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Contact & Location

Moscow

The Department of
Sociology & Anthropology

Physical Address:
Phinney Hall 101
PHONE: (208) 885-6751
FAX: (208) 885-2034
E-MAIL: socanth@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Department of
Sociology & Anthropology
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, ID 83844-1110

John Mehelich

John Mihelich, Ph.D.


Office: Phinney Hall 401
Phone: (208) 885-5046
Email: jmihelic@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Sociology & Anthropology c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1110

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Associate Professor and Dean of the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 1997


  • Biography

    John Mihelich is an associate professor and chair in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology.  His research and teaching focus on social class, religion, diversity & equity, gender, culture and community.  He has also written on pedagogy. He is currently continuing his research on Butte, Montana and researching young adults and religion. In addition, he is part of a research team focusing on STEM education in Idaho.

  • Selected Publications

    • Mihelich, John. 2009. “Baseball Was Our Life: Amateur Baseball in Butte, Montana, 1920-1960.” Montana the Magazine of Western History, 59(2): 62-73.
    • Mihelich, John. 2009. What’s Your Heritage Worth? Gallus Frames, Community and Experience in Butte, Montana. Drumlummon Views, 3(1): 73-96.
    • Mihelich, John. 2008. “John’s Big Moka: Student Resistance and Democratic Citizenship.” Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 19(1): 37-61.
    • Sered, Susan, and John Mihelich. 2005. “From Working Class to Working Poor: The Death of Industry in America’s Heartland,” pp. 21-39, in Susan Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle, Uninsured in America: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity. Berkeley: University of California Press.
    • Mihelich, John, and Debbie Storrs. 2003. “Higher Education and the Negotiated Process of Hegemony: Embedded Resistance Among Mormon Women.” Gender and Society, 17 (3): 404-422.
  • Awards and Honors

     Teaching Excellence Award, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, University of Idaho, 2007