one mentoring for graduate students, and has helped many go on to master’s theses and dissertations.
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