Levey, Tania


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD CUNY Graduate Center Sociology 2006 
    certificate CUNY Graduate Center Women's Studies 2006 
    BA Rutgers University Philosophy/Women's Studies 1994 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College, CUNY Associate Professor with Tenure Sociology 2011-present 
    York College, CUNY Assistant Professor Sociology 2006-Present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Lehman College, CUNY Adjunct Instructor Sociology 2005-2006 
    Queens College, CUNY Graduate Teaching Fellow Sociology 1997-2000 
  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    CUNY Honors College Survey Consultant 2002-2004 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Attewell, P., D. Lavin, with T. Domina (collaborator) and T. Levey (collaborator). Passing the Torch: Does Higher Education for the Disadvantaged Pay Off across the Generations?. New York: Russell Sage, Rose Monograph Series, 2007. .

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Levey, T., & Pinsky, D.. "A Constellation of Stigmas: Stigma Management and the Professional Dominatrix." Deviant Behavior. Accepted on May 9, 2014: .

        Pinsky, D. and Levey, T.. "'The World Turned Upside Down’: Emotional Labor and the Professional Dominatrix." Sexualities. Accepted on May 22, 2014: .

        Roksa, J. and T. Levey. "What Can You Do with That Degree? Tradeoffs between Strong and Weak Ties to the Labor Market." Social Forces. 89(2) 2010: 389-416.

        Levey, T. "The Effect of Level of College Entry on Mid-Career Occupational Attainments." Community College Review. 38(1) 2010: 3-30.

        Levey, T. "Mechanisms of Educational Involvement and Mother’s Level of Education." International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 4(4) 2009: 159-172.

        Levey, T. and C. Silver. "Gender and Value Orientations: What's the Difference!?." Sociological Forum. 21(4) 2006: 659-691.

        Attewell, P., D. Lavin, T. Domina, and T. Levey. "New Evidence on College Remediation." Journal of Higher Education. 77(5) 2006: 886-924.

        Attewell, P., D. Lavin, T. Domina, and T. Levey. "The Black Middle Class: Progress, Prospects, and Puzzles." Journal of African American Studies. 8(1-2) 2004: 6-19.

      2. Chapters in Books:

        Attewell, Lavin, Domina, and Levey. "The Black Middle Class: Progress, Prospects, and Puzzles." Free at Last? Black America in the 21st Century. 2006: .

      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Fligor, B., Levey, S., & Levey, T.. "Cultural and Demographic Factors Influencing Noise Exposure Estimates from Use of Portable Listening Devices in an Urban Environment." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57(4) 2014: 1535-47.

        M. Schuller, T. Levey. "Kabrit Ki Gen Twop Met: Understanding Persistent Gaps in Water and Sanitation Services in Haiti’s IDP Camps." Disasters Journal. 38(s1) 2014: S1-S24.

        S. Levey, T. Levey, and B. Fligor. "Noise Exposure Estimates of Urban MP3 Player Users." Journal of Speech, Hearing, and Research. 54 2011: 263-277.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Skill and Creativity in the Life Stories of Professional Dominatrices" 2/25/2012: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "Schuller, M. & Levey, T. "Thirsting for Justice: Cholera and the Lack of Water and Sanitation in Haiti’s IDP Camps."" 11/21/2011: American Sociological Association.

    "Noise Exposure Estimates of Urban MP3 Player Users" 11/19/2009: Speech, Language, and Hearing Association.

    "Tied In or Tied Down: Links between College Credentials and the Labor Market" 8/11/2009: American Sociological Association.

    "College Preparation, Selectivity, and Today's College Students" 12/19/2008: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, York College.

    "Passing the Torch Book Event" 3/31/2008: New York City Technical College.

    "Higher Education and Social Mobility: The Role of Community Colleges" 3/9/2006: Center for Economics of Education, Columbia University.

    "The Effect of the Associate's Degree on New Outcomes" 4/9/2006: American Education Research Association.

    "Community Colleges and Intergenerational Upward Mobility" 2/24/2006: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "Is There a College Drop Out Boom?" 2/24/2006: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "Assessing the Effects of Community Colleges on the Life Chances of Students and their Children" 11/2005: Association for the Study of Higher Education.

    "Race and College for All" 11/2005: American Sociological Association.

    "Reexamining Community College Effects: New Techniques, New Outcomes" 3/2005: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "Reexamining Power and Agency in Sex Work" 3/2005: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "CUNY's Open Admissions Policy, It's Long-term Impact and What it Means for Teaching" 12/2/2005: CUNY Chancellor's Fellows Event.

    "How Do Higher Education Attainments of Low Income and Minority Women Influence Economic Well Being Three Decades Later" 3/2003: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "The Influence of Higher Educational Opportunity on the Educational Attainments of Low Income and Minority Women: A Thirty Year Follow Up" 3/2003: Eastern Sociological Society.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Levey, T. "The Intergenerational Effects of Community Colleges." Sociology of Education. Submitted 8/4/10: 38.

    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY, ‘The World Turned Upside Down’: The Life and Work of the Professional Dominatrix. 2013-2014: $6,000.

    PSC-CUNY, Working on Top: The Life and Work of the Professional Dominatrix. 2012-2013: $3990.00.

    PSC-CUNY, Revisiting Community College Effects. 2010-2011: $2660.00.

    PSC-CUNY, The Intergenerational Effects of Community Colleges. 2009-2010: $3516.28.

    PSC-CUNY, Reexamining Community College Effects. 2007-2008: $2800.00.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Departmental Representative, Faculty Senate: 2010-present.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      IRB Liaison: 2014-present.

      At-Large Member, PSC-CUNY Executive Committee: 2014-present.

      Teacher Education Unit Council: 2014-present.

      Quantitative Reasoning Committee: 2013-present.

      Alliance for Gender and Sexual Equality: 2010-present.

      College Senate: 2010-present.

      Chair, Improvement Dimension, Foundations of Excellence Initiative: 2012-2013.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Member, Criminology, Political Science, Sociology Panel, PSC-CUNY Award Program: 2013-present.

      Member, Interdisciplinary Panel, PSC-CUNY Award Program: 2010-present.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    American Sociological Association: 1995-present.

    Eastern Sociological Society: 1996-present.

    Sociologists for Women and Society: 2011-present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 
      SOC 201 Sociological Analysis 
      PHIL/SOC 202 Major Ideas in Education 
      SOC 220 Research Methods I 
      SOC 338 Sociology of Gender and Sexuality 
      HUM 320 Problems of Race and Gender in the Sciences 
      SOC 390 Independent Research 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (Soc 338), Soc 338.

Levey, Tania

Levey, Tania
Associate Professor
Behavioral Sciences