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Works by Sociology Instructor Published in Scholarly Journals

Douglas M. SherryDouglas M. Sherry, a part-time instructor of sociology at Pennsylvania College of Technology, recently published reviews in a variety of scholarly journals.

Sherry’s book review of David Farber’s “Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America’s First Encounter With Radical Islam” was published in the December 2007 issue of the Journal of American Culture. The journal is the official publication of the American Culture Association.

Sherry’s review of Charles R. Cross’ “Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix” was published in the August 2007 issue of the Journal of Popular Culture, a peer-reviewed journal and the official publication of the Popular Culture Association.

In addition, he published a review of Randy Poe’s “Skydog: The Duane Allman Story” in the Fall 2007 issue of Studies in Popular Culture. The journal is published by the Popular Culture Association in the South. Sherry also presented a paper titled “Dirt Road Backstreets: The Rural Aesthetic in Rock Music of the 1970s” at the Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association in Philadelphia in November.

Sherry earned a doctorate from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany.

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