August 1999
                                                        SAMUEL Z. KLAUSNER  CV

Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Associate, Middle East Center
Member, Graduate Group in Religious Studies
University of Pennsylvania

Director, Center for Research on the Acts of Man

Guide To Headings

A. Teaching
B. Clinical
C. Research Programs
D. Administration
A. Advisory Boards
B. Policy Consultantships
1. National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council
2. National Academy of Engineering
3. Other Organizations
C. Military Service
A. Books
B. Articles and Book Reviews
C. Selected Reports of Research Projects
1. Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University
2. Bureau of Social Science Research, Washington, D.C.
3. Center for Research on the Acts of Man, The Univ. of Pennsylvania
4. Center for Research on the Acts of Man, A Non-Profit Corporation
5. Center for Research on the Acts of Man-Poverty Resarch Program



Sociologist and Psychologist. B.S. (1947 Mathematics), New York University; M.A. (1950 psychology), Ed.D. (1951 Psychology), Ph.D. (1963 Sociology), Columbia University.


Hebrew (Blibical, Modern), French, Arabic (Classical, Contemporary Literary), Yiddish, Dutch, Spanish, Aramaic (Biblical, Western)


City College of New York (1951-52, 1955-57)
Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1952-53, 1976, 1983)
Columbia University (1957-63)
Union Theological Seminary (1961-63)
University of Pennsylvania (1967-96)
Al-Mansoura University, Egypt (1983)
Muhammad V University, Rabat, (1986)

Clinical Psychologist, Government Mental Hospital, Jerusalem (1954-55). Certified Psychologist, New York State and District of Columbia.

Research Programs:
Ford Foundation Area Research Fellow--Middle East (1953);
Program Director for Columbia University`s Bureau of Applied Social Research Program in Psychiatry, Religion and Alcohol (1956-61);
Research Associate (1961-64), Senior Research Associate (1964-67) and Director of Studies of Behavior Under Stress, Bureau of Social Science Research, Washington, D.C.;
Sociologist-Designer, American Sociological Association-- Sociological Resources for Secondary Schools (1965-67);
Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. (1967);
Associate, Energy Center, University of Pennsylvania (1971-1989).
Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, (1997)

Executive Secretary, Society for the ScientificStudy of Religion (1964-70); Editor, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1966);
Acting Director, Albert M. Greenfield Center for Human Relations,University of Pennsylvania (1968-69);
Director University of Pennsylvania--Morgan State College Project 1968-70);
Steering Committee of the University Council (1977-79);
Chairman, Educational Policies Committee, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (1978-79);
Editor, Contemporary Jewry (1978-79);
Director, Center for Research on the Acts of Man (1967-1987);
Chairman for Undergraduate Studies, Department of Sociology, Univeristy of Pennsylvania, 1977-78;
Chairman of Graduate Group, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 1983-85;


American Sociological Association Council-Committee on Environment, American Psychological Association, Eastern Sociological Society, Rural Sociological Society,Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry (President 1975-77). American Association for the Advancement of Science (fellow, member of Council 1965-67), Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (member of Council 1963-64, Vice President (1971-73, editor Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1972-75), American Academy of Religion (Chairman, Social Science Section 1969-71), Association for the Sociological Study of Jewry, (President,1976)


Advisory Boards:

Professional Board, Institutes of Religion and Health; University of Pennsylvania; Academic Advisory Council, National Foundation for Jewish Culture; Research Council, Ministry Studies Board, National Council of the Churches of Christ; Research Council, Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. Middle East Panel and International Division Executive Committee of The American Friends Service Committee. Animal Research Committee, Hahnemann University Hospital; Center for the Research on the History of American Jewry, Temple University, American Veterans of Israel.

Policy Consultantships:

National Academy of Sciences

Task Force on the Behavioral Sciences Indexing for the National Library of Medicine; Study Team on Outdoor Recreation Research; Study Conference on Research Strategies in the Behavioral and Social Sciences on Environment Problems and Policies; Chairman, Committee on dissertation Research Support in Recreation and Leisure; Committee on the Assessment of Demand for Outdoor Recreation Resources.

