Lecturer of Social Sciences
BA Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
MA Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
PhD Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Teaching interests: Historical sociology, social theory, racism and genocide, social stratification, social movements, complex organizations, Romani studies, contemporary China.
Research interests: Structural inequality and institutional legacies in communist and post-communist societies; social forms of Romani persecution in early 20th Century Germany.
“Transition to Electronic Resources in Undergraduate Social Science Research,” College and Research Libraries, May 2008. http://crl.acrl.org/content/69/3/268.abstract.
“The New Business Chamber in Hungary: A Comparative Historical Study of a Compulsory Civic Organization.” Research conducted in Pecs, Hungary at Janus Pannonius University, Dept. of Social Policy. Doctoral thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1999). http://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations/AAI9950174/
“Socialist Urban Housing Policies and Distributive Relations in China and the Soviet Union.” Master’s Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1992). http://www.worldcat.org/title/socialist-urban-housing-policies-and-distributive-relations-in-china-and-the-soviet-union/oclc/26796520.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
American Sociological Association, Member.
Association for Asian Studies, Member.
International Sociological Association, Member.
Gypsy Lore Society, Member.