B.A. Temple University, Sociology January 1969
M.A. Temple University, Sociology May 1971
Ph.D. Temple University, Sociology January 1981
Research Interests: Research methods—both qualitative and quantitative, evaluation methods, sociology of work, medical sociology--especially the impact of healthcare information technology on medication errors, policy analysism, social stratification, labor-management relations, public transportation and the disabled, technology in society, disease costs, and ethics in social research. In the past half-dozen years, Koppel has focused primarily on the use of healthcare information technology, use of public transportation by people with disabilities, and union-management relations in the construction industry.