James Montgomery

James Montgomery

Classes:

Soc 375 Introduction to Mathematical Sociology
Soc 376 Mathematical Models of Social Systems
Soc 655 Microfoundations of Economic Sociology

Professor of Sociology
Associate Dean for Fiscal Initiatives, College of Letters & Science
2436 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 265-4475
jmontgom@ssc.wisc.edu
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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:
"The Population Dynamics of Black-White-Mulatto Racial Systems," American Journal of Sociology, 117 (July 2011): 46-89.

"Intergenerational Cultural Transmission as an Evolutionary Game," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2 (November 2010): 115-136.

"A Formalization and Test of the Religious Economies Model," American Sociological Review, 68 (October 2003): 782-809.

"Toward a Role-Theoretic Conception of Embeddedness," American Journal of Sociology, 104 (July 1998): 92-125.

"Job Search and Network Composition: Implications of the Strength-of-Weak-Ties Hypothesis," American Sociological Review, 57 (October 1992): 586-96.

"Social Networks and Labor-Market Outcomes: Toward an Economic Analysis," American Economic Review, 81 (December 1991): 1408-18.

Education:
Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989

Departmental Areas of Interest:
Demography and Ecology
Economic Sociology
General Social Theory
Religion
Social Psychology and Microsociology

Affiliations:
Sociology
Institute for Research on Poverty