August 2006 Archives

DGS Welcome Event

All graduate students currently enrolled in the department are welcome to join the DGS, Penny Edgell, for a welcome event on September 21st at 5:15 - 7:00 p.m. in room 1114 of the Social Sciences Building. This will be an informal time to reconnect with one another after the summer break. Free food (pizza) and drink will be served.

Darren Wheelock Successfully Defends Dissertation

Darren Wheelock succesfully defended his disseration, "Jury of One's 'Peers:' Felon Jury Exclusion, Racial Threat, and Racial Inequality in United States Criminal Courts," on Friday, September 18. His advisors are Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen. Darren will begin his appointment as Assistant Professor at Marquette University this fall. Congratulations, Darren!

Incoming Students Successful in Fellowship Bids

Incoming first-year students, Jeremy Minyard, Ryan Alaniz, and Daniel Winchester recently competed successfully for three prestigious U. of M. fellowships. Minyard was awarded a Graduate School Fellowship, Alaniz was awarded a Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship, and Winchester was awarded the Edelstein Family Foundation AMP Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations to these promising scholars!

Archived Sponsored Research

Jeffrey Broadbent, P.I.: Social Science Research Council - Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, Abe Fellowship, "Reciprocity & Negotiation on Diffuse Risks - Climate Change Policy Networks in Japan, the United States, Germany and Austria", $90,375 12/31/2006-12/31/2007.

Penny Edgell (with Chris Ellison, University of Texas Austin, and Brad Wilcox, University of Virginia, co-principal investigators): Lilly Foundation, "National Survey of Religion and Family Life", $697,222 12/01/2003-06/30/2007.

Ann Hironaka, P.I.: United States Institute for Peace, "Long Term Outcomes of Great Power Civil War Interventions", $39,660 01/01/2006-06/30/2007.

Kathy Hull, P.I.: Law School Admission Council "Gender and the Legal Profession: The Michigan Alumni Data Set 1967-2000", $20,000 05/30/2005-12/31/2006.

David Knoke, P.I. (with Xinxiang Chen, Ph.D. candidate): NSF Dissertation Research Improvement Grant - "State Intervention, Interfirm Relations & Firm Performance", $7,500 06/01/2006-05/31/2007.

Ann Meier, P.I.: National Institute for Child Health and Human Development - Population Sciences Division, Mentored Research Development Award, "Social Development into Adulthood", $584,227 05/01/2005-04/30/2010.

Phyllis Moen, P.I.: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, "Research On Careers",$434,539 04/01/2003-12/31/2006.

Phyllis Moen, P.I.; Erin Kelly Co-Investigator: NSF "Flexible Work and Well-Being. $1,479,857 07/01/2005-06/30/2009.

Jeylan Mortimer, P.I.; Scott Eliason, Doug Hartmann, Erin Kelly, Ross Macmillan, Christopher Uggen, Co-Investigators: National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, "Work Experience and Mental Health: Panel Study of Youth," ongoing longitudinal study begun in 1988, now funded at $225,000 per year through 05/31/2007 (continuation pending through 2012).

Jeylan Mortimer, P.I. and Program Director; Scott Eliason, Candace Kruttschnitt, Ross Macmillan, Chris Uggen, Core Faculty in Sociology (with faculty affiliates from the Institute of Child Development and the School of Public Health): National Institute of Mental Health - Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Institutional Training Grant, "Mental Health and Adjustment in the Life Course." 07/01/1996-06/30/2007 (renewal pending through 2012).

Evan Schofer, P.I.: Spencer Foundation, "The Effects of Educational Expansion on Societal Inequality: Sociological Theories and Cross-National Evidence, 1970-2000", $39,700 01/01-12/31/2006.

Robin Stryker, P.I: National Science Foundation, "Social Science in Government Regulation of Equal Employment Opportunity", $169,745 08/21/2005-08/31/2007.

Robin Stryker, P.I. (with Pamela Wald, Ph.D. candidate) National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, "Bringing Welfare State Theory to the State: How Ideas, Actors and State Structures Affect Welfare Reform Trajectories in Minnesota and Wisconsin" $7,500 08/15/2005-07/31/2006.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: US Dept of Education, "High School Exit Examinations and NAEP", $80,264 09/15/2004-08/31/2006.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: National Science Foundation, "High School Exit Examinations & Labor Market Outcomes among Young Adults", $152,528 09/01/2005-08/31/2007.

