Director, Center for Applied Research and Rural Studies (CARRS)
Anspach Hall 312B
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1982
- M.A., University of Michigan, 1973
- B.A., Smith College, 1971
Areas of Teaching expertise
- Introduction to Research Methods
- Social Inequality
- Sociology of Sex and Gender
- Applied Sociology
- Public Opinion
“Gender and White Students’ Racial Attitudes” (with Justin M. Smith and J. Cherie Strachan). Sociological Inquiry. 83 (4), pp. 570-90. 2013.
“Student Organizations and Civic Education on Campus: The Greek System” (with J. Cherie Strachan). Pp. 385-402 in Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen edited by Alison Rios Millett McCartney, Elizabeth A. Bennion, and Dick Simpson. Washington, D.C.: American Political Science Association. 2013.
Applying for a Faculty Position in a Teaching-Oriented Institution (with Edward L. Kain, Kathleen Piker-King, Keith A. Roberts, Katherine Rowell, and Gregory L. Weiss). Third Edition. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association. 2013.
“Love to Teach, but Hate Assessment?” (with Jeffrey Chin and Roberta Spalter-Roth). Teaching Sociology, 39 (2), pp. 120-26. 2011.
“ASA’s Bachelor’s and Beyond Survey: Findings and Their Implications for Students and Departments,” (with Roberta Spalter-Roth, Pamela Stone, and Michael Wood). Teaching Sociology, 38 (4), pp. 314-329. 2010.
Launching Majors into Satisfying Careers: A Faculty Manual with a Student Data Set. (with Roberta Spalter-Roth and Nicole Van Vooren.) Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association. 2010.