O'Kane, James M.
O'KANE, James M.
O'KANE, James M. American, b. 1941. Genres: Sociology, Criminology/ True Crime. Career: St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY, instructor in sociology, 1964-67; Drew University, Madison, NJ, instructor, 1967-68, assistant professor, 1968-72, associate professor, 1972-78, professor of sociology, 1978-, chair of department, 1970-78, 1980-86, 1989-90, member of advisory council, Center for Public and Corporate Affairs, 1982-83. New York University, member of summer faculty, 1969-70, teacher at Resident Center, San Juan, PR, 1969; University of Navarra, visiting research professor, 1973. Publications: Pamplona: A Sociological Analysis of Migration and Urban Adaptation Patterns, University Press of America, 1981; The Crooked Ladder: Gangsters, Ethnicity, and the American Dream, Transaction Books, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals in the social sciences and to newspapers. Address: Department of Sociology, Drew University, Madison, NJ 07940, U.S.A.