Dee is a second year graduate student in residence. Her interests focus on social inequality, especially in regard to work and occupations, gender, and race and ethnicity. Her current research includes work on American Indian identity—race, ethnicity, legal, the socioeconomic implications of race, ethnicity, and/or country of origin, and workers’ rights and job security.
Dee is a member of the American Sociological Association, Eastern Sociological Society, Social Science Historical Association, and the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.
2010. M.S., Sociology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
2003. M.B.A. (AACSB certified), Management and Marketing, East Tennessee State University
2001. B.A., Political Science, University of Central Oklahoma
Andrew S. Fullerton, Dwanna L. Robertson, and Jeffrey C. Dixon. 2011. “Reexamining the Relationship between Flexibility and Insecurity: A Multilevel Study of Perceived Job Insecurity in 27 European Countries.” Research in the Sociology of Work 22:11-43.
Andrew S. Fullerton and Dwanna L. Robertson. 2011. “Labor Rights after the Flexible Turn: The Rise of Contingent Employment and the Implications for Worker Rights in the U.S.” Pp. 29-45 in In Our Own Backyard: Human Rights, Injustice, and Resistance in the U.S., edited by William T. Armaline, Davita Silfen Glasberg, and Bandana Purkayastha. Philadelphia, PA: UPenn Press.
Janice Herman, Teresa Jackson, Sarah Miracle, Stephany Parker, and Dwanna Robertson. 2010. “Utilizing an Ecological Perspective as a Framework for Understanding Native American Elders’ Views of Diabetes for the Development of Indigenous Prevention Programs.” USDA Economic Research Service: Research, Innovation, and Development Grants.
Dwanna L. Robertson and Andrew S. Fullerton. “What’s So Great about Being Civilized? Compulsory Assimilation and the Socioeconomic Position of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.” (Under Review)
2011 David E. Cort on changing attitudes toward immigrants by race, neighborhood, and state of residence. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
2011 With Enobong Hannah Branch on the effects of wage inequality within Latino groups residing in the United States. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
2010 With Gary R. Webb on improvisational behaviors in emergency response during disasters. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
2010 With Stephany Parker on the effectiveness of social marketing among Native Americans. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
2009 With Stephany Parker on understanding Native American Elders’ views for developing diabetes prevention program. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
2005 Project Manager for comprehensive statewide hunger study of New Mexico, working with Roadrunner Food Bank, Feeding America and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Class. University of Massachusetts–Amherst, Fall 2011
Intro to Sociology. University of Massachusetts–Amherst, Spring 2011
Race, Ethnicity, Gender, & Class. University of Massachusetts–Amherst, Fall 2010
Assistant/Lecturer at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (Fall 2008 - Spring 2010):
American Family; Criminology; Sociology Capstone Seminar; Sociology of Work; Theoretical Thinking; Sociology of Law & Legal Studies; Social Stratification; Intro to Sociology; and Environmental Sociology.