National Academy of Engineering

Panel on Environmental Sciences Services Administration Program Benefits; Ad Hoc Panel on Technology Assessment of Subsonic Aircraft Noise; Advisory Committee on Transportation and Community Values; Committee on Transportation (in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation); Chairman, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Impact Program Advisory Committee's Panel on Evaluation of Social, Political and Economic Impacts of Bart; Advisory Committee to Develop a Program of Cooperative International Transportation Energy Research, Committee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems.

Other Organizations

National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence; U.S. Department of Commerce, Technical Advisory Board, Panel on Noise Abatement; Office of Science and Technology, Solar Energy Panel; U.S.Naval Chaplains School; The Netherlands Ministry of Public Health and Environmental Hygiene; World Health Organization; The Rand Corporation (Nuclear Energy); National Planning Association; City University of New York; The Pennsylvania State University; Brookhaven National Laboratory; National Audubon Society, Battelle Memorial Institute, National Jury Project, Transportation Research Board of National Research Council, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture.

Military Service:

Air Navigator, United States Army Air Corps (1943-45); Air Navigator, Israel Air Force (Foreign Volunteer Unit) 1948).



Academic Advisory Board, Monell Chemical Senses Center
University Council Steering Committee
University Council Committee on Admissions
Committee on Research
Student Affairs Committee

Faculty Senate Committee on the Faculty
Student Judicial Panel
Faculty Senate Committee on Economic Status of the Faculty
Committee on International Affairs
Commission on Strengthening the Community

School of Arts and Sciences

Committee on Judaic Studies
Personnel Committee
Courses cross listed with Religious Studies
Middle East Studies Major
Committee on Undergraduate Education
Associate, Energy Center
Associate, Middle East Center

School of Fine Arts

Graduate Group in Energy Management and Policy

Department Committees

Executive Committee
Graduate Curriculum Committee
Colloquium Committee
Personnel Committee (served a number of years)

*In addition to administrative mentioned above.


These are research projects for which Samuel Z. Klausner has been "Principal Investigator. The amounts are in round numbers.

1951 Immigrant Absorption in Israel. The Ford Foundation, $5,000

1955 Sheltering Flood Evacuees, National Science Foundation, $30,000

1957 A Study of Ministers and Psychiatrists at the Relgio-Psychiatric Clinic, The American Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry, $40,000

1960 Self-Management Under Stress, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $50,000

1963 Stress studies: Sport Parachutists and Air Commandos, Air Force Office of Scientific Resarch, $50,000

1965 The Study of Total Societies, American University, $20,000

1966 The Study of Stress-Seeking, American University, $20,000

1967 Social-Psychological Aspects of Environmental Research, Resources for the Future, $7,000

1967 Socio-Historical Study of Child rearing, National Institute of Child Development, NIH (N01-HD-72822), $25,000

1967 Social Secondary Effects of Disability, Vocational Rehabilitation Administration, HEW, $30,000

1968 Work Incentive Program. Department of Labor, Office of Manpower Reserach, (4-04137-3-5321) $99,129

1969 Curricular Innovation in Higher Education. American Council of Learned Societies, (4-04137-4-1169), $23,594

1969 Religious Organizational Response to Population Change in a High Income Area, Har Zion Temple, $16,471

1972 Social Bases of Conceptualization in Science, Commonwealth Fund, $9,800

1972 The Work Incentive Program, Department of Labor, Office of Manpower Reserch (51-42-72-02), $99,987

1973 Services at the Workplace, Department of Labor (21-42-73-07) $103,000

1973 Work and Welfare, Department of Labor, Office of Manpower Research, (51-42-73-05/21-42-74-31), $473,208. (renewals through 1976)

1973 Follow up Panel Study of a synagogue and its Community, Institute for Jewish Policy Research, $18,000

1974 Historical Data on Social impacts of Transitions in Transportations Modes, National Academy of Engineering, $10,193

1976 Social Effects of Government Energy Conservation Policies and Programs. Federal Engergy Administration (CR-04-60588-00), $49,976.

