Peter Bearman

Peter Bearman

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Peter Bearman is Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theories and Empirics (INCITE) and Cole Professor of Social Science in the department of sociology. He co-designed the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health and is a specialist in network analysis and historical sociology. He is author of Doormen (University of Chicago Press, 2005) and, with Adam Reich, of Working for Respect: Community and Conflict at Walmart (Columbia University Press, 2018). He is currently co-editor, with Shamus Khan,  of the Middle Range Series at Columbia University Press. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Science and the National Academy of Science. He teaches introductory sociology, qualitative research design, research designs, social networks, and classical social theory.

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