Levey, Tania


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  CUNY Graduate Center  Sociology   
    certificate  CUNY Graduate Center  Women's Studies   
    BA  Rutgers University  Philosophy/Women's Studies   
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Professor  Sociology  2019-present 
    York College, CUNY  Associate Professor with Tenure  Sociology  2011-2019 
    York College, CUNY  Assistant Professor  Sociology  2006-Present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

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

    Place of Employment Title Date
    Urban Justice Center, NY  Invited Reviewer for Behind Closed Doors: An Analysis of Indoor Sex Work in New York City (2005).  2004-2005 
    CUNY Honors College  Survey Consultant  2002-2004 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Full Professor  2019-present 
    Associate Professor with Tenure  2011-2019 
    Assistant Professor on Tenure Track  2006-2011 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      Levey, T.. Sexual Harassment Online: Shaming and Silencing Women in the Digital Age. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2018. 210.

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Levey, T.. "The Emotional Labor of the Professional Dominatrix." SAGE Research Methods Cases. Part 2 2018: .

        Levey, T., & Pinsky, D.. "A Constellation of Stigmas: Stigma Management and the Professional Dominatrix." Deviant Behavior. 36(5) 2015: 347-367.

        Pinsky, D. and Levey, T.. "'The World Turned Upside Down’: Emotional Labor and the Professional Dominatrix." Sexualities. 18(4) 2015: 438-458.

        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. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. 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: .

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    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:

        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

    "Gender and Race in Rape Discourses on Twitter" 2/26/19: Honor's Program Seminar, York College.

    "Book Reading: Sexual Harassment Online: Shaming and Silencing Women in the Digital Age" 10/11/2018: York College, CUNY.

    "Gender, Race, and Nation in Rape Discourses on Twitter" 8/10/2018: American Sociological Assocation Sexualities Preconference - Sexualities, Race and Empire: Resistance in an Uncertain Time.

    "Online Resistance to Sexual Shaming: Can Internet Conversations Change Society?" 8/22/2016: American Sociological Association.

    "Online Sexual Shaming: An Analysis of Misogynistic Keywords on Twitter" 8/25/2015: American Sociological Association.

    "Online Sexual Shaming: An Analysis of Twitter and Revenge Web Sites" 2/28/2015: Eastern Sociological Society.

    "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.

    "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:

      Levey, T.. "Social Media." Institutional Sexual Abuse in the #MeToo Era. Jason D. Spraitz & Kendra Bowen (eds.) Forthcoming: Southern Illinois University Press.

      Levey, T.. "Race and Gender in Online Narratives of Rape on Twitter." . Peer-reviewed manuscript: .

      Levey, T.. "Learning the Ropes: Skill Acquisition among Professional Dominatrices." . Peer-reviewed manuscript: .

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY - under review, Gender and Race in Rape Discourses on Twitter. 2019-2020: $5,370.00.

    PSC-CUNY, Gender and Race in Rape Discourses on Twitter. 2018-2019: Declined.

    PSC-CUNY, Online Sexual Shaming: Regulating Female Sexuality in the Digital Age. 2016-2017: $3,500.

    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: $3,990.

    PSC-CUNY, Revisiting Community College Effects. 2010-2011: $2,660.

    PSC-CUNY, The Intergenerational Effects of Community Colleges. 2009-2010: $3,516.28.

    PSC-CUNY, Reexamining Community College Effects. 2007-2008: $2,800.00.

    Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, Higher Education and Inequality. 2005-2006: $20,000.

    Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center, Higher Education and Inequality. 2004-2005: $17,000.

    Graduate Teaching Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center, . 1998-1999: $12,000.

    Graduate Research Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center, . 1994-1995: $12,500.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Departmental Representative to Faculty Senate, Behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences: 2010-2016.

      Chair, Academic Program Review for Anthropology, Black Studies, and Sociology: 2012-2014.

      Member, Search Committee, Sociology: 2015-2016.

      Member, Academic Integrity Committee, Department of Social Sciences: 2009-2011.

      Liaison, Provost Newsletter: 2008-2009.

      Member, Search Committee, Anthropology/Black Studies: 2008-2009.

    2. Service to the School

      Member, Strategic Planning for the School of Health and Behavioral Sciences: 2011-2012.

    3. Service to the College

      Representative to the University Faculty Senate: 2019-present.

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

      Planning Committee, LGBT Studies Minor and Certificate Program: 2017-present.

      Steering Committee, Alliance for Gender and Sexual Equality: 2010-present.

      HRPP Coordinator, York College: 2014-2016.

      Departmental Representative, College Senate: 2010-2016.

      Member, Teacher Education Unit Council: 2014-2016.

      Member, Quantitative Reasoning Committee: 2015-2016.

      Chair, First-Year Sub-Committee, Foundations of Excellence Initiative: 2012-2014.

      Member, Tobacco Policy Implementation Committee: 2011-2013.

      Member, African American Resource Center Steering Committee: 2009-2011.

      Member, Provost's Lecture Series Committee: 2008-2011.

      Member, Logic Faculty Interest Group (FIG): 2009-2010.

      Member, Human Behavior Faculty Interest Group (FIG): 2009-2010.

      Member, Sophomore Experience Faculty Interest Group (FIG): 2008-2010.

      Member, Library Committee: 2007-2010.

    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: 2010-2016.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Professor 201, York College: 2016-present.

    Reviewer, Routledge book manuscript: 2018.

    Reviewer, Sexualities Journal: 2014-present.

    Reviewer, Sexuality and Culture Journal: 2015-present.

    Fellowship Leave, York College: 2016-2017.

    Member, American Sociological Association: 1995-present.

    Member, Eastern Sociological Society: 1996-present.

    Member, Sociologists for Women and Society: 2011-present.

    Member, International Sociological Association: 2016-present.

    Faculty Online/Hybrid Course Development Program, York College: 2014.

    Workshop for Junior Faculty, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College: 2008.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Course Description
      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.

      Problems of Gender and Race in the Sciences, Hum 320.