Gary L. Grizzle

Gary L. Grizzle

Department Chair and Professor of Sociology

Office: 333 Lehman Hall
Phone: 305-899-3476
E-mail: ggrizzle@barry.edu

Gary L. Grizzle, Professor of Sociology, earned a BS from Florida International University, an MS from Florida State University, and a PhD from Northwestern University. He has presented conference papers on remarriage, the sociology of film, and urban legends; published articles on remarriage in Journal of Divorce and Remarriage; published his formulation of an anarchist sociological perspective in Theory in Action; published multiple book reviews in both The Western Journal of Black Studies and Theory in Action; and served as a manuscript reviewer for Journal of Marriage and Family, Sociological Quarterly, Sociological Spectrum, and Sociology of Religion. He has also given invited lectures on the sociology of film and urban legends; been interviewed about urban legends in the press and on public radio; and had his research cited in several reference works on the family including Handbook of Marriage and the Family; The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments; and Stepfamily Relationships: Development, Dynamics, and Interventions. Dr. Grizzle teaches courses on the family, social psychology, art, and religion.