Jan Fritz

Jan Marie Fritz

Professor

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Professional Summary

Dr. Jan Marie Fritz is a Professor in the School of Planning (and affiliated with the Department of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Department of Sociology) at the University of Cincinnati as well as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Johannesburg.  She will be a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences beginning in August 2016.  She has received many other grants and awards.  For instance, she was the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute of Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark (2011-12) and a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. (2012-13)

She received the DAAP College Award (University of Cincinnati) for Outstanding Research and Creative Work in 2008, the American Sociological Association’s Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology in 2010 and the Ohio Mediation Association’s Better World Award for a distinguished career in mediation in 2011.

She is a past Vice-President for Finance of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and has represented the ISA, for many years, to the United Nations.  She has organized ISA sessions at the parallel events connected with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. She was the president of ISA’s RC46 Clinical Sociology and a past vice president of RC26 Sociotechnics-Sociological Practice.  She now is a board member of both ISA groups and was the founder and convener of the Cincinnati for CEDAW Community Coalition (CCCC).

She has written or edited more than 120 publications including the award-winning International Clinical Sociology  (Springer, 2008), “Special Education Mediation in the United States” (People with Health Limitations in Modern Society, 2010), “Women, Peace, Security and the National Action Plans (Journal of Applied Social Science, 2011), “Addressing Environmental Racism” (SOCIOIIPOCTIP, 2011), “Including Sociological Practice” in The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century, 2012), “Practicing Sociology: Clinical Sociology and Human Rights” (Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights, 2012), Moving Toward a Just Peace: The Mediation Continuum (Springer, 2014) and (with Jacques Rhéaume) Community Intervention: Clinical Sociology Perspectives (Springer, 2014).

Education

B.A., Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio, 1964

M.A. in Sociology, Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, 1970

Ph.D. in Sociology, American University Washington, D.C., 1978

Research Support

2016 -2017 Fulbright Role:Fulbright US Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary Pending Type:Grant

2016 -2016 UC International Faculty-Led Study Abroad Mentoring Grant Active

2015 -2016 UC Third Century Fellowship and Research Grant

2012 -2013 Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Woodrow Wilson Fellowship (Washington, DC)

2011 -2012 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 American Scandinavian Foundation Research Grant, Halen Lee and Emil Lassen Fund

2010 Friends of Women's Studies Research Grant

Grant: #97LHEIN015 Investigators:Fritz, Jan 11-01-1999 -06-30-2000 Corporation for National and Community Service Service Learning and Organizational Theory Role:PI $2,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Abbreviated Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

(02-16-2016. )Keynote speaker on gender and environmental issues for international conference on Globalisation, Environment and Social Justice .Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India.

(02-22-2016. )Invited speaker about sociological practice .Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India. Level:University

(02-04-2016. )Invited speaker about social impact assessment and conflict .University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa .

(02-01-2016. )Internships .Honours Programme, Department of Sociology, University of Johannesburg.

(2015. )Keynote presentations on gender equality requested by representatives of the Taiwan government .Taipei, nantou and Kaohsiung City, Taiwan,

(2015. )Three presentations: Starting the Ph.D. Journey, Proposal Development and Field Research .Doctoral laboratory held by the South African Sociological Association, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Fritz, Jan Marie (10-04-2013. )Clinical Sociology in International Settings .Plenary Speaker for the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, Portland, Oregon .

Paper Presentations

Fritz, Jan Marie (06-29-2015. )Cities for CEDAW .Johannesburg, South Africa.

Fritz, Jan Marie (10-08-2014. )Cultural Considerations .Cincinnati, Ohio.

Fritz, Jan Marie (2014. )Addressing Inequality through the Mediation of Disputes and Conflicts .Yokohama, Japan.

Fritz, Jan Marie (2014. )Profiles from the US History of Clinical Sociology .Yokohama, Japan.

Fritz, Jan Marie (2016. )Cities for CEDAW: Notes on Effective Intervention .Vienna, Austria.

