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Jan Sokol-Katz, Ph.D.

SENIOR LECTURER

Merrick Building, Room 120E
jsokol@miami.edu
(305) 284-6762

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                               Last Updated On:  April  2017


EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Miami, 1993

  • B.A. Sociology, University of Miami, 1986


RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Drug abuse, Juvenile Delinquency, Deviance, Sociology of Sport


RECENT COURSES TAUGHT
  • Quantitative Methods for Sociologists

  • Sociology of Drug Abuse

  • Juvenile Delinquency

  • Deviant Behavior

  • Criminology


ADVISING AND MENTORING ACTIVITIES
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

  • Faculty Advisor to the Department's two Honor Societies, Alpha Kappa Delta and Alpha Phi Sigma, in charge of installation ceremonies, as well as Faculty Advisor to the Sociology/Criminology Club


SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Kelley, M. S. and J. S. Sokol-Katz, 2011. "Examining Participation in School Sports and Patterns of Delinquency Using the National Longitudinal  Study of Adolescent Health" Sociological Focus, 44 (2) May 81-101.

  • Sokol-Katz, J. S., M.S. Kelley, L. Basinger-Fleischman, and J.H. Braddock, II. 2006. "Examining the Complex Relationship Between Interscholastic Sport Participation and Delinquency: Sport Matters,” Sociological Focus, 39 (3) August 173 – 192.

  • Braddock, Jomills Henry and J. S. Sokol-Katz. 2006, “High School Sports“In Borman, K., Cahill, S. and Cotner, B. (Eds.) The Praeger Handbook of American High Schools. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

  • Braddock, Jomills Henry, J. S. Sokol-Katz , A. Greene, Lorrine Basinger-Fleischman. 2005. “Uneven Playing Fields: State Variations in Boys' And Girls' Access to and Participation in High School Interscholastic Sports” in Sociological Spectrum, 25 (2): 231 – 250.

  • Sokol-Katz, Jan, Lorrie Basinger-Fleischman, and Jomills Henry Braddock, II,  “Gender, Sport Participation, and Psychosocial Development” Florida Commission on the Status of Women, Eleventh Annual Report, Year 2002