The 2017 Honors Convocation ceremony on April 1 recognized hundreds of students for Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors lists for the spring and fall 2016 semesters. Additionally, 70 students received university and departmental academic awards.
Dr. Janet Readinger, assistant professor of...
Helen Marie Miamidian has taught at Arcadia since 2011. Professor Miamidian graduated from Villanova University in 2002 with a BA in Sociology. After Villanova, she moved to Temple University where she completed both her MA and PhD in Sociology. Her research interest focuses upon the sociology of education, urban life, and race and ethnic relations. At Arcadia, she has taught courses on Writing for the Social Sciences, Contemporary Social Problems, and Introductory Sociology, among others.
Areas Of Focus
Sociology of Education, Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnic Relations
Temple University Graduate School Fellowship, Spring 2002
Excellence in Teaching Award, Temple University, Fall 2003
Samuel S. Fels Fund Internship in Community Service, Summer 2011
Conference Paper Presentations
Van Horne, Sheryl and Miamidian, Helen Marie. 2014. “Do Students Prefer Authoritarian or Empathetic Teachers?” Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu, Hawaii. (January)
Miamidian, Helen Marie. 2011. “Families’ Search Behavior during School Choice Decision-Making.”, Roundtable presentation at the Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA. (February)
Miamidian, Helen Marie. 2010. “Families’ Perceptions of School Quality.” Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting in Boston, MA. (March)
Rosenbaum, Helen Marie. 2005. “Understanding Homelessness: Participant Observation at an All-Male Homeless Shelter.” Paper presented at the Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting in Washington, DC. (March)
Rosenbaum, Helen Marie. 2004. “Sibling Difference.” Paper presented at the Temple University’s Sociology Department Undergraduate and Graduate Student Conference in Philadelphia, PA. (March)
Rosenbaum, Helen Marie. 2004. “Educational Expectations and Their Effect on College Completion.” Paper presented at the American Sociological Association annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. (August)