Professor of Sociology, Director of Women's Studies, Co-Chair Sociology Department
Office: Alexander Hall 310
Education: PhD, Purdue University; MS, Purdue University; BA, Kentucky Wesleyan College. At SPU since 2001.
Dr. Jennifer McKinney is professor of sociology and director of Women’s Studies at Seattle Pacific University. Her research interests include gender, family, and religion. She is co-author (with Dr. Martin Lee Abbott) of Understanding and Applying Research Design and has published articles in Contexts, Teaching Sociology, The Sociological Quarterly, The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and
McKinney, Jennifer. Forthcoming. “Transgender,” in Doing Justice: Diverse Responses to Divisive Issues edited by Hak Joon Lee and Tim Dearborn. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
McKinney, Jennifer and Karen A. Snedker. 2017. “Hosting a Tent City: Student Engagement and Homelessness.” Teaching Sociology 45(3): 252-259.
McKinney, Jennifer and Karen Snedker. 2016. “From Charity to Change.”Contexts 15(2):80-82.
McKinney, Jennifer. 2015. “Sects and Gender: Resistance and Reaction to Cultural Change.” Priscilla Papers 29(4): 15-25.
Understanding and Applying Research Design, Wiley and Sons, 2013.
Please see Jennifer McKinney’s CV for more information.