Dr. Rosemary Powers
116 Ackerman Hall, EOU
One University Blvd
La Grande OR 97850
Dr. Rosemary Powers has been an associate professor of sociology at Eastern Oregon University since 2003 and as assistant professor in the same area from 1998 to 2003. Her major areas of research include education, gender and sexuality, culture, and religion. Dr. Powers has published several works and presented scholarly papers at numerous conferences nationally. She has received many fellowships and awards, including a Social Science Research Council Fellowship and the Women of Courage and Vision Award from EOU.
Prior to her joining EOU, Powers was an instructor in the department of sociology at the University of California – Davis from 1994 to 1997, coordinator of teaching assistants there from 1992 to 1994, and a teaching assistant from 1991 to 1997. Dr. Powers earned both her doctorate and master’s in sociology from UC-Davis; additionally she has earned a master’s in values from the San Francisco Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree in theology and liberal arts from the University of San Francisco.
Her term expires in 2011.
Board Committees: Academic Strategies Committee, Student Participation and Completion Subcommittee; Governance & Policy Committee, Sexual Assault Subcommittee; and the Joint Board's Unified Education Enterprise.