1979: M.A., Sociology
1974: B.A., Sociology
1972: A.A., Liberal ArtsTeaching Overview:
Introduction to Social Psychology; Research Methods; Gerontology; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Law and Criminal Evidence
General Sociology; Marriage/Family; Minority Cultures; Gerontology; Introduction to Social Psychology; Research MethodsProfessional Experience:
Conferences and Workshops:
Instructional Technology Workshop (2007); Four-College Faculty Summer Seminar in Curriculum Transformation (2007); Western New York Training Consortium - Leadership, Team Building and Conflict Management (2007); SUNY Assessment Workshop (2006); Western New York Training Consortium - Chair Training Program (2006); Western New York Department Chairs Leqadership Development Program (2005); Western New York Meeting on General Education (2005); Learner-Centered Teaching Audio Conference (2004); 4th Annual Institute for Academic Deans and Department Chairs (2004); SUNY's Vision and the Department Chair (2001).Research:
Cobb, M., Amidon, P., Ashraf, K., Ebert, K., Olson, R., & Pollard, R. (2004). Alfred State College Core Survey 2004: Student Perceptions of Alcohol and Substance Use - An Overview. Working Paper submitted to President Uma Gupta.Publications and Events:
Steffensmeier, D. & Cobb M. (1981) Sex differences in urban arrest patterns, 1934-1979. Social Problems, 29, 1, 37-50.
Cobb, M. (2004) Conference Report - Basic Fund Raising Do's and Don't's . Presentation, Professional Development Week, Alfred State College.
(2004 to present). New York State Regional Aging Conference Planning Committee.
Campus (past 6 years):
Faculty Senator (2004-2007); Institutional Research Board (2006); Ad Hoc General Education Committee (2002-2006); Campus Reorganization Task Force (2005); Students Involved In Community Action Co-advisor (up to 2005); Middle States Sub-committee (2002-2004); Chair, Committee of Research Activities of the President's Task Force on Alcohol and Substance Abuse (2004); Freshment Year Experience Committee (2000-2001).
Department Committees (past 6 years):
Search Committee (2001 to present), Scheduling Committee (2001 to present), Social Sciences Curriculum Committee; Assessment Committee.
Alfred Lions Club (1996 to present); Allegany Mental Health Association (1980 to present); Board of Directors, Allegany County Mental Health Association (1980 - 1994); Board of Directors, Allegany Arc (1980-1985).Honors and Awards:
2006 - Faculty Current Alumni Award
1992 - Teacher of the Year, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Alfred State College
1985 - Teacher of theYear, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Alfred State College