Emeritus Faculty

Name Contact Information Special Interests
Bob Blauner
Professor Emeritus
Race relations, gender and men's experience, interviewing and oral history, age phenomena
Victoria Bonnell
Professor Emeritus
By appointment.
Historical Sociology, Soviet/Russian and East European Society and Culture Sociology of Everyday Life, Comparative and Historical Methods, Social Change
Manuel Castells
Professor Emeritus
(213) 821-2079
Sociology of information technology, urban sociology, sociology of social movements, comparative sociology (current emphases: Latin America, Europe)
Nancy J. Chodorow
Professor Emerita
Psychoanalytic theory and clinical methods, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality, psychoanalytic sociology and anthropology, feminist theory and methods
Troy Duster
Chancellor's Professor
troy_duster@berkeley.edu Deviance, law, science, ethnicity
Harry Edwards
Professor Emeritus
drharryedwards@gmail.com Sociology of sport, family, race and ethnic relations
Peter Evans
Professor Emeritus
510 708-8655
By appointment
Globalization, Labor Movements, States, Development
Leo Goodman
Class of 1938 Professor
510-642-5988, 510-843-6013
By appointment.
Statistical methods of research, mathematical demography, mathematical sociology, social mobility
Arlie R. Hochschild
Professor Emerita
ahochsch@berkeley.edu Family, market culture, global patterns of care work, social psychology with a recent focus on the relationship between culture, politics and emotion.
Michael Hout
Natalie Cohen Professor of Sociology & Demography
mikehout@berkeley.edu Demography, Inequality, Religion, Social Change, & Statistics
Jerome B. Karabel
Professor Emeritus
karabel@socrates.berkeley.edu Sociology of education, politics, intellectuals
Kristin Luker
Professor Emeritus
(510) 642-4038
Wed 11-1 & by appointment.
Gender, sexuality, women and welfare
David Matza
Professor Emeritus
dmatza@pacbell.net Deviant behavior, social change, poverty and working class life
Richard J. Ofshe
Professor Emeritus
notgiven@given.not Coercive social control, social psychology, influence in police interrogation, influence leading to pseudo-memory in psychotherapy
Neil J Smelser
University Professor Emeritus
nsmelser@berkeley.edu Sociological theory, economic sociology, collective behavior, sociology of education, social change, comparative methods
Barrie Thorne
Professor Emerita
bthorne@berkeley.edu Gender, feminist theory, childhood, families, qualitative methods
Margaret M Weir
mweir@berkeley.edu Political sociology, welfare state, and urban politics