Associate Professor & Department Chair
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.