Schutt, Russell K. 1951–
Schutt, Russell K. 1951–
PERSONAL: Born January 27, 1951, in Chicago, IL; son of Robert (an economist) and Ruth (a librarian; maiden name, Eisaman) Schutt; married Elizabeth Schneider (a medical librarian), October 2, 1950; children: Julia Ellen. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, B.A., 1972, M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1977. Politics: Independent. Religion: United Church of Christ. Hobbies and other interests: Running, swimming, hiking, travel.
ADDRESSES: Office—University of Massachusetts at Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Writer. University of Massachusetts at Boston, professor of sociology, 1979–, director of graduate program in sociology, 1987–93, 2000–, department chair, 1995–2000. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, lecturer at Harvard Medical School, 1990–. Town of Lexington, MA, member of human services committee.
MEMBER: American Sociological Association, Law and Society Association, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Eastern Sociological Society.
Organization in a Changing Environment: The Unionization of Welfare Employees, State University of New York Press (Albany, NY), 1986.
(With Gerald R. Garrett and others) Responding to the Homeless: Policy and Practice (monograph), Plenum Press (New York, NY), 1992.
Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research (with computer diskette), Pine Forge Press (Thousand Oaks, CA), 1996, 4th edition, 2004.
(With Ronet Bachman) The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Pine Forge Press (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2001, 2nd edition, 2003.
(With Daniel F. Chambliss) Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation (with CD-ROM), Pine Forge Press (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2003.
(With Rafael J. Engel) The Practice of Research in Social Work, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2005.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the social environment and homelessness; an analysis of patterns of case management; an evaluation of transition to employment.
SIDELIGHTS: Russell K. Schutt told CA: "My texts on research methods link the process of social research to the substance of social science investigations. My goal is to introduce students to the latest and most rigorous research methods in the context of investigating interesting social science research questions, ranging from the effect of the Internet on social relations to the police response to domestic violence. My writing has been informed by many years of research on social processes and by my interests in many facets of the social world."
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