Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1985
Law and Society, Work and Labor Markets, Qualitative Methods
My interests include examining the relationship between law and society and developing new qualitative research techniques. I am currently working on updating my popular introductory text, The Practical Skeptic, and writing a research methods text for undergraduates.
“Family Law” In Edgar F. Borgatta and Marie L. Borgatta, Encyclopedia of Sociology. New York: Macmillan, 1992.
“Law in the Sociological Enterprise“. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994
“The Practical Skeptic, Core Concepts in Sociology“. Mt. View, CA: Mayfield Press, 1999.