- PhD in Sociology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2010
- MA in Sociology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2001
- BA in Sociology & History, Cornell College 1996
- Donovan, Brian and Tori Barnes-Brus. 2011. “Narratives of Sexual Consent and Coercion: Forced Prostitution Trials in
Progressive-Era New York City.” Law and Social Inquiry 36(3): 597-619.
- Barnes-Brus, Tori.
2006. “Birth Control”and “Reproductive Rights.” Encyclopedia
of Privacy, edited
by William G. Staples. Westport CT: Greenwood Publishing.
- Barnes-Brus, Tori.
2005. “The Contradictions of Gay Tele-Visibility: A Reaction to Gamson.”
Social Thought and Research 26:1-2.”
- Barnes-Brus, Tori. 2005. “Women of the Perpetual
Consciousness, Women's Culture,
Women's Work.” Midwest Feminist Papers
a Publication of the Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society.
- Warren, Carol A. B., Tori
Barnes-Brus, Heather Burgess, and Lori Wiebold-Lippisch. 2003. “After the Interview” Qualitative
- SOC 101: Sociological Thinking
- SOC 255: Media and the Public Mind
- SOC 314: Community Organizing, Public Policy, and Social Change ~ in Chicago
- SOC 315: Wealth, Power, and Inequality
- SOC 316: Cultural Sociology
- SOC 317: Reproductive Practices, Reproductive Policies
- SOC 364: Deviance and Social Control
- SOC 387: Research Design and Data Analysis
Recent Presentations and Lectures
- “Free Lovers: Sex, Morality and the Middle Class in late Victorian America.” Invited lecture for SOC 365 Sexualities, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA. November 2012.
“It’s Not Like That Anymore… or Is It? Using Mad Men to Teach Feminism and Culture” Presented with Erin Davis at the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. March 2012.
“ ‘Saviour of Her Sex': The Lydia E. Pinkham Company and the Contradictions of Women's Reproductive Maladies in late 19th Century America.” Invited lecture at Aoyama-Gakuin Women’s Junior College, Tokyo, Japan. October 2010.
“Well Bred Mates, Well Born Children: Heredity, Maternal Influence and Pregnancy in the Late Nineteenth Century.” Presented at the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Des Moines, Iowa, April 2009.
“‘The Hope of the Race’ and the ‘Rights of Children to be Well-Born’ Late Victorian American Reproductive Rights.” Presented at the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, April 2008.
“Courtroom Storytelling and the Legal Construction of Sexual Consent: Prosecuting Compulsory Prostitution in New York City, 1908-1915." Presented with Brian Donovan at the Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2006.
"' Yours for Health, Lydia E. Pinkham': A Cultural analysis of a Late Victorian Era Patent Medicine Company." Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 2006.
“Reproductive Morality: Physicians vs. Free Lovers in Late Victorian America.” Presented at the Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 2006.
“The 'Boundary Turn' in Cultural Sociology: Cultural Capital, Symbolic, Boundaries, and the Perpetuation of Social Inequality.” Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2005.
Selected Awards and Honors
- Emil and Rosa Massier Award in the Social Sciences, Cornell College, 2014, 2011
- Campbell McConnell Sabbatical Grant, Cornell College, 2013-2014
- McConnell Travel Grant, Cornell College, 2012, 2011
- Student-Faculty Summer Research Grant, Cornell College 2010
- Civic Engagement
Project Curriculum Development Award, Cornell College, 2007
- Dissertation Fellowship, University of Kansas, 2006-2007
- Scholarship Development Award, Midwest Sociological Society, 2004