John Robert Warren, P.I.: National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Aging, "Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: Work, Health and Well-Being", $284,164 2003-2006.

2005 - Present

Bian, Yanjie. “Lessons from the Practice of Household Surveys.� 2006. Management and Organization Review, 2(2): 1-12.

Bian, Yanjie. “Material Rewards to Multiple Capitals Under Market Socialism,� with Deborah Davis and Shaoguang Wang. 2005. Social Transformation in Chinese Societies, 1: 31-58.

Bian, Yanjie. “Occupation, Class, and Social Networks in Urban China,� with Ronald Breiger, Deborah Davis, and Joseph Galaskiewicz. 2005. Social Forces, 83(4): 1443-1468.

Bian, Yanjie. “Beyond Resources and Patriarchy: Family Decision-Making Power in a Chinese City,� with Jiping Zuo. 2005. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 36(4): 601-27.

Boyle, Elizabeth. "Institutional Vulnerability and Opportunity: Immigration and America's 'War on Terror,’" with Erika Busse. Forthcoming. Law & Social Inquiry.

Boyle, Elizabeth. “International Master Frames and African Women's Explanations for Opposing Female Genital Cutting," with Kristin Carbone-Lopez. Forthcoming. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Edgell, Penny; Gerteis, Joseph and Douglas Hartmann. “Atheists as ‘Other’: Moral Boundaries and Cultural Membership in American Society,� 2006. American Sociological Review, 72(2): 211-234.

Edgell, Penny. "Religious Influences on Understandings of Racial Inequality in the United States," with Eric Tranby. Forthcoming. Social Problems.

Edgell, Penny. "Religion and Work-Family Tradeoffs," with Samantha Ammons. Forthcoming. Journal of Family Issues.

Gerteis, Joseph and Douglas Hartmann. “Dealing with Diversity: Mapping Multiculturalism in Sociological Terms,� 2005. Sociological Theory, 23(2): 218-240.

Gerteis, Joseph. “Nationalism in America? The Case of the Populist Movement,� with Alyssa Goolsby. 2005. Theory & Society, 34(2): 197-225.

Goldman, Michael. “How ‘Water for All!’ Became Hegemonic: The Power of the World Bank and its Transnational Policy Networks.� In press. Geoforum special issue on global water policy.

Goldman, Michael. “Tracing the Routes/Roots of World Bank Power.� 2005. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, special issue on global water policy, 25(1/2): 10-29.

Hartmann, Douglas. “Re-Thinking Sports-Based Community Crime Prevention: A Preliminary Analysis of the Relationships between Midnight Basketball and Urban Crime Rates,� with Brooks Depro. 2006. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 30(2): 180-196.

Hartmann, Douglas. “One (Multicultural) Nation Under God? Changing Uses and Meanings of the Term ‘Judeo-Christian’ in the American Media,� with Xeufeng Zhang and William Wischstadt. 2005. Journal of Media and Religion, 4(4): 207-234.

Hironaka, Ann and Evan Schofer. “World Society and Environmental Protection Outcomes,� 2005. Social Forces. 84(1): 25-47.

Kelly, Erin. “How to Stop Harassment: Professional Construction of Legal Compliance in Organizations,� with Frank Dobbin. Forthcoming, 2007. American Journal of Sociology.

Kelly, Erin. “Best Practices or Best Guesses? Assessing the Efficacy of Corporate Affirmative Action and Diversity Policies,� with Alexandra Kalev and Frank Dobbin. 2006. American Sociological Review, 71:589-617.

Kelly, Erin. “Managing Flexible Work Arrangements in U.S. Organizations: Formalized Discretion or ‘A Right to Ask,’� with Alexandra Kalev. 2006. Socio-Economic Review.

Knoke, David. “Beyond Profit? Sectoral Differences in High-Performance Work Practices,� with Arne L. Kalleberg, Peter V. Marsden and Jeremy Reynolds. 2006. Work and Occupations, 33:1-32.

Knoke, David. “Strategic Alliances and Models of Collaboration,� with Emanuela Todeva. 2005. Management Decision, 43: 123-148.

Kruttschnitt. Candace and Ross Macmillan. “Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence and Their Association with Physical Health, Psychological Distress and Substance Use Over the Life Span,� with Kristin Carbone-Lopez. Forthcoming. Public Health Reports: Special Issue on Intimate Partner Violence, 121(4).

