Associate Professor of Sociology
J.R. Howard Hall
Social Change in Latin America
Quantitative Research Methods
Introduction to Sociology
The Pursuit of Happiness
Myth Ritual and Symbol
Power and Resistance
- 2005-Present Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, Lewis & Clark College.
- 1999-2005 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, Lewis & Clark College.
- 1994-1999 Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University.
- 2011 “Assessing the Social and Environmental Achievements of New Urbanism: Evidence from Portland, Oregon,” Journal of Urbanism, vol. 4(2), pp. 105-126.
- 2010 “Building the Clean Energy Movement: Future Possibilities in Historical Perspective,”pp. 72-80 in Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution, edited by Kolya Abramsky, AK Press: Oakland, CA.
- 2009 Transforming Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post 9/11 Era. Co-edited by Bruce Podobnik & Thomas Reifer. First edition published by Brill Academic Press; second edition published by Haymarket Books: Chicago, IL.
- 2006 “Global Energy Inequalities: Exploring the Long-Term Implications,” pp. 135-158 in: Christopher Chase-Dunn and Salvatore Babones (eds.). Global Social Change. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, MD.
- 2006 Global Energy Shifts: Fostering Sustainability in a Turbulent World. Published by Temple University Press. (Revised edition published by TERI Press in New Delhi, India)
- 2005 “Resistance to Globalization: Cycles and Trends in the Globalization Protest Movement,”pp. 51-68 in: Bruce Podobnik and Thomas Reifer (eds.). Transforming Globalization. Brill Academic Press: Boston, MA.
- 2005 “Pollution in Portland: Toxic Emissions in the Metropolitan Area,” summarized in the July/August issue of Portland Monthly, online.
- 2004 with Thomas Reifer. “The Globalization Protest Movement in Comparative Perspective,” (Introduction to a special issue on globalization protests co-edited by Bruce Podobnik and Thomas Reifer), Journal of World-Systems Research, vol. 10(1), pp. 3-9.2003 Book Review: The Environmental State Under Pressure, by Arthur Mol and Frederick Buttel (eds.), for: The Journal of World-Systems Research, vol. 9(2), pp. 408-10.
- 2002 “New Urbanism and the Generation of Social Capital: Evidence from Orenco Station,” National Civic Review, vol 91(3), pp. 245-255.
- 2002 with Kohn, Zaborowski, Janicka, Khmelko, Mach, Paniotto, Slomczynski, and Heyman. “Structural Location and Personality During the Transformation of Poland and Ukraine,” Social Psychology Quarterly, vol 65(4), pp. 364-385.
- 2001 “Energy Demands and Consumption,” pp. 134-145 in: United Nations. Cities in a Globalizing World: Global Report on Human Settlements 2001. Earthscan: Sterling, VA.
- 2001 Book Review: The Asian Energy Factor, by Robert Manning, for: Society and Natural Resources, vol. 14(9), pp. 827-828.
- 2000 with Kohn, Zaborowski, Janicka, Mach, Slomczynski, Khmelko, and Heyman. “Complexity of Activities and Personality Under Conditions of Radical Social Change: A Comparative Analysis of Poland and Ukraine,” Social Psychology Quarterly, vol. 63(3), pp. 187-208.
- 1999 “Toward a Sustainable Energy Regime: A Long-Wave Interpretation of Global Energy Shifts,” Technological Forecasting & Social Change, vol. 62, pp. 155-172.
- 1999 with Christopher Chase-Dunn. “The Next War: World-System Cycles and Trends,” in: Volker Bornschier and Christopher Chase-Dunn (eds.). The Future of Global Conflict. Sage: London.
- 1996 “Revolutionary Terrorism in the Periphery: A Comparative Analysis of the Shining Path and the Khmer Rouge,” in: William Smith and Patricio Korzeniewicz (eds.). Latin America in the World-Economy. Greenwood Press: Westport, CN.
Ph.D. 2000, Johns Hopkins University, M.A. 1994, Johns Hopkins University, B.A. 1991, University of California at Santa Cruz