- Sociology of Aging
- Sociology of Health
- Ways of Seeing I: The Sociological Imagination
- Ways of Thinking: Social Theory
Dr. Dorney specializes in the sociology of aging and health. He has presented his research at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association. Dr. Dorney served as president of the Faculty Senate during 2009-10. He was president of the Merrimack College AAUP chapter in 1995-96 and in 2011-12, and was the recipient of the chapter’s Hogan Award for Excellence in Collegial Governance in 2014.