Alan W. Barton
   Associate Professor
    Sociology and Community Development
  Faculty Associate
   Center for Community and Economic Development

     Spring 2011:
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  SOC 101 Principles of Sociology
SSC 101 Engaging the Social Sciences
SSC 499 Integrative Seminar in the Social Sciences
SOC 422/522 COD 522 Environment and Society
SSC 492/592 BIO 492/592 Seminar in Environmental Education

Curriculum Vitae
Contact Information: Office Hours, Spring 2011:
Office Address:  214 Kethley Hall
Phone:   (662) 846-4097
Fax:   (662) 846-4099
Mailing Address:


:00 – 6:00 pm


8:30 – 11:30 am; 2:00 – 2:30 pm; 4:30 – 6:00 pm


View Dr. Barton's Spring 2011 Course and Office Hours Schedule

View photos from Dr. Barton's trip to Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Falkland Islands and Antarctica in December 2008/January 2009

View photos from Dr. Barton's trip to Big Sur, California, June, 2008

See photos from Dr. Barton's trip to the Everglades in January, 2007

Learn about Dr. Barton's trip to Ecuador, December, 2006

     Division of Social Sciences
     PO Box 3264
     Delta State University
     Cleveland, MS 38733



Current Research:
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Upcoming Courses:
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Mississippi Delta
National Heritage Area

Delta in Global Context

Racial Reconciliation and Tourism

Summer I 2011:
SOC 485/585: Population and Environment

Past Research:
Past Courses:

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Environmental Stewardship
Program Evaluation


Service Activities:

Mississippi River Field Institute

Friends of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge

Education for Sustainable Development

Student Engagement Committee, 2004-05

Writing Seminars, 2004-2005

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Professional Memberships:
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Ph.D., Development Sociology, Cornell University
M.S., Forest Management, University of Washington
B.A., Sociology/Spanish, University of California - Berkeley
American Sociological Association
Rural Sociological Society
International Association for Society and Natural Resources
Society of American Foresters
International Society of Tropical Foresters
Society for Conservation Biology
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Mid-South Sociological Association
Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association
Southern Demographic Association
International Association for the Study of the Commons

Integrating Assessment into the Course Curriculum (ROMEA 2007 Paper)

View photos from the community meeting organized by students in SOC/COD 521 to present results of their class projects on perceptions of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge in surrounding communities.

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