Faculty



Abbott Andrew Abbott, Professor
Interests: professions and work, urban sociology, historical sociology, methodology, and general social theory.





 

Cagney Kathleen Cagney, Associate Professor (Jointly Appointed in Health Studies)
Interests: health and medicine, population, urban sociology, aging and the life course






 

Clark Terry N. Clark, Professor
Interests: using decision-making theory to approach urban politics and other social phenomena.







 

Clemens Elisabeth S. ClemensWilliam Rainey Harper Professor of Sociology and the College and Chair of the Department
Interests: organizational theory, political sociology, the role of social movements and voluntary organizations in processes of institutional change.





 

Davis James A. Davis, Visiting Professor
Interests: change with the NORC General Social Survey, national differences with the ISSP, simple methods of survey analysis and fomenting quantitative thinking in the undergraduate sociology curriculum.





 

Evans James Evans, Associate Professor
Interests: knowledge and science, social networks and organizations, content analysis, economic sociology and the sociology of work.






 

Garrido Marco Garrido, Assistant Professor
Interests: urban sociology, political sociology, social theory, transnational processes, and inequality.






 

Glaeser Andreas Glaeser, Professor
Interests: cultural change, ways of knowing and understanding, identity, emotions, social ontology and historical and ethnographic methods.





 

Joas Hans Joas, Visiting Professor (Jointly Appointed in Social Thought)








 

Knorr Cetina Karin Knorr Cetina, George Wells Beadle Chair Distinguished Service Professor  (Jointly Appointed in Anthropology)
Interests: economic sociology, sociology of science, consumption, globalization, sociology of culture, qualitative methods, contemporary theory.




 

Laumann Edward O. LaumannGeorge H. Mead Distinguished Service Professor
Interests: organizational and economic sociology, human sexuality, political sociology and social stratification.






 

Lee Cheol-Sung Lee, Associate Professor
Interests: political sociology, comparative/historical sociology, social movements





 

martin John Levi Martin, Professor
Interests: social structures, political fields and the quantitative study of qualities.






 

McRoberts Omar McRoberts, Associate Professor
Interests: the sociology of religion, urban sociology, urban poverty, race, and collective action.





 

Raudenbush Stephen Raudenbush, Professor
Interests: sociology of education and quantitative methods.






 

Schilt Kristen Schilt, Assistant Professor
Interests: Gender, sexualities, culture, workplace studies.







 

Stolzenberg Ross M. Stolzenberg, Professor
Interests: employment and its connections to other social institutions and structures, including formal organizations, the family, schools, and ethnic, race and gender stratification patterns.




 

Stuart Forrest Stuart, Assistant Professor
Interests: Urban Sociology, Methods and Models, Crime and Deviance, Social Control, Homelessness, Ethnography.





 

Taub Richard Taub, Professor (Jointly Appointed in Comparative Human Development)
Interests: urban, rural and community economic development, the nature of entrepreneurship, public policy with particular concern about implementation and organization of policy



 

Waite Linda Waite, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Interests: the family, especially working families, cohabitation, marriage and divorce, aging, and the labor force.





 

Yamaguchi Kazuo YamaguchiRalph Lewis Professor
Interests: models (statistical models for social data and mathematical models for social phenomena), life course, rational choice, exchange networks, stratification and mobility, demography of family and employment, process of drug use progression, and Japanese society.



 

Zhao Dingxin Zhao, Professor
Interests: political sociology broadly defined. His research covers the areas of social movements, nationalism, comparative historical sociology, social change and economic development.



 

Emeriti (in residence)

Bidwell Charles E. Bidwell, Professor Emeritus
Interests: the structural analysis of change in formal organizations and in the social organization of education.






 

Levine Donald N. Levine, Professor Emeritus
Interests: classical social theory, Ethiopian studies, conflict theory and aikido, and philosophies of liberal education.





 

Emeriti (out of residence)

Goodman Leo A. Goodman - Berkeley, CA, Professor Emeritus
E-mail: lgoodman@socrates.berkeley.edu



 





Parish William L. Parish - Berkeley, CA, Professor Emeritus
E-mail: pari@uchicago.edu



 





Riesebrodt Martin Riesebrodt, Professor Emeritus
E-mail: mriesebr@midway.uchicago.edu



 



Suttles Gerald D. Suttles - Bloomington, IN, Professor Emeritus
E-mail: gsuttles@indiana.edu
 



Associated Faculty

Burt Ronald S. Burt, Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy, Graduate School of Business



 




Mayer Susan E. Mayer, Professor, Harris Graduate School of Public Policy




 




Padgett John F. Padgett, Professor, Political Science




 





Slater Dan Slater, Associate Professor, Political Science