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Medical sociology; community health; nonprofit organizations; organization of communities; sociology of education; writing sociologically.

Carl Milofsky
Professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-3468
Email: milofsky@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Author of: Smallville: The Institutionalization of Community in Small Town America (2008); Pragmatic Liberalism: Constructing Civil Society (with Albert Hunter) (2007); Handbook of Community Movements and Local Organizations (with Ram Cnaan) (2006); Values, Passion, and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector (with Joyce Rothschild; special issue of NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP) (2006).

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Last updated 12/29/2009

Animal intelligence; animal rights and welfare; ethics in animal research; endangered species; feral children; sociology of primates (especially monkeys and baboons).

Douglas Candland
Professor emeritus of psychology and former director of animal behavior program
Phone: 570-577-1431 (o), 570-524-2355 (h)
Email: dcandlan@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Created Bucknell's animal behavior program in the 1960s; author of Feral Children and Clever Animals (Oxford University Press, 1993); editor of the Review of General Psychology, the journal of the American Psychological Association; and recipient of the Annual Award for Distinguished Teaching by the American Psychological Association and the annual award for contribution to education by the Animal behavior Society of America.

Multicultural education; moral education; educational sociology and philosophy.

Sue Ellen Henry
Associate professor of education and director of the writing program
Phone: 570-577-3463
Email: sehenry@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 7/17/2013

Law and society; social control; social deviance; sociology of crime and violence; prison over-crowding and violence; therapy in prison; alternatives to incarceration; women, sexual assault and violent crime; women in prison

Matthew Silberman
Professor emeritus of sociology
Phone: n/a
Email: silbermn@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Has researched women in maximum-security prisons and found a strong link between being a victim of violent sexual abuse and adult criminality; author of many articles, reviews and papers on violence in prison, therapy in prison, and alternatives to incarceration; author of A World of Violence: Corrections in America (Wadsworth, 1995); editor of Violence and Society (Prentice-Hall, 2003).

Last updated 1/6/2012

Courtship, marriage and family in America; social class and inequality in America; values and attitudes of Gen Y/Millennials; history and sociology of genocide and the Holocaust.

Deborah Abowitz
Professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-3471
Email: dabowitz@bucknell.edu

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Last updated 12/16/2010

Sociology; globalization; sociology of development; race, class and gender; the Caribbean; Barbados

Linden Lewis
Professor of sociology
Phone: 570-577-1775
Email: llewis@bucknell.edu
Accomplishments/areas of interest/selected publications: Has done research on Caribbean labor movement; former research officer for Ministry of Health and National Insurance in Barbados; author of a chapter in Caribbean Masculinities: Working Papers (The University of Puerto Rico, 2002).

Last updated 7/23/2013

 

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