Department of Sociology
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3807
| Phone: (617)
Fax: (617) 552-4283
| B.S., Loyola University, Chicago;
M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University
Fall 2009 Office Hours: Mon & Wed, 2:30-4:00, Fri, 10:00-11:30,
and by appointment
Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis (SC702)
NOTE: Syllabi for the above courses, and for most Sociology Department courses, can be found here.
Spring 2010 Courses:
None -- I am on sabbatical leave.
Courses Offered in Other Semesters:
Caribbean Cultures (SC141)
Cornerstone Advisement Seminar (UN145)
Social Justice in MesoAmerica (SC323)
Sport in Society (SC359)
Seminar in Teaching Sociology (SC902)
The Social Roles of Sport in Caribbean Societies
(Gordon & Breach, 1995)
Essential Statistics for Social Research (2nd ed.) (Westview Press, 1993)
Attitude Change (Markham Pub. Co., 1971)
2007 College Sports. In Higher Education: Open for Business (ed. Christian Gilde). Landham, MD: Lexington Books.
2000 Baseball, Cricket, Cricket, and Social Change
(with H. Beckles).
Pp. 177-186 in Peter Rutkoff (ed.),The Cooperstown Symposium on
Baseball and American Culture. (Jefferson, NC: McFarland &
Co.). [This chapter and the one below are slight revisions of the 1997
JSSI article listed below.]
1999 Baseball, Cricket and Social Change (with H.
Beckles). Pp. 137-144 in Robert R. Sands (ed.), Anthropology,
Sport, and Culture (Westport: Greenwood).
1997 Robinson and Worrell: Athletes As Agents of Social Change (with H. Beckles). Pp. 420-426 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 21(4).
1997 Gender Equity in Athletics. Pp. 209-218 in
Gregg Lee Carter (ed.),Perspectives on Current Social Problems.(Boston:
Allyn & Bacon)
1996 UseNet News Groups: Another Internet Resource.
Pp. 106-109 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 20(1).
1995 The Wonderful "World Wide Web" of Sports: An Internet Resource. Pp. 322-325 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 19(3).
1995 Hoop Shots and Last Dreams. Pp. 306-311 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 19(3).
1995 Learning Students' Names in Sociology Classes: Interactive Tactics, Who Uses Them, and When (with D. H. Smith). Pp. 280-286 in Teaching Sociology 23(3).
1995 Sports Discussion Groups on the Internet. Pp.
108-114 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 19:(1).
1995 Caribbean Studies on the Internet. Pp. 6-7 in Caribbean Studies Newsletter 23(1).
1994 Gender (In)equity in the NCAA News? Pp.
376-379 in Journal of Sport and Social Issues 18(4).
1993 Patriotic Symbols in Intercollegiate Sports
During the Gulf War. Pp. 98-106 in Sociology of Sport Journal