Genealogy — Editors


Dr. Philip Kretsedemas
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Blvd. Boston, MA 02125-3393, USA
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Interests: migration studies & immigration policy; race/ethnicity studies; social theory
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Alaka M. Basu
Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation, Washington, DC, USA
Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Interests: population studies; reproductive health and family planning; gender and development; child health and mortality; culture and demographic behavior
Prof. Dr. Michael Clifford
Department of Philosophy and Religion, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
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Interests: political philosophy; genealogy; Foucault; political identity
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Political Genealogy after Foucault
Prof. Dr. Richard Coates
Bristol Centre for Linguistics, S Block, Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
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Interests: Historical linguistics; philology of northern and western European languages; onomastics (especially place-names and family names); theory of names; family history; local history
Dr. Bruce Durie
Genealogist, Author, Broadcaster, Lecturer; Honorary Fellow, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
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Interests: Scottish Genealogy; Scottish Diaspora; Palaeography; 17th & 18th Century documents; Genetic Genealogy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Professionalizing Genealogy and Genealogical Research
Prof. Dr. Charles Gallagher
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, La Salle University, 1900 West Olney Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199, USA
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Interests: race and ethnic relations; urban sociology; stratification; critical race theory; immigration; qualitative methods
Dr. Marco Gemignani
Psychology Department, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Av., Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
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Interests: Qualitative research methods especially narrative inquiry, discourse analysis, phenomenology, community-based participatory research, critical methodologies Psychological aspects of migration, especially in refugees and Latino immigrants
Dr. Susan G. Goldberg
Psychology Department, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Av., Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
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Interests: The construction of mental illness; forensic psychology; ethics in psychology; psychobiography; autoethnography
Prof. Dr. Eleanor Gordon
Affiliation: Economic and Social History, University of Glasgow, G12 8RT, UK
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Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century gender and class relations; history of the family; Nineteenth and twentieth century social and cultural history
Dr. William Haller
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Clemson University School of Health Research, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
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Interests: International migration (growth and adaptation of the immigrant second generation, transnationalism); Global restructuring; labor markets; and development; Social stratification
Mr. Stephen B. Hatton
Independent scholar, Delaware, OH 43015, USA
Interests: Genealogical methodology, theory, indirect evidence, identity problems, and interactions with other academic disciplines such as psychology, business, and philosophy

Extensive experience solving complex genealogical problems involving indirect evidence, identity issues, migration, and emigration; current research projects include working on the relation of genealogy and history, solving an involved migration problem using associate network analysis, and working on a complex identity problem related to an early nineteenth-century move from Wales to the U.S

Genealogy Publications: articles published in journals including National Genealogical Society Quarterly, The American Genealogist, National Genealogical Society Magazine, Genealogical Journal, Genealogy, Your Genealogy Today, Palatine Immigrant, Maryland Genealogical Society Journal, Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly, Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine, and Magazine of Virginia Genealogy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Forensic Genealogy
Dr. Arnon Hershkovitz
Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Department, School of Education, Tel Aviv University, P.O.Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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Interests: Learning analytics; computer-mediated learning/teaching; student-teacher relationship; credibility assessment; genealogy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Genealogy and Learning
Prof. Dr. Kimmo Jokinen
Family Research Centre, University of Jyvaskyla, P.O. Box 35, FI-40014, Finland
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Interests: family studies; well-being of families; youth studies; childhood studies; family theories
Dr. Alex Lefebvre
Department of Government and International Relations, and Department of Philosophy, The University of Sydney
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Interests: modern political thought; French philosophy; jurisprudence; human rights
Dr. Amy M. Smith
Associate Professor, Communications Department, Salem State University
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Interests: family history; family narrative; feminist theory; genealogy studies; communication; narrative; identity; autoethnography; ethnography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Gender’s Influence on Genealogy Narratives
Prof. Dr. Chloe D. Merrill
1Associate Dean, Moyes College of Education, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah 84408-1305, USA
2Professor, Child & Family Studies, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah 84408-1301, USA
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Interests: family theories (systems approach); family studies and methodology; stress and families; family diversity; early childhood education; families and individuals over the lifespan
Prof. Dr. Charlie V. Morgan
Department of Sociology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
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Interests: race & ethnic relations; multicultural America; international migration; intermarriage & family; qualitative research methods; Japanese society
Prof. Dr. Duane Roen
School of Letters and Sciences, Arizona State University, Mail Code 0120, 411 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 84004-0694, USA
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Interests: family history; genealogy; surnames (patronymics); writing instruction; omposition pedagogy and curriculum; portfolio assessment; writing across the curriculum; writing program administration; the scholarship of teaching and learning; and the role of academics as public intellectuals
Prof. Dr. Christine Scodari
School of Communication & Multimedia Studies, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
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Interests: Media, Cultural and Gender Studies; genealogy media; cultural practices
Dr. Marco Solinas
National Scientific Qualification: Associate Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Florence and Deutsches Institut Florenz, Via dei Pecori 1, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Interests: history of biology; history of emotions; and critical theory
Prof. Dr. Pat Thane
Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, UK
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Interests: past and present of the politics and social context of social welfare; old age and ageing; gender; the role of women in UK politics in the twentieth century; the history of the Labour Party
Prof. Dr. William Wei
Department of History, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309-0234, USA
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Interests: Modern Chinese history; revolution and counterrevolution; Asian American studies; social history; social movements
Prof. Dr. Diane L. Wolf
Department of Sociology, University of California Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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Interests: gender and family studies; fieldwork methodology; children of immigrants; memory and trauma; Jewish studies
Prof. Dr. Philip Q. Yang
Department of Sociology and Social Work, Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425887, Denton, TX 76204, USA
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Interests: international migration/immigration; race and ethnicity; Asian Americans; transnationalism; citizenship; population studies; quantitative methodology
Prof. Dr. Weiguo Zhang
Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, 725 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 2J4, Canada
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Interests: social demography; sociology of families

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