Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Research experience has included an investigation of boys’ and young men’s peer-group relations in East Harlem, which provided data for his dissertation, and also a year-and-half-long study of a federally funded agency fighting poverty in Schenectady, NY. Several articles address the emerging findings from that research.
Specialization in social inequality and poverty, race and ethnicity, sports, urban sociology, social problems, introductory sociology, the family, and environmental issues. He has written books in six of the specialty areas.
Doob has been a volunteer instructor in several adult-education programs, serving on the board of directors for one of them. Since childhood he has been involved in sports—on the varsity track and soccer teams in high school and a starting midfielder on a successful college soccer team. In addition, for decades he has run and racewalked regularly, occasionally entering competitions. Any questions, please contact him at [email protected]
By: Christopher Bates Doob
Subjects: Sociology, Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Great Expectations on the Bookauthority list of the 100 best new sports books to read in 2019