John Mihelich, Ph.D.
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Associate Professor and Department Chair, Director of the Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology
With UI Since 1997
Ph.D. Washington State University, Anthropology
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.
- 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.
Teaching Excellence Award, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, University of Idaho, 2007