Dr. Marcus A. Ynalvez

Sociology

Marcus Antonius Ynalvez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Curriculum Vitae

Ynalvez

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology (2006), Louisiana State University
  • M.A. Sociology, minor in statistics (1996),  University of the Philippines at Los Baños
  • B.S. Statistics, minor in sociology (1988),   University of the Philippines at Los Baños

Research Interests

  • Sociology of science and technology
  • Science and technology policy
  • Quantitative methods
  • Social networks

Courses Taught

  • SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 1306 – Contemporary Social Problems
  • SOCI 3304 – Undergraduate Sociological Theory (Writing Intensive and in traditional format)
  • SOCI 3305 – Social Research Methods (Writing Intensive and in traditional format)
  • SOCI 4310 – Social Inequality
  • SOCI 4375 – Special Studies in Sociology: Globalization (On-Line)
  • SOCI 4380 – Senior Pro-seminar (Writing Intensive and in traditional format)
  • SOCI 5302 – Advanced Social Research Methods
  • SOCI 5303 – Seminar in Sociological Theory
  • SOCI 5321 – Social Inquiry (on-line and in traditional face-to-face format)
  • SOCI 5322 – Advanced Quantitative Methods

External Grants

Recipient, Travel Grant, Gordon Research Conferences & National Science Foundation, $750; 2012

Principal Investigator, “School-Located Influenza Vaccination Study,” Laredo Independent School District, $5,000; 2012

Principal Investigator, “Supplement - Transmission of Tacit Skills in East Asian Graduate Science Programs,” National Science Foundation (Award # SES 09-38298), $49,647; 2009-2012

Principal Investigator, “Transmission of Tacit Skills in East Asian Graduate Science Programs,” National Science Foundation (Award # SBE 08-30109); $335,709; 2008-2012

Co-Principal Investigator, “Dynamics of Globalization in Philippine Scientific Communities,” National Science Foundation (Award # SES 04-32114); $12,000; 2004-2005

Select Publications

Ynalvez, M. A., Ynalvez, R.A., Torregosa, M. B., Palacios, H., Kilburn, J. C. (2012). Do cell phones, iPods/MP3 players, siblings, and friends matter?  Predictors of child body mass in a U.S. southern border city middle school. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 6, 339-353.

Palackal, A., Mbatia, P. N., Dzorgbo, D. S., Duque, R. B., Ynalvez, M. A., Shrum, W. (2011) Are mobile phones changing social networks:  A longitudinal study of core networks in Kerala. New Media and Society, 13(3), 391-410.

Shrum, W., Mbatia, P. N., Palackal, A., Dzorgbo, D.-B. S., Duque, R. B., Ynalvez, M. A. (2011). Mobile phones and core network growth in Kenya: Strengthening weak ties. Social Science Research, 40, 614-625

Ynalvez, M. A., & Shrum, W. M. (2011). Professional networks, scientific collaboration, and publication productivity in resource-constrained research institutions in a developing country. Research Policy, 40(2), 204-216.

Hara, N., Alsarhan, H., Kilburn, J., Ynalvez, M. A., Ynalvez, R., Chen, K.-H. (2010). Learning tacit knowledge in life science graduate programs in Taiwan. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 47(1), 1-5. 

Ynalvez, M. A., Shrum, W. M. (2009). International graduate science training and scientific collaboration. International Sociology, 24(6), 870-901.

Duque, R. B., Ynalvez, M. A. (2009). Internet practice and sociability in South Louisiana. New Media & Society, 11(4), 487-507.

Ynalvez, M. A., Shrum, W. (2008). International graduate training, digital inequality and professional network structure: An ego-centric social network analysis of knowledge producers at the “Global South”. Scientometrics, 76(2), 343-368.

Sooryamoorthy, R., Duque, R. B., Ynalvez, M. A., Shrum, W. (2007). Scientific collaboration and the Kerala model: Does the internet make a difference? Journal of International Development, 19(7), 982-996. doi: 10.1002/jid.1376

Shrum, W., Duque, R., Ynalvez, M. A. (2007). Lessons of the lower ninth: Methodology and epistemology of video ethnography. Technology in Society, 29(2), 215-225.

Ynalvez, M. A., Shrum, W. (2006). International training and the digital divide: Computer and email use in the Philippines. Perspectives on Global Development & Technology, 5(4), 277-302. doi: 10.1163/156915006779206051

Duque, R. B., Ynalvez, M. A., Sooryamoorthy, R., Mbatia, P., Dzorgbo, D. B. S., Shrum, W. M. (2005). Collaboration paradox: Scientific productivity, the internet, and problems of research in developing areas. Social Studies of Science (Sage), 35(5), 755-785. doi: 10.1177/0306312705053048

Ynalvez, M. A., Duque, R. B., Mbatia, P., Sooryamoorthy, R., Palackal, A., Shrum, W. (2005). When do scientists “adopt” the internet? Dimensions of connectivity in developing areas. Scientometrics, 63(1), 39-67.

 



 

 

 

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