Marvin Phillip Dawkins

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-6127
Locator Code:
2030

 
Career

Education

1975Ph.D. Sociology Florida State University
1973M.S. Sociology Florida State University
1970B.S. Social Science Edward Waters College

Professional Experience

2000 - Professor of Sociology, University of Miami
1988 - 1999Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Miami
2006 - 2007Director of Graduate Studies, University of Miami, Sociology Department
2000 - 2003Director of Graduate Studies, University of Miami, Sociology Department
1988 - 2003Director of Africana Studies Program, University of Miami
1981 - 1988University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Associate Professor of Sociology
1980 - 1981Associate Professor of Sociology, Old Dominion University
1979 - 1980Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Social Organization of Schools
1976 - 1980Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Afro-American Studies, University of Maryland
1975 - 1976Research Assistant Professor of Sociology, Howard University, Washington, DC
1975 - Lecturer in Sociology (part-time), Georgetown University
1973 - 1974Research Analyst, State of Florida Government, Tallahassee, FL, e (Manpower Planning Council)
1970 - 1970Instructor of Computational Skills , Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), Feeder Program

Honors & Acknowledgements

Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program
(Received William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award), Tampa, FL 2016.
Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program
(Received FEF President’s Award), Tampa, FL 2011.
Edward Waters College National Alumni Association Award
(Recognition of career accomplishments), Jacksonville, FL 2008
Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program
(received William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award), Tampa, FL 1999 & 2008.
Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc.
(Certificate in recognition of contribution to the heritage of South Florida), Miami, FL 1996.
Harvard-Yale-Columbia Intensive Summer Studies Program (ISSP)
Columbia University, New York, NY 1968; Yale University New Haven, CT. 1969.
Edward Waters College Academic Excellence Award
(Social Science Department), Jacksonville, FL 1970.
Ryder Truck Lines Scholarship, Edward Waters College
Jacksonville, FL 1967-68.
William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award 2008
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, Tampa, Florida, 2016
William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award 2008
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, Tampa, Florida, 2008
William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award 1999
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, Tampa, FL 1999
William R. Jones Most Valuable Mentor Award (Honorable Mention 1992)
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program, Tampa, FL 1992.

Conferences & Events

October 2015
Improving Police-Black Community Relations: A Professional Development Diversity Program | Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, Montgomery, AL
(with Dawkins, M. P., Walker-Pickett, M., Dawkins, M.)
August 2015
Diversity and Organizational Productivity: Examining the Role of Race and Gender in U.S. Olympic Team Success at the 2012 London Games | 45th Annual Meeting of the Association of Black Sociologists, Chicago, IL
(with Braddock, J. H., SanchezWeston, C., Dawkins, M. P., Milner, A., and Mikulyuk, A.)
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Memberships

American Educational Research Association
American Sociological Association
Southern Sociological Society
Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists
Wisconsin Sociological Association
Alcohol and Drug Problems Association of North America
National Council for Black Studies
Association of Black Sociologists
Southern Conference of Afro-American Studies, Inc.
Research

EDITORIAL BOARDS

  • Editorial BoardJournal of Race and Policy, 2004 - 

  • Faculty AdvisorFEF Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2002 - 

  • Editorial BoardNegro Education Review, 1996 - 

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Race-ethnic relations, urban, sport, equity, substance use, mobility and attainment, African American Studies

Research Projects

“Infusing African American Studies Across the K-12 Curriculum,
Dawkins, M. P. 2001. Florida Department of Education (African American History Task Force Award (Grant # 666116 ); “Infusing African American Studies Across the K-12 Curriculum,” ($5,526).
“Restoration of Film Footage on African American Life in the Jim Crow South,”
Dawkins, M. P. 2001. University of Miami Instructional Advancement Center Award, “Restoration of Film Footage on African American Life in the Jim Crow South,” ($4,400)
“Sport and Society: An Interdisciplinary Learning Community”
Braddock, J.M., Spivey, D., Dawkins, M.P., Alway, J. and Bachin, R. 1998. “Sport and Society: An Interdisciplinary Learning Community” 1998-2000. Provost’s Teaching & Research Award, University of Miami ($40,000).

Publications

Dawkins, M. P. & Kinloch, G. C. "African American golfers during the Jim Crow era" (Westport, CT, Praeger. 2000).


Dawkins, M. P., & Dawkins, M. "Alcohol and drug issues among black Mississippians" (Jackson, MS, Interdisciplinary Alcohol/Drug Studies Center, Jackson State University. 1982).


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