Ph.D., University of Akron 1984
Office: Brewster A-409
Areas of Interest: Criminology, Sociology of Law, Deviance
Selected Publications and Papers
Understanding Social Problems, 8th edition, Wadsworth. (2009) (with David Knox and Caroline Schacht).
"Who is being served? The impact of student volunteering on local community organizations." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. 30(3):444-461. 2003. (with Bob Edwards and Chip Heald)
“Experiential Learning in Sociology: Service Learning and other Community-Based Learning Initiatives.” Teaching Sociology 29: 1-14. 2001 (with Bob Edwards)
"The Social Construction of a Family Life: Race as a Consideration," Journal of Comparative Family Studies, vol. 30, no. 1, 1999 (with S.C. Brabant).
"Pitching the Profession: Using Chapter Facilitators in the Classroom," Teaching Sociology, vol. 26, no. 3, 1998, pp. 157-65.
"Sex Role Stereotyping in the Sunday Comics: A Twenty-Year Update." Sex Roles, vol. 37, no. 3/4, 1997, pp. 269-81.
"The Differential Effects of the Minimum Drinking Age Law," Sociological Inquiry, vol. 63, no. 3, 1993.