Scott R DeMuth

Contact Me

demut016@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D Candidate: Sociology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.
  • M.A.: Sociology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, 2012.
  • B.A.: Sociology, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 2009.
  • B.A.: American Indian Studies, University of St. Thomas - ACTC, 2009.

Specialties

  • Language and Identity
  • Nationalism
  • Social Movements
  • Social Networks
  • Space, Place, and Identity
Courses Taught
  • SOC 3721: Principles of Social Psychology (Fall 2013)
  • SOC 3322W: Social Movements, Protest, and Change
  • SOC 4411: Terrorism Networks and Counterterrorism Organizations (TA)
  • SOC 3322W: Social Movements, Protest, and Change (TA)
  • SOC 3211: American Race Relations (TA)
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer: The Sociological Quarterly , 2013
  • Presenter: Midwest Popular Culture Association: Indigenous Studies Panel: "Voices of Outrage: Anti-Colonial Resistance-Building through Written and Spoken Word" , 2013
  • Presenter: Sociologists of Minnesota Annual Conference: "'Dakota Language Ideologies in the Aftermath of Removal" , 2013
  • Presenter: Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium: "Akicita Teca: Participatory Research in Documenting and Learning Indigenous Language" , 2013
  • Presenter: Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting: “The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) and the Assault on Academic Freedom and Communities of Resistance“ , 2010
  • Presenter: Midwest Sociological Society’s Annual Meeting: “Politicized Ethnicity and the Minnehaha Free State“ , 2009
  • Roundtable Discussion: American Sociological Association's Honors Program: "The Minnehaha Free State: Collective Action Between Cross-Cultural Groups" , 2008
  • Presenter: Midwest Sociological Society’s Annual Meeting.: "The Minnehaha Free State: Collective Action Between Cross-Cultural Groups" , 2008

Research

  • Network Analyst: Indian Treaty Signers Project
  • CURA – Ain Dah Yung Center: Indigenous Evaluation Project, Summer 2013
  • The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) and the Repression of Social Movements: GRPP With David Pellow, Summer 2010
  • Framing at the Minnehaha Free State: Research Assistant for David Pellow, Fall 2010
  • "Intermediary Organizations in Cross-Sector Networks":
Publications
  • With David Pellow (Forthcoming). “Terrorizing Dissent and the Conspiracy Against Liberation Movements“. Corporate Repression and Legal Corruption: Challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act,
  • With David Naguib Pellow (2013). "Research, Repression, and Resistance". In Policing the Campus: Academic Repression, Surveillance, and the Occupy Movement. Anthony J. Nocella II and David Gabbard. Peter Lang Publishing.
Awards
  • Engaged Scholarship Award, University of Minnesota, 2013.
  • Sociology Graduate Diversity Award, University of Minnesota, 2013.
  • Dakota Language Research Fellowship, 2012.
  • Graduate Research Partnership Proposal Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2010
  • Edelstein Family Sociology Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2009
  • John C. Gessner Scholarship for Sociology Major, University of St. Thomas, 2008
  • Young Scholars Undergraduate Research Award, University of St. Thomas, 2008
  • James G. Ahler Award for Distinguished Students in Research Methods, 2008
  • Young Scholars Undergraduate Research Award, University of St. Thomas, 2007