Ph. D., Sociology,
1991. The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio.
Area of Specialization:
Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, Program Evaluation Research, Applied
Sociology, Research Methods, and Quantitative Methodology.
“Unemployment and Political Attitudes: A Multivariate Analysis.”
The University of Akron,
Akron, Ohio – Department of Geography.
M.A. – June 1980. The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Geography. Minor: Urban Planning.
Thesis: The Residential
Patterns of the Elderly Population in the City of Cleveland 1940 To 1970:
Characteristics and Change.
Milton College, Milton,
B.A. – December 1976.
Political Science and History
Awards & Honors: 1975—Dean’s
List, Cum Laude.
Teaching Interests: Urban Sociology, Program
Evaluation Research, Applied Sociology, Research Methods, Political
Sociology, Sociological Theories, Quantitative Methodology, Sociology of
the Family, American Race and Ethnic Relations.
Employment: Teaching and Research
September 1991/1992 to 1997/1998. Department of Sociology, the Ohio State
University, Columbus, Ohio. 1999/2000 to present. Department of Sociology,
the Ohio State University at Lima, Lima, Ohio.
Taught: Introductory Sociology, Sociology
of the Family, Social Problems, Deviance, Introduction to
Sociological Theory, Sociology of Poverty, Contemporary World Societies:
Social Institutions and Social Change, Research Methods: Qualitative and
Quantitative Techniques, Social and Behavioral Statistics, American Race
and Ethnic Relations.