George Wilson, Ph.D.

PROFESSOR & CHAIR OF SOCIOLOGY

Merrick Building, Room 121-J
gwilson1@miami.edu
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                                 Last Updated On: June 2018


EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, 1995

  • J.D., School of Law, Rutgers University

  • M.A., Department of Sociology, Brown University

  • B.A., Department of Sociology, SUNY Buffalo (graduated Summa Cum Laude)


PRIMARY DEPARTMENT
  • Sociology


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Inequality, Labor Market


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • SOC 303: Social Inequalities

  • SOC 304: Dynamics of Poverty in the United States

  • SOC 387: Race and Ethnic Relations

  • SOC 650: Social Analysis of Race Relations

  • SOC 651: Race Relations: Social Psychological Perspectives


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS 
  • Carsten Sauer, Peter Valet, Vincent Roscigno and George Wilson (2018) “Neoliberalism’s Public Sector Impact: the U.S. and Germany Compared.” In Rachel Dwyer, Ed. Oxford Handbook of Job Quality. New York: Oxford University Press. 

    Maume, David, Matthew, Maliq and George Wilson (2018) “Minority Threat, Worker Power and Discriminatory Complaints: State Level Effects on Racial Income Inequality Among Men.” Forthcoming in Social Currents.

    George Wilson and Vincent Roscigno (2018) “The Downward Slide of African American Working Class Men.” Forthcoming in Research in the Sociology of Work.

    George Wilson and Vincent Roscigno (2018) “Race, Ageism and the Slide from Privileged Occupations.” 69: 52-64. Social Science Research.

    George Wilson (2018). “Wages and Privileged Employment in the Public Sector: Are African American Women Losing Ground?” Forthcoming in Advances in Applied Sociology.

    Brandon Martinez, Nick Peterson and George Wilson (2018) “Pathways to Cuban-American Homeownership: A Cast Study of Race, Assimilation and Ownership Dynamics.” Forthcoming in Latinos in the 21st Century: Lived Experiences.

EDITORIAL BOARDS
  • Co-Editor Social Currents, 2018-2021 

    Deputy Editor, Social Currents, 2015 - present

  • Editorial Board, Research in the Sociology of Work, 2015 - present

  • Editorial Board, Sage Open Review, 2015 - present