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James S. Coleman

James S. ColemanBorn: 12-May-1926
Birthplace: Bedford, IN
Died: 25-Mar-1995
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Foundations of Social Theory

Wife: Zdzislawa Walaszek (four sons)
Son: Thomas
Son: John
Son: Stephen
Son: Daniel

    University: BS Chemical Engineering, Purdue University (1949)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1955)
    Professor: Sociology, University of Chicago (1956-59)
    Professor: Sociology, Johns Hopkins University (1959-73)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1973-)

    American Sociological Association President (1991)
    National Academy of Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    National Academy of Education

Author of books:
Union Democracy (1956, with Seymour Lipset)
The Adolescent Society (1961)
Introduction to Mathematical Sociology (1964)
Models of Change and Response Uncertainty (1964)
Resources for Social Change (1971)
Youth: Transition to Adulthood (1973)
Mathematics of Collective Action (1973)
Power and Structure of Society (1973)
Longitudinal Data Analysis (1981)
The Asymmetric Society (1982)
Foundations of Social Theory (1990)

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