Jerry Jacobs, Ph.D.

Education: 

News:

  • April 5, 2014
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  • A presentation on "STEM Fields, the Liberal Arts and the Great Recession" at the American Educational Research Association on Apriil 5 by Jerry A. Jacobs and Linda Sax was reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, and National Public Radio. This coverage was picked up by a variety of outlets, including The (London) Times Higher Education Reports.
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  • Febuary 26, 2014

Jerry A. Jacobs’ new book, In Defense of Disciplines, was the featured topic in a news article in Inside Higher Education in its February 26 edition. The book was also the subject of an “author-meets-critics” session on February 22 at the Eastern Sociological Society meetings in Baltimore.

Education:

  • 1977 A.B., Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • 1983 Ph.D., Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Courses: 
  • Sociology 2: Social Problems
  • Sociology 130: Work and Careers in the 21st Century
  • Sociology 555/556: Proseminar for First Year Graduate Students in Sociology
  • Management 104: Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
Research Projects: 
  • The Impact of Technology on the Future of Work
  • Experimental Survey Study of Attitudes toward the Employment of Parents of Young Children Uisng TESS Data (Time Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences)
  • Study of Women's Interest in STEM Fields
  • Study of the Development of Career Plans by Undergraduates
Publications: 
  • BOOKS
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JOURNALS, SPECIAL ISSUES

ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

 

          OPEN REPOSITORY PUBLICATIONS

Journal Rankings in Sociology: Using the H Index with Google Scholar  
Interdisciplinarity in Recently Founded Academic Journals  
American Studies: A Case Study of Interdisciplinarity  
Receptivity Curves: Educational Research and the Flow of Ideas: Expanded Version  
The Contribution of Sociology to the Emergence of Applied and Pre-professional College Majors  
   

 

          THE DELMAR HOTEL AND THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS


            THE ACADEMIC JOB MARKET IN SOCIOLOGY

           THE AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW

 

Conferences: 
  • Regularly presents at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association
  • Conference Organizer, Work and Family Researchers Network Conference (2012)
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