1977 Review of Social Impacts Section of the Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Commercial Waste Management, Battelle Memorial Institute, $1,292

1977 Energy Social Institutions Trajectories Through 2010, National Research Council, $3,650

1977 Social Science Literature Relevant to Transportation System and Their Impact on Society, University of Illinois, $4,500

1978 Impacts of the New York Blackout of 1977, Systems Control, $8,658

1979 Making Adults Economically Independent, Department of Labor (51-42-79-02), $63,385

1979 Executive Summary Report on WIN Department of Labor, (J-9-P-9-0155), $2,100

1979 Social Change and Alcohol Problems on the Alaskan North, Slope, Intersect, Inc. $51,995

1979 Energy, Transport and Society in a Metropolitan Area, Department of Health, Education and Welfare (1R01 MH31094-01A1), $96,344

1980 The Future of the Pharmaceutical industry, Abbott Laboratories, $8,000

1983 Social Aspects of Transportation, National Research Council, $12,000

1982 Foreign Owned Businesses

1985 Jews in the Executive Suite, American Jewish Committee, $10,000

1987 Religion and Race and Executive Mobility, University of Pennsylvania, Research Foundation, $4,800

1991 Apostasy Among American Jews, University of Pennsylvania, Research Foundation, $4,950

1991 Energy and Society, University of Pennsylvania, PARSS Seminar Project, $2,000

1992 Analysis of National Jewish Population Study, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture, $5,000

1994 Survey of Attitudes Toward Diversity in the Penn Community, University of Pennsylvania, $4,900


Elective offices and fellowships in professional organizations as mentioned above.

Ford Foundation, Near East Fellow, 1952
H. Paul Douglass Lecturer, ASSR, 1963
Fulbright to Egypt, 1983
Lifetime Achievement Award, ASSJ, 1991
Marshall Sklare Lectureship, 1996



Psychiatry and Religion: A sociological Study of the New Alliance of Ministers and Psychiatrists. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1964.

The Quest for Self-Control: Classical Philosophies and Scientific Research.(Author and Editor.) New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1965.

The Study of Total Societies. (Author and Editor.) Garden City, New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday and Co., 1967, (Paper). New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1967 (Hardcover). El estudio de las Sociedades, Buenos Aires: Amorrortu editores, 1967.

Why Man Takes Chances: Studies in Stress-Seeking. (Author and Editor.) Garden City, New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday and Co., 1968.

Society and Its Physical Environment. (Special Editor.) Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, CCCLXXXIX (May, 1970).

Religion in the United States. (Episodes in Social Inquiry Series.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon, Inc. 1971.

On Man In His Environment: Social Scientific Foundations for Research and Policy. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Inc., Publishers, 1971.

Eskimo Capitalists: Oil, Politics and Alcohol (with Edward F. Foulks). Totawa, New Jersey: Allanheld, Osmun, 1982.

The Nationalization of the Social Sciences (with Victor Lidz). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1987.

Succeeding in Corporate America: The Experience of Jewish MBAs. New York: The American Jewish Committee, 1989.

Articles and Book Reviews


(With Percival Synonds et. al.) "Psychologists in Teacher Training Institutions." American Psychologist, VII (january), 24-30.


"Communication Theory as the Unifying Theme in Teaching Educational Psychology." Journal of Educational Psychology, XLIV (December), 483-489.

"Social Class and Self-Concept." Journal of Social Psychology, XXXVIII, 201-205.


"Alfred North Whitehead and Kurt Lewin." Iyyun: Hebrew Philosophical Quarterly. (Summer), 143-155.

"Immigrant Absorption and Social Tension in Israel: A Case of Iraqi Jewish Immigrants." Middle East Journal, IX (Summer), 281-294.

"Phonetics, Personality and Status in Israel." Word, II (August), 209-215.

"The New Hebrew Man: A Study in National Character." (In Hebrew.) Zmanim, (September), Nos. 323, 325, 329, 330.


Clark, Walter Houston. The Psychology of Religion. In Review of Religious Research, I (Summer), 34-35.


"Why They Chose Israel." Archives de Sociologie des Religions, IX, 129-144.

Winch, Peter. The Idea of a Social Science. In Review of Religious Research, II (Winter), 143-144.


Israel, Sex Life in." Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior. Edited by Albert Ellis and Albert Abarbanel. New York: Hawthorn Books, 558-566.

"Islam, Sex Life in." Encyclopedia of Sexual Behavior. Edited by Albert Ellis and Albert Abarbanel. New York: Hawthorn Books, 545-566.

