James Montgomery

James Montgomery


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
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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.

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

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

Institute for Research on Poverty