Jane Allyn Piliavin

Jane Allyn Piliavin


Soc 357 Methods of Social Inquiry
Soc 357 Methods of Sociological Inquiry
Soc 647 Sociology of Sport

Conway-Bascom Professor of Sociology, Emerita
2444 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-4344
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Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:
Piliavin, J.A., and Callero, P.L. 1991. Giving Blood: The Development of an Altruistic Identity. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Margolis, B. and Piliavin, J.A. 1999. 'Stacking' in major league baseball: a multivariate analysis. Sociology of Sport Journal, 16: 16-34.

Dovidio, J., Piliavin, J.A., Schroeder, D., and Penner, L. The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006.

Piliavin, J. A. and Siegl, E. 2007. Health benefits of volunteering in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 48(4): 450-464

Piliavin, J.A. 2009. Altruism and Helping: The Evolution of a Field: The 2008 Cooley-Mead Presentation. Social Psychology Quarterly, 72 (3), 209-225.

Ph.D., Social Psychology, Stanford University, 1962

Gender & Women's Studies Department
Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Research Interest Statement:
Other areas of research interest include:

Altruism and helping behavior
Sociology of Sport