POSITIONS

Assistant Professor, School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMASS Boston, Sept 2017-Current
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute at Brown for Environment & Society, Brown University, 2016-2017

 RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS:

Organizations, institutionalism, political sociology, nonprofits, third sector, public service, social change, social movements, networks

 BOOKS

  • Kallman, Meghan Elizabeth, and Terry N. Clark. “The Third Sector”. 2016. Champaign: University of Illinois Press.
  • Clark, Terry N. and Meghan Elizabeth Kallman. “The Global Transformation of Organized Groups: New Roles for Community Service Organizations, Non-Profits, and the New Political Culture” (2011). Policy report commissioned by the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges, Ministry of Commerce, Beijing 

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

  • ‘Ethical and Procedural Professionalization in the Peace Corps’. (Under review, January 2017)
  • Kallman, Meghan Elizabeth, Scott Frickel, and Christine Horne. ‘Power to the People: Energy Populism in the Pacific Northwest’ (Under review, February 2017)
  • Kallman, Meghan. ‘Reflections on Teaching Sociology in a Prison’ (conditional accept 2016)

WORKING PAPERS

  • Kallman, Meghan Elizabeth, Scott Frickel, and Christine Horne. 'State-led Innovation and Clean Technology: the Case of Advanced Metering'.
  • Mark C. Suchman and Meghan Elizabeth Kallman. “Net Negatives: Transcending Pro-Network Bias in Organizational Analysis”
  • Kallman, Meghan Elizabeth. ‘The Peace Corps and the Making of the Cosmopolitan: Patriotism and Citizenship among Peace Corps Volunteers’

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITION

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Brown University, Spring 2015. 
  • Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation, June 2014.
  • Joukouwsky Summer Research Award, Graduate School, Brown University. 2014. 
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Department of Sociology, Brown University, Fall 2014. 
  •  Steinhaus-Zisson Research Grant, Pembroke Center, Brown University, 2013-2014, 
  • Feinberg Research Award, Brown University, 2013
  • Graduate Fellowship, Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University, 2013-2014, 
  • Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, Dissertation Research Grant, 2013.
  • Feinberg Research Award, Brown University, 2012.
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) 2011-2014, full tuition support and annual stipend for three academic years.
  •  Graduate Research Fellowship, Brown University, 2010-2011.
  • San Carlos Foundation 2-year award for US professionals working in developing countries, 2007-2008                 
  • Elizabeth Drew Prize for Best Fiction Writing, Smith College, 2004                                  
  • Gertrude Posner Spencer Prizes (2 distinct prizes) for Excellence in Writing Fiction, Smith College, 2004

SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • “Pathological networks and the illogic of confidence in international grantmaking relationships” Academy of Management Meetings, August 2016, Anaheim CA
  • “Ethical and Procedural Professionalization in the Peace Corps”, Academy of Management Meetings, August 2016, Anaheim CA
    “Reflections on Teaching Sociology in a Prison”. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, March 2016, Boston, MA
  • “Theorizing rebellion for the interconnected word: civil society and formal organizations under neoliberalism”, Social Movements and Conflicts in the Global Era, Centre of Global Studies in Prague, Global Studies Association of North America and Global Studies Association UK, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2015.
  • “‘Professionalization and depoliticization in the Peace Corps”. 110th  annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 2015. 
  • “Theorizing rebellion for the interconnected word: civil society and formal organizations under neoliberalism”, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Chicago, IL July 2014
  •  “Bureaucratized morality, institutional durability: organizationally mediated idealism in the Peace Corps”, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Chicago, IL July 2014
  • “Bureaucratized morality, institutional durability: organizationally mediated idealism in the Peace Corps”, 4th annual Organizations, Artifacts and Practices (OAP) Workshop: Rules, Regulations and Materiality in Management and Organization Studies. Rome, Italy, June 2014
  •  “Marketable Social Movements: A comparison of three US social movements”, Eastern Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 2014
  •  “Theorizing rebellion for the interconnected word: civil society and formal organizations under neoliberalism”, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Mexico City, Mexico, December 2013
  • “Third Sectors and Democratic Governance”, Conference: The Third Sector and Social Transformation: A Comparative Perspective. Co-sponsored by the National Academy of Governance and The University of Chicago Center in Beijing, Beijing, China, August 2013
  • “Network pathologies in international sustainable development work”, 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Regular Session on Organizations, Occupations, and Work, New York, NY, August 2013
  • “Grantmaking and network pathologies in international sustainable development work”, 8th Annual Organization Studies Workshop, Mykonos, Greece, May 2013
  • “Competing priorities: grantmaking and network pathologies in international sustainable development work”, American Sociological Association Development Sociology Section Annual Conference, Charlottesville, VA, November 2012
  •  “Preoccupied bodies: embodiment in social dislocation and protest”, 107th American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, August 2012
  • “Preoccupied bodies: embodiment in social dislocation and protest”, Annual Meeting of the Global Studies Association of North America: Dystopia and Global Rebellion, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 2012
  • The Global Transformation of Organized Groups: New Roles for Community Service Organizations, Non-Profits, and the New Political Culture”, with Terry Nichols Clark, University of Chicago., Midwest Political Science Association Annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2012
  •  “A honey fo yah honey: Ethnic Identity, Enclave, and Integration in Boston’s Haymarket Square”, 14th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 2012
  • “Get your schmooze on: tensions, perspectives, and paradoxes in US-Latin America NGO funding relationships”, International Conference on Sustainable Development, Putrajaya, Malaysia, December 2011
  • “Get your schmooze on: decoupling and structural stress in nonprofit funding relationships”, 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Regular Development Session, Las Vegas, NV, August 2011