Fritz, Jan Marie (03-14-2016. )Cincinnati for CEDAW .New York City, New York.

Fritz, Jan Marie (02-16-2016. )Cities for CEDAW .Lucknow, India.

Fritz, Jan Marie (03-11-2014. )Notes on the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security)National Action Plans .New York City, New York.

Fritz, Jan Marie (08-13-2013. )Cultural Considerations in Mediation .New York City, New York.

Fritz, Jan Marie (08-11-2013. )Clinical Sociology in National and International Settings .New York City, New York.

Fritz, Jan Marie (06-10-2013. )Clinical Sociological Contributions to the Field of Mediation .Uppsala, Sweden.

Fritz, Jan Marie (2013. )Clinical Sociology and the Field of Mediation .Ankara, Turkey.

Fritz, Jan Marie (03-16-2013. )Notes on the History of Clinical Sociology in the United States .Madrid, Spain.

Fritz, Jan Marie (01-11-2013. )Women. Girls and Transitions from Autocracy .Washington, DC.

Event Organized

Co-moderator of the International Sociological Association parallel event held in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Co-moderator of the International Sociological Association parallel event held in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women Other 03-15-2016 New York City, New York

Moderator of the session "Clinical Sociology and Epistemology" at the annual conference of the South African Sociological Association

Moderator of the session "Clinical Sociology and Epistemology" at the annual conference of the South African Sociological Association 06-30-2015 Johannesburg, South Africa

Chair of two sessions at the meeting of the clinical sociology division as part of the International Sociological Association World Forum

Chair of two sessions at the meeting of the clinical sociology division as part of the International Sociological Association World Forum 07-10-2016 07-14-2016 Vienna, Austria

Organizer and Moderator of the parallel session "Institutional Mechanisms, Human Rights and Armed Conflict: Assessing the Situation for Women and Girls," held in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Organizer and Moderator of the parallel session "Institutional Mechanisms, Human Rights and Armed Conflict: Assessing the Situation for Women and Girls," held in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women 03-12-2015 New York City, New York

Organizer and Moderator of "Liberating South Africa" featuring Nic Wolpe, CEO of Liliesleaf (national, historic liberation site in South Africa), 360 attended,

Organizer and Moderator of "Liberating South Africa" featuring Nic Wolpe, CEO of Liliesleaf (national, historic liberation site in South Africa), 360 attended, Lecture 10-20-2014 Cincinnati, Ohio

Organizer and Session Chair of "Moving Toward a Just Peace" at the annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution

Organizer and Session Chair of "Moving Toward a Just Peace" at the annual conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution 10-08-2014 Cincinnati, Ohio

Organizer of the International Sociological Association Special Integrative Session - "Addressing Inequality Before, During and After Difficult Times: Research, Intervention and Effective Outcomes at the ISA World Congress

Organizer of the International Sociological Association Special Integrative Session - "Addressing Inequality Before, During and After Difficult Times: Research, Intervention and Effective Outcomes at the ISA World Congress 07-2014 Yokohama, Japan

Chair of the International Sociological Association World Congress session "Clinical Sociology and Inclusiveness"

Chair of the International Sociological Association World Congress session "Clinical Sociology and Inclusiveness" 07-2014 Yokohama, Japan

Organizer and Chair of "UNSCR 1325, MDGs and SDGs" as a parallel event in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Organizer and Chair of "UNSCR 1325, MDGs and SDGs" as a parallel event in conjunction with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women 03-11-2014 New York City, New York

Honors and Awards

2016 -2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary

2012 -2013 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

2012 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from a division of the International Sociological Association for International Clinical Sociology

2011 -2012 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Copenhagen, Denmark

2011 Ohio Mediation Association Better Word Award for a distinguished career as a mediator

08-15-2010 American Sociological Association Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology

2008 Faculty Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Work from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning

2002 -2007 Fulbright Senior Specialist (roster listing)

Service

Executive Committee Member, Research Committee 26 (Sociotechnics-Sociological Practice) of the International Sociological Association, 2006-2018

President, Clinical Sociology divisiion (RC46) of the International Sociological Association, 2010-2014

Executive Committee Member, International Sociological Association, 2010-2014

Vice President (Finance) of the International Sociological Association, 2006-2010

Secretary, Research Committee 46 (Clinical Sociology) of the International Sociological Association, 2006-2010

Commissioner, The Commision on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology, 2006-present

Interim Secretary-Treasurer, International Sociological Association RC46 Clinical Sociology, 2015-2016

Accreditation Committee member for the Ph.D. program in the Department of Sociology and Rural Studies, South Dakota State University, 2016

Certification Committee member, Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology, 2015-2016

Member, Cincinnati for CEDAW Community Coalition, 2016

Founder and Coordinator, Cincinnati for CEDAW Community Coalition, 2015-2016

Executive Board/Presidential Advisory Board member, RC46 Clinical Sociology of the International Sociological Association, 2014-2018

Representative to the United Nations for the International Sociological Association, 1999-2002, 2006-2018

Consultant for departments, colleges and universities,; American Sociological Association Department Resources Group (DRG), 1991-present

Mentor for an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut through the American Sociological Association Section on Peace, War and Social Conflict's Mentor Program, 2013-2014

Member, Scientific Committee for the international conference "Beyond the Crisis: Sociology Facing New Forms of Risk, Uncertainty and Precarity" at the University of the Basque Country, Spain, 2013-2014

Member, International Advisory Committee of the South African Review of Sociology, 2012-2016

Secretary, Commission on the Accreditation of Programs in Applied and Clinical Sociology, 2013

Editorial Board Member, Studies of Changing Societies, 2011-2014

Member, Scientific Committee for the International Sociological Association's 2012 Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2011-2012

Editorial Board Member, International Sociological Association's Global Insight, 2010-2014

Editorial Board Member, current Sociology Monograph Series, 2010-2014

University of Cincinnati Mentor for a New Faculty Member, 2013-2015

Alternate, College Retention/Promotion/Tenure Committee, 2015-2016

Member, University of Cincinnati College Retntion/Promotion/Tenure Committee , 2013-2015

Member, University of Cincinnati College Faculty Grievance Committee, 2013

Positions and Work Experience

1993 -To Present Professor, Associate Professor, (Doctoral Seminar in Research Design; Mediation Skills; Social Science Research; Gender and Violence; Community Intervention; Organizational Theory and Behavior; Social Justice and the City; Social Structure and Change; Leadership for Community Change; Politics and Ethics; Environmental Dispute Resolution; Directed Studies; Planning Workshop; Introduction to Graduate Research: Qualitative Research Methods), University of Cincinnati, School of Planning and affiliated with the Department of Sociology and the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Cincinnati, Ohio

1993 - Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Health Planning and Administration , (Clinical Sociology Workshop; Graduate Thesis I; Graduate Thesis II; Social Planning; Preparation for Residency; Preparation for Internship; Ethical Issues in Planning; Residencies; Internships; Social Policy and Long-Term Care; Cultural Diversity and Health Behavior; Health and Human Behavior), University of Cincinnati, School of Planning , Cincinnati, Ohio

01-2014 -12-2016 Visiting Professor, , University of Johannesburg, Department of Sociology, Johannesburg, South Africa

1989 -1993 Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, (Racial and Cultural Minorities; Group Dynamics; The Study of Society; Sex Roles: The Life Cycle; Clinical Sociology; Community Organization; Internship in Sociology and Social Work; Independent Study; Senior Honors), California State University, Department of Sociology, San Bernardino, California

1986 -1989 National Cancer Institute Science Associate, (cancer prevention and control research and intervention; seminars and workshops; internal consulting); On assignment (1988-89) at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine; Loma Linda, California , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, NCI Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Washington, D.C.

