Ph.D. Sociology, University of Georgia, 2001
M.A. Sociology, University of Georgia, 1998
B.A. Sociology, Manhattan College, 1994
Sexuality and Aging, Gender and Sexuality, Culture, Qualitative Methodology,
Weddings and Marriage, Popular Culture, Symbolic Interaction
2013 Beth Montemurro and Meghan Gillen. “Wrinkles and Sagging Flesh: Exploring how Transformations in Body Image Influence Women’s Sexuality.” Journal of Women and Aging 25(1): 3-23.
2012 Beth Montemurro and Jenna Marie Siefken.* “MILFs and Matrons: Images and Realities of Mothers’ Sexuality.” Sexuality & Culture. 16(4): 366-388.
2007 Beth Montemurro. Toward a Sociology of Reality Television. Sociology Compass 1: 1-23.
2006 Beth Montemurro. Something Old, Something Bold: Bridal Showers and Bachelorette Parties. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
2005 Beth Montemurro and Bridget McClure*. “Changing Gender Norms for Alcohol Consumption: Social Drinking and Lowered Inhibitions at Bachelorette Parties.”
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research 52(5/6): 279-288.
2005 Beth Montemurro. “Add Men, Don’t Stir: Reproducing Traditional Gender Roles in Modern Wedding Showers.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 34(1):6-35.
2004 Beth Montemurro. “Charlotte Chooses Her Choice: Liberal Feminism on Sex and the City.” The Scholar & the Feminist Online 2.
2003 Beth Montemurro. “Sex Symbols: The Bachelorette Party as a Window to Change in Women’s Sexual Expression.” Sexuality & Culture 7 (2): 3-29.
*undergraduate student co-author
SOC 005 (Social Problems), SOC 471 (Qualitative Methods), SOC 497 (Sociology of Sexuality)
2009-2011 Career Development Professorship, Penn State University
2008 Outstanding Teacher Award, Penn State University, Abington