Melinda Messineo

Melinda Messineo

Interim Associate Vice President for Diversity and Interim Director of the Office of Institutional Diversity

Associate Professor of Sociology

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-5530

Room:TC 409


Melinda Messineo joined the Department of Sociology at Ball State in 1999. Professor Messineo received her degrees from the University of California, Riverside, her MA and PhD in sociology. Professor Messineo’s current research focuses on race, class and gender in the media and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Messineo currently teaches courses in the sociological of media, research methods, internship, and the sociology major capstone. She is the recipient of the Lawhead Award in Teaching, the Excellence in Teaching Award twice, Outstanding Teaching Award all from Ball State and the Schnabel Teaching Award from the North Central Sociological Association.

Areas of Interest

Family; Race/Class/Gender; Institutions; Media; Leisure


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Capstone Course in S 492 001 0000 - 0000