Kruttschnitt, Candace. “Revictimization of the Victims? Interviewing Women Victims of Interpersonal Violence,� with Heather Hlavka and Kristin Carbone-Lopez. Forthcoming. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(9).

Kruttschnitt, Candace. “A contextual Analysis of Women Prisoners’ Mental Health,� with Mike Vuolo. Forthcoming. Punishment and Society.

Kruttschnitt, Candace. “Moving Beyond the Stereotypes: Women’s Subjective Accounts of Their Violent Crime,� with Kristin Carbone-Lopez. 2006. Criminology, 44(2): 321-348.

Liebler, Carolyn. “Pondering Poi Dog: The Importance of Place to the Racial Identification of Mixed-Race Native Hawaiians,� with Shawn Malia Kana’iupuni. 2005. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 28(4): 687-721.

Macmillan, Ross. “Families in the life course: Interdependency of roles, role configurations, and pathways,� with Ronda Copher. 2005. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 67: 858-879.

Meier, Ann. “Family Resources, Social Capital and College Attendance,� with Gary Sandefur and Mary Campbell. 2006. Social Science Research, 35(2): 525-553.

Meier, Ann. “Obesity and Health Related Quality of Life among Adolescents: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health,� with K. Swallen, E. Reither, and S. Haas. 2005. Pediatrics, 115(2): 340-347.

Meier, Ann. “Adolescent Sexual Behavior in China: Evaluating the Impact of a Sex Education and Reproductive Health Service Program in Suburban Shanghai,� with Bo Wang, Sara Hertog, Chaohua Lou, and Ersheng Gao. 2005. International Family Planning Perspectives, 31(2): 63-72.

Moen, Phyllis. "When Workers Care: Dual-Earner Couples' Caregiving Strategies, Benefit Use, and Psychological Well-Being," with Noelle Chesley. 2006. American Behavioral Scientist, 49(9): 1248-1269.

Moen, Phyllis. "Deciding the Future: Do Dual-Earner Couples Plan Together for Retirement?" with Qinlei Huang, Vandana Plassmann, and Emma Dentinger. 2006. American Behavioral Scientist, 49 (10): 1422-1443.

Moen, Phyllis. “Gender Disparities in Health: Strategic Selection, Careers, and Cycles of Control,� with Kelly Chermack. 2005.Journal of Gerontology, Series B, Vol. 60B (Special Issue II): 99-108.

Moen, Phyllis. "Selecting and Assessing the Family-Friendly Community: Adaptive Strategies of Middle-Class, Dual-Earner Couples," with Stephen Sweet and Raymond Swisher. 2005. Family Relations, 54: 596-606.

Moen, Phyllis. "Alternative Employment Arrangements: A Gender Perspective, " with Janet Marler. 2005. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 52(5/6): 337-349.

Moen, Phyllis. “Beyond the Career Mystique: ‘Time In,’ ‘Time Out,’ and ‘Second Acts.’� 2005. Sociological Forum, 20(2):189-208.

Page, Joshua. “Mr. Blue and the Fatal Circle: A Tribute to Edward Bunker,� The Chronicle of Higher Education Review, September 2005, 52(3): B19.

Savelsberg, Joachim. “Law and Memory,� with Ryan D. King. Forthcoming, 2007. Annual Review of Law and Social Sciences, 3.

Savelsberg, Joachim. “Punitive Attitudes in Cross-National Perspective: Toward a Historically and Institutionally Grounded Multi-factorial Approach.� Forthcoming. International Journal of Comparative Criminology, 4.

Savelsberg, Joachim. “Global Processes, National Institutions, Local Bricolage: Shaping Law in an Era of Globalization,� with Marion Fourcade; introduction to symposium. 2006. Law and Social Inquiry, 31(3): 513-519.

Savelsberg, Joachim. "Institutionalizing Collective Memories of Hate: Law and Law Enforcement in Germany and the United States," with Ryan D. King. 2005. American Journal of Sociology, 111(2): 579-616.

Schofer, Evan. “Environmentalism and National Economies,� with Francisco Granados. Forthcoming, 2006. Social Forces.

Schofer, Evan. “The World-Wide Expansion of Higher Education in the Twentieth Century.� with J. Meyer. 2005. American Sociological Review, 70: 898-920.

