Faculty & Staff
Estelle Disch, PhD
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
Areas of Expertise
Gender, Human Services, Multicultural Studies, Clinical Sociology
PhD, Tufts University
Professional Publications & Contributions
Disch, E., Editor. (2009). Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology, Fifth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. (Earlier editions: 1997, 1999, 2003, 2006).
Disch, E. (2006). Sexual Victimization and Revictimization of Women by Professionals: Client Experiences and Implications for Subsequent Treatment. Women & Therapy, 29 (1&2),41-61.
Disch, E. (2001). Sex in the Consulting Room, the Examining Room, and the Sacristy: Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Professionals. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 71 (2), 204-217.
Disch, E. (2004). "Still Cannot Solve It: Engaging ESOL Students in Classroom Conversation." Vivian Zamel and Ruth Spack (Eds.). Crossing the Curriculum: Multilingual Learners in College Classrooms (197-205). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Disch, E. (1993). "The politics of curricular change: Establishing a Diversity Requirement at the University of Massachusetts Boston." In Thompson, B. and Tyagi, S. Beyond a Dream Deferred: Multicultural Education and the Politics of Excellence (195-213). Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota Press.
Billson, J. and Disch, E. (1991). "Empowering women: A Clinical Sociology Model for Working with Women in Groups." Rebach, H. and Bruhn, J., Eds. Handbook of Clinical Sociology (323-343). New York: Plenum.