Office Hours

  • Dr. Derne is on sabbatical.


  • Well Being
  • Mystic Experiences, Peak Experiences & Supernatural Encounters
  • Religion
  • Emotion
  • India
  • Himalayan Cultures
  • Burma
  • Pacific Islands
  • Globalization
  • Sociology of Culture
  • Gender

Steve Derne

Professor of


Bailey Hall 243
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Steve Derne has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1993.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Derne, Steve. 2008. "Globalization on the Ground. New Media and the Transformation of Culture, Class, and Gender in India." Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd
  • Derne, Steve. 2000. "Movies, Masculinity, and Modernity: An Ethnography of Men's Filmgoing in India." Greenwood Press
  • Derne, Steve. 1995. "Culture in Action:Family Life, Emotion, and Male Dominance in Banaras, India." SUNY Press