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Scott Harris, Ph.D.


Courses Taught

Social Psychology; Marriage and Family; Social Construction of Equality and Inequality


Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Oregon

Research Interests

  • Developing a rigorously interpretive sociology of inequality
  • Clarifying constructionism

Publications and Media Placements

Harris, Scott R. 2015. An Invitation to the Sociology of Emotions. New York: Routledge.

Harris, Scott R. 2014. How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Best, Joel and Scott R. Harris (eds.). 2013. Making Sense of Social Problems: New Images, New Issues. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publications.

Ferris, Kerry O. and Scott R. Harris. 2011. Stargazing: Celebrity, Fame, and Social Interaction. New York: Routledge.

Harris, Scott R. 2010. What Is Constructionism? Navigating Its Use in Sociology. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publications.

Harris, Scott R. 2006. The Meanings of Marital Equality. Albany, NY: SUNY.

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