Jake Armstrong

Assistant Professor

Jacob Armstrong is a full-time Sociology faculty member in the Department of Social and Human Relations at the College of Western Idaho, and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University.

His concentrations include the sociology of religion, research methods, and applied sociology. Courses taught include Principles of Sociology, Introduction to Sociology, Race and Ethnic Relations, Social Problems, and the Non-Western World. Over the past several years his research and writing have resulted in formal presentations at regional and national sociological conferences, as well as several scholarly publications, including:

Armstrong, Jacob, and V. Karpov (2010). Religion, Politics, Terror, and Civil Liberties: Determinants of Tolerance for Radical Islamist Ideology in America. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Tridico, Frank, Pellerito, J.M, & Jacob Armstrong (Eds.). (2009). Issues in Social Justice. Sault Ste. Marie, ON: Landon Elsemere Press.

Tridico, Frank, Armstrong, Jacob, & David Barry. (2009). “Religion and Homosexuality”. In Issues in Social Justice. Tridico, Frank, Pellerito, Jr., Joseph M., and Armstrong, Jacob (Eds.). Sault Ste. Marie, ON: Landon Elsemere Press.

Ford, T.E., Fitzgerald, C.M., Armstrong, J.A., & Edel, J.R. (2008). “More than ‘Just a Joke’: The Prejudice‐ Releasing Function of Sexist Humor.” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(2):159‐70.