Schurman, Rachel. “Ideas, Thinkers, and Social Networks: The Process of Grievance Construction in the Anti-Genetic Engineering Movement,� with William Munro. 2006. Theory and Society, 35(1): 1-38.

Robin Stryker. "Half Empty, Half Full or Neither? Law, Inequality and Social Change." Annual Review of Law & Social Science. Forthcoming.

Uggen, Christopher. “Citizenship, Democracy, and the Civic Reintegration of Criminal Offenders,� with Jeff Manza and Melissa Thompson. 2006. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 605: 281-310.

Uggen, Christopher. “Criminal Disenfranchisement,� with Angela Behrens and Jeff Manza. 2005. Annual Review of Law and Social Science, 1: 307-322.

Warren, John Robert. “High School Exit Examinations and State-Level Completion and GED Rates, 1975-2002,� with Krista N. Jenkins and Rachael Kulick. Forthcoming. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis.

Warren, John Robert. “Do Job Characteristics Mediate the Relationship between SES and Health?: Evidence from Sibling Models,� with Jennie Brand, Peter Hoonakker, and Pascale Carayon. Forthcoming. Social Science Research.

Warren, John Robert. “State-Level High School Completion Rates: Concepts, Measures, and Trends.� 2005. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 13(51): 1-38.

Departmental Workshop

Mark your calendars now for the departmental workshop, Tuesdays 4:00-5:15 p.m., SS 1114. Remember, attendance is required for 1st and 2nd year students, and strongly encouraged for all.

DGS Office Hours

Prof. Edgell’s Fall semester office hours are Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. Prof. Edgell will not be scheduling office hours on Thursdays or Fridays – plan ahead.

If you are in town, please help out with hosting and welcoming our incoming cohort. Let Robert know your availability and watch for announcements as the date draws near.


Kathleen E. Hull. 2006. Same-Sex Marriage: The Cultural Politics of Love and Law. Cambridge University Press.

Candace Kruttschnitt and Karen Heimer (eds.). 2006. Gender and Crime: Patterns in Victimization and Offending. New York University Press.

Carl Malmquist. 2006. Homicide: A Psychiatric Perspective, 2nd edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Christopher Uggen and Jeff Manza. 2006. Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.


Penny Edgell. 2005. Religion and Family in a Changing Society. Series in Cultural Sociology, eds. DiMaggio, Lamont, Wuthnow, Zelizer. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press.

Ann Hironaka. 2005. Neverending Wars: Weak States, the International Community, and the Perpetual Civil War. Harvard University Press.

Ross Macmillan (ed.). 2005. The Structure of the Life Course: Standardized? Individualized? Differentiated? Advances in Life Course Research Volume 9. Elsevier.

Phyllis Moen and Patricia Roehling. 2005. The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream. Rowman and Littlefield.

Teresa Swartz. 2005. Parenting for the State: An Ethnographic Analysis of Non-Profit Foster Care. New York: Routledge.


Michael Goldman. 2004. Imperial Nature: The World Bank and the Making of Green Neoliberalism. Yale University Press.

Candace Kruttschnitt and Rosemary Gartner. 2004. Marking Time in the Golden State: Women’s Imprisonment in California. Cambridge University Press.


Plomp, Tjeerd, Ronald E. Anderson, Law, Nancy, and Quale, Andreas (eds.). 2003. Cross National Policies and Practices on Information and Communication Technology in Education. Greenwich, CT, USA: Information Age Publishing.

Douglas Hartmann. 2003. Race, Culture, and the Revolt of the Black Athlete:the 1968 Olympic Protest and its Aftermath. University of Chicago Press.

Phyllis Moen (ed.). 2003. It’s About Time: Couples and Careers. Cornell University Press.

Jeylan T. Mortimer. 2003. Working and Growing Up in America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Jeylan T. Mortimer and Michael Shanahan (eds.). 2003. Handbook of the Life Course. New York: Kluwer/Plenum Publishing Company.

Gili Drori, John Meyer, Francisco Ramirez, and Evan Schofer. 2003. Science in the Modern World Polity: Institutionalization and Globalization. Stanford University Press.

Rachel Schurman and Dennis D.T. Kelso (eds.). 2003 Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents. University of California Press.


Powered by Movable Type 4.31-en

About this Archive

This page is an archive of entries from August 2006 listed from newest to oldest.

July 2006 is the previous archive.

September 2006 is the next archive.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.