-1985 Academic Director, Assistant Professor, (Justice Seminar I and II; Internship Seminar) , The American University, School of Justice,

01-1980 -01-1981 Program Analyst, (Analyzed selected problems involving the Department’s programs along with options for improving the benefit or eligibility structures and administrative practices. Prepared analyses of significant social and economic trends which may affect the programs and constituencies of the Department. Assisted in managing the development of the Department’s fiscal year 1981 and 1982 legislative programs, including the review and justification of proposals and the preparation of bill drafting specifications. , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation,

1975 -1985 Assistant Professor, Instructor, Sex Roles, Social Psychology, Clinical Sociology, Small Group Dynamics, Social Theory, Introduction to Sociology, Social Conflict, Psychological Anthropology, Community Involvement Seminar: Internships; Graduate Program in Liberal Studies: Humanizing the Social Sciences; Aging in Industrial Societies; Women, Men and Society, Georgetown University, Department of Sociology,

-1976 Lecturer , (Introduction to Sociology), The American University,

01-1971 -05-1971 Instructor , (Sociology of the Family), Dunbarton College, Washington, D.C.

1970 - Instructor for the Summer Conference in Sociology for Secondary School Social Science Teachers, (6-hour graduate credit course supported by the National Science Foundation and the American Sociological Association),

09-1968 -06-1970 Teaching Assistant, The American University, Washington, D.C.

2010 -2013 Senior Research Fellow, University of Johannesburg, Centre for Sociological Research, Johannesburg, South Africa

Post Graduate Training and Education

06-17-2015Supporting Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Views from Abroad, , Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

05-26-2015-05-28-2015 Summer Online Writing Institute, Writing in online and hybrid courses; instructional technologies., Clermont College, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

01-28-2015Academy of Fellows of Teaching and Learning Teaching Showcase: Learning Beyond the Academy, , University of Cincinnati, ,

10-21-2014Safe Zone 101 Training, University of Cincinnati, ,

11-10-2015Kaplan Sponsored Research Strategies: Increasing Research Funding Productivity, University of Cincinnati, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

11-04-2015Inclusive Excellence Workshop, University of Cincinnati, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

10-29-2015Promotion and Recruiting Strategies for Faculty-Led Study-Abroad Programs, University of Cincinnati, ,Cincinnati, Ohio

10-17-2015Hamilton County Board of Elections Poll Worker Instruction Class, Cincinnati, Ohio

10-08-2015Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Training for Social Scientists, Montgomery, Alabama

02-02-2016Pan African Social Entrepreneurship Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa

Research and Practice Interests

Social Intervention/Clinical Sociology; Conflict Analysis and Intervention (particularly mediation, facilitation, coaching); Status of Women and Girls; Organizational Development; Health Promotion; Policy Analysis; Cultural Competency; Inequality/Justice Issues; Qualitative Research

Professional Affiliation

International Sociological Association; Research Committee 08/ History of Sociology, Research Committee 26/ Sociotechnics and Sociological Practice, Research Committee 32/ Women in Society, Research Committee 46/ Clinical Sociology,

International Sociological Association Thematic Group3/Human Rights and Global Justice

Association for Conflict Resolution; Sections:Education, Environment and Public Policy, International, Workplace, Ombuds/Ombudsman,

American Sociological Association; Sections: Sociological Practice and Public Sociology, History of Sociology, Peace/War/Social Conflict, Human Rights, Disabilities; Sex and Gender,

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology,

The Ohio Mediation Association,

The Mediation Council of Greater Cincinnati,

American Planning Association,

International Institute of Sociology,

South African Sociological Association,

Charity and Security Network,

Other Information

Languages:
Polish -  studied 1972-73, 1974-76
Swedish - studied 1971-72
French -  studied 1956-59, 1969 (graduate examination in French as a tool of research)
Spanish - studied 1962-64
Italian - studied 1995-96,