Social Science Vita Sample ANTHONY (TONY) RUNNING ELK 456 Sector Circle Arrow, South Dakota  xxxxx (555) xxx-xxxx elk@email.com EDUCATION Ph.D Candidate, Department of Sociology University of Nebraska-Lincoln Anticipated Graduation Date: May, 20xx Dissertation: “Broken Vows: Native American Divorce Rates among Reservation  Residents” Director:  Charles E. Smith Master of Arts in Sociology, University of Cincinnati 19xx Thesis:   “Outside of Our Culture: Marriage Patterns among Native Americans in the 1980s” Bachelor of Arts, South Dakota State University 19xx Majors:  Sociology and History Minors: Anthropology and English PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE University Teaching University of Nebraska-Lincoln 19xx-present Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociology Instructor, Social Problems Instructor, Nationality and Race Relations University of Cincinnati 19xx Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociology PUBLICATIONS “One Husband among Many: Serial Marriages on the Reservation.”   The Sociological Journal of American Marriage, (forthcoming, January, 20xx). “Outside of Our Culture: Marriage Patterns among Native Americans in the 1980s.”    Journal of Native American Sociology, (June, 19xx): 17-28. PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS “Who Are My Parents?: The Effect of Re-marriage on Pre-Adolescent Children.”  Presented at the Midwest Association of American Families, Detroit, April, 20xx. “Indicators of Success in Cross-Cultural Mariages.”  Presented t the American Sociological Society Conference, Estes Park, November, 19xx. TEACHING COMPETENCIES Introductory Sociology, Sociology of Ethnicity, Native American Sociology, Sociology of Poverty, Social Theory, Social Stratification, Sociology of Marriage COMMITTEE SERVICE President, Sociology Graduate Student Association, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, present Member, Sociology Graduate Student Association, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 19xx-present Graduate Student Representative, Sociology Department Curriculum Committee, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 19xx-20xx MEMBERSHIPS American Sociological Society Midwest Association of Sociologists FOREIGN LANGUAGES Native fluency in Lakota Sioux Competency in Spanish Basic reading skills in French