"Images of Man: An Empirical Enquiry." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, I (Fall), 61-73.

"Spirit and Spirits: A Study of the Social Function of Alcohol Intoxication." 63-71.

Swanson, Guy E. The Birth of the Gods. In American Journal of Sociology, LXVII (November), 352-353.


"Research Methodology in Religion and Psychiatry." Journal of Religion and Health, I (July), 387-404.

"Comment on Werner Cohn's 'Is Religion Universal?'" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, II (Fall), 33-35.

Westberg, Granger E. Minister and Doctor Meet. In Journal of Religion and Health, I (January), 184-185.

Russell, Bertrand. Religion and Science. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, I (Spring), 227-228.

Zaehner, R.C. Mysticism, Sacred and Profane: An Inquiry into Some Varieties of Praeter-Natural Experience. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, I (Spring), 227-228.

Lenski, Gerhard. The Religious Factor: A Sociological Study of Religion's Impact on Politics, Economics and Family Life. In American Journal of Sociology, LXCIII (July), 127-128.


"Methods of Data Collection in Studies of Religion." Research in Religion and Health. (Academy of Religion and Mental Health.) New York: Fordham University Press, 1-17.


"Inferential Visibility and Sex Norms in the Middle East." Journal of Social Psychology, LXIII, 1-29.

"On Some Differences in Modes of Research Among Psychologists and
Sociologists." Transactions of the Fifth World Congress of Sociology (Washington, D.C., September 2-8, 1962). Vol. IV. Geneva: International Sociological Association.

"The Religio-Psychiatric Movement: Participation by Protestant, Catholic and Jew." (The 1963 Harlan Paul Douglass Lectures, Lecture I) Review of Religious Research, V (Winter), 63-74.

"The Religio-Psychiatric Movement: Changing Ideology of the Movement." (The 1963 Harlan paul Douglass Lectures, Lecture II) Review of Religious Research, VI (Fall), 7-22.

"Religion as a Dimension in Mental Health." Proceedings of the Third Connecticut Conference on Pastoral Counseling. Windsor, Connecticut, April 29 - May 1, 1963. Hartford: Connecticut Department of Mental Health.

"Methods of Data Collection in Studies of Religion." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, III (Spring), 193-203.

"Role Adaptation of Pastors and Psychiatrists." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, IV (Fall), 14-39.

"Sacred and Profane Meanings of Blood and Alcohol." Journal of Social Psychology, LVIV, 27-43.

Brown, Zvie A., and Levin, Dov. The Story of an Underground: The Resistance of the Jews of Kovno (Lithuania) in the Second World War. In American Journal of Sociology, LXIX (January), 421-422.

Bry, Ilse, ed. Mental Health Book Review Index. In Journal of Religion and Health, III (July), 384-385.

Baker, George W., and Chapman Dwight, W. Man and Society in Disaster. In Journal of Religion and Health, III (January), 197-198.


"A Collocation of Concepts of Self-Control." The Quest for Self-Control. Edited by Samuel Z. Klausner. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 9-48.

"Scientific Hermeneutics." The Quest for Self-Control. Edited by Samuel Z. Klausner. New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 359-388.

"Interspecies Relations and Technological Development: A Call for Research."Human Organization, XXIV (Summer), 111-115.

"Some Notes on the Production of Psychiatric and Psychological Knowledge." Journal of Consulting Psychology, XXIX (October), 405-414.

Machotka, Otakar. The Unconscious in Social Relations. In Journal of Religion and Health, IV (October), 464-465.


"The Transformation of Fear: A Study of Parachuting." Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Congress of Psychology. Symposium 13: Motives and Consciousness in Man. Moscow, U.S.S.R.
"Rationalism and Empiricism in Studies of Behavior in Stressful Situations." Sociological Analysis, XXVII (Winter), 223-238.

Knight, James A. A Psychiatrist Looks at Religion and Health. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, V (Spring), 318.


"Sport Parachuting." Motivations in Play, Games and Sports. Edited by James A. Knight and Ralph Slovenko. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 670-694.

"Links and Missing Links Between the Sciences of Man." The Study of Total Societies. Edited by Samuel Z. Klausner. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, Doubleday and Co, 3-29.

Weingrod, Alex. Reluