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  • Charmaz, K. 2011. Disclosing Illness and Disability in the Workplace. Journal of International Education in Business 3.

  • Charmaz, K. 2011. Grounded Theory Methods in Social Justice Research. In Handbook of Qualitative Research 4th ed., edited by N.K. Denzin and Y.E. Lincoln. Sage.

  • Bryant, A. and K. Charmaz. 2011. Grounded Theory. In Handbook of Research Methods in Psychology, edited by H. Cooper. American Psychological Association.

  • Tweed, A. and K. Charmaz. 2011. Grounded Theory for Mental Health Practictioners. In Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners, edited by A. Thompson and D. Harper. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Thornberg, R. and K. Charmaz. 2011. Grounded Theory. In Qualitative Research: An Introduction to Methods and Designs, edited by S. Lapan, M. Quartaroli and F. Riemer. Jossey-Bass.

  • Charmaz, K. and L.L. Belgrave. 2011. Qualitative Interviewing and Grounded Theory Analysis. In Handbook of Interview Research 2nd ed., edited by J.F. Gubrium, J.A. Holstein, A. Marvasti and K.K. McKinney. Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 2011. Writing Feminist Research. In Handbook of Feminist Research Methods 2nd ed., edited by S. Hesse-Biber . Sage.

  • Wertz, Frederick J, Kathy Charmaz, Linda J McMullen, Ruthellen Josselson, Rosemarie Anderson and Emalinda McSpadden. 2011. Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis: Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive Inquiry. New York: Guilford.

  • Charmaz, K. and D. Rosenfeld. 2010. Chronic Illness. In New Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology, edited by W. Cockerham. Blackwell.

  • Charmaz, K. 2010. Studying the Experience of Chronic Illness through Grounded Theory. In New Directions in the Sociology of Chronic and Disabling Conditions: Assaults on the Lifeworld., edited by G. Scambler and S. S.. Palgrave-Macmillan.

  • Charmaz, K. 2009. Recollecting Good and Bad Days. In Ethnographies Revisited: Constructing Theory in the Field , edited by A. Puddephatt, W. Shaffir and S. Kleinknecht . Routledge.

  • Morse, Janice, Phyllis Stern, Juliet Corbin, Barbara Bowers, Kathy Charmaz and Adele Clarke. 2009. Developing Grounded Theory: The Second Generation. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

  • Charmaz, K. 2008. Reflections from the Middle: Making Sense of Elitism in Our Midst. American Sociologist 39.

  • Charmaz, K. 2008. The Legacy of Anselm Strauss for Constructivist Grounded Theory. In Studies in Symbolic Interaction , edited by N.K. Denzin. Emerald Publishing Group, Ltd.

  • Charmaz, K. 2008. Grounded Theory. In Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods, 2nd ed., edited by J.A. Smith. Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. and K. Henwood. 2008. Grounded Theory in Psychology. In Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology , edited by C. Willig and W. Stainton-Rogers. Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 2008. Views from the Margins: Voices, Silences, and Suffering. Qualitative Research in Psychology 5: 7-18.

  • Charmaz, K. 2007. Tensions in Qualitative Research. Sociologisk Forskning 2.

  • Charmaz, K. 2007. Constructionism and Grounded Theory. In Handbook of Constructionist Research , edited by J.A. Holstein and J.F. Gubrium. Guilford.

  • Bryant, Antony and Kathy Charmaz, (eds.). 2007. SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory. London: Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 2006. The Power of Names. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35.

  • Charmaz, K. 2006. Measuring Pursuits, Marking Self: Meaning Construction in Chronic Illness. International Journal of Qualitative Health and Well-Being 1.

  • Charmaz, K. and M. Milligan. 2006. Grief. In Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions , edited by J.E. Stets and J.A. Turner. Springer.

  • Charmaz, K. and D. Rosenfeld. 2006. Reflections of the Body, Images of Self: Visibility and Invisibility in Chronic Illness and Disability. In Body/embodiment: Symbolic Interaction and the Sociology of the Body , edited by D.D. Waskul and P. Vannini. Ashgate.

  • Charmaz, Kathy. 2006. Constructing Grounded Theory: A Practical Guide through Qualitative Analysis. London: Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 2005. Scrutinizing Standards: Convergent Questions in Medical Practice and Qualitative Inquiry. Symbolic Interaction 28.

  • Charmaz, K. 2004. Premises, Principles, and Practices in Qualitative Research:. Qualitative Health Research 14.

  • Charmaz, K. and V. Olesen. 2003. Medical Institutions and Symbolic Interactions. In Handbook of Symbolic Interaction , edited by L.N. Reynolds and N.J. Herman. Alta Mira.

  • Charmaz, K. 2002. The Self as Habit: The Reconstruction of Self in Chronic Illness. The Occupational Therapy Journal of Research 22.

  • Charmaz, K. 2002. Stories and Silences: Disclosures and Self in Chronic Illness. Qualitative Inquiry .

  • Charmaz, K. 2000. Experiencing Chronic Illness. In Handbook of Social Studies and Health and Medicine , edited by G. Albrecht, R. Fitzpatrick and S.C. Scrimshaw. Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 2000. Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Expanding Sociological Horizons in the Twenty-first Century. Sociological Perspectives 43: 527-549.

  • Charmaz, K. 2000. Grounded Theory Methodology: Objectivist and Constructivist Qualitative Methods. In Handbook of Qualitative Research, 2nd Edition, edited by N.K. Denzin and Y.E. Lincoln. Los Angeles: Sage.

  • Charmaz, K. 1999. Stories of Suffering: Subjects’ Tales and Research Narratives. Qualitative Health Research 8.

  • Charmaz, Kathy and Debora A Paterniti (eds.). 1999. Health, Illness, and Healing: Society, Social Context, and Self. Oxford University Press.

  • Charmaz, K. 1999. From the 'Sick Role' to Stories of Self: Understanding the Self in Illness. In Self and Identity, Vol. 2: Interdisciplinary Explorations in Physical Health , edited by R.A. Contrada and R.D. Ashmore. Oxford University Press.

  • Charmaz, Kathy, G. Howarth and A. Kellehear (eds.). 1997. The Unknown Country: Death in Australia, Britain and the U.S.A. Macmillan-St. Martin's.

  • Mitchell, R.G. and K. Charmaz. 1996. Telling Tales, Writing Stories: Postmodernist Visions and Realist Images in Ethnographic Writing. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 25.

  • Charmaz, K. and R.G. Mitchell. 1996. The Myth of Silent Authorship: Self, Substance, and Style in Ethnographic Writing. Symbolic Interaction 19.

  • Charmaz, K. 1995. The Body, Identity, and Self. The Sociological Quarterly 36: 657-680.

  • Charmaz, K. 1994. Identity Dilemmas of Chronically Ill Men. Sociological Quarterly 35.

  • Charmaz, K. 1991. Translating Graduate Qualitative Methods into Undergraduate Teaching: Intensive Interviewing as Case Example. Teaching Sociology 19.

  • Charmaz, Kathy. 1991. Good Days, Bad Days: The Self in Chronic Illness and Time. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press.

  • Charmaz, K. 1990. 'Discovering' Chronic Illness: Using Grounded Theory. Social Science and Medicine 30.

  • Charmaz, K. 1983. Loss of Self: A Fundamental Form of Suffering in the Chronically Ill. Sociology of Health and Illness 5.

  • Charmaz, Kathy. 1980. The Social Reality of Death. Addison-Wesley.

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Educational Background

  • 1973 – Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco (Sociology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2010 – Invited Lecturer and Workshop Presenter, School of Management, Division of Business, University of South Australia, Adelaide

  • 2009-2010 – President, Society of the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 2009 – Invited Teacher: Doctoral Course in Grounded Theory, School of Health Sciences, University of South Denmark, Odense

  • 2009 – Invited Lecturer and Workshop Presenter, School of International Politics, Economics, and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo

  • 2008 – Invited Master Class Presenter: Writing Qualitative Research, Economic and Social Research Council of the United Kingdom at Oxford University

  • 2007 – Invited Guest Professor for Doctoral Course in Grounded Theory, Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

  • 2007 – Critics' Choice Award for "Constructing Grounded Theory", American Educational Studies Association

  • 2006 – Invited Professor to Teach a Grounded Theory Course, Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna

  • 2006 – Academy Award for Teaching, Student Ambassadors Program, Sonoma State University

  • 2006 – George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 2004-2006 – Vice-President, Alpha Kappa Delta, International Sociological Honorary Society

  • 2004-2005 – Chair, Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association

  • 2001 – Feminist Mentors Award, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 1999-2003 – Editor, Symbolic Interaction, Society of the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 1999-2000 – President, Pacific Sociological Association

  • 1998 – Distinguished Professor Certificate, Pi Epsilon Chapter of Order of Omega, Sonoma State University

  • 1996-1997 – Vice-President, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 1993 – Friends of the Library Faculty Award, Friends of the Library, Sonoma State University

  • 1992 – Distinguished Scholarship Award for Good Days, Bad Days: The Self in Chronic Illness and Time, Pacific Sociological Association

  • 1992 – Charles Horton Cooley Book Award for Good Days, Bad Days: The Self in Chronic Illness and Time, Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction

  • 1989 – Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to the Community, Sonoma State University

  • 1988-1989 – Outstanding Professor Award, Sonoma State University

  • 1984 – Woman of Achievement Award: Professional Contributions to Learning, Sonoma County YWCA

  • 1982-1983 – Co-President, Bay Area Sociologists for Women in Society

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Anderson, R – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

  • Belgarve, L – University of Miami

  • Bryant, A – School of Business, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

  • Clarke, A – University of California, San Franciso

  • Josselson, R – Fielding Institute

  • McMullen, L – University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • McSpadden, E – Fordham University

  • Rosenfeld, D – University of Keele, UK

  • Thornberg, R – Linköping University, Sweden

  • Tweed, A – Shropshire & Staffordshire Clinical Psychology Training Programme, Staffordshire University, UK

  • Wertz, F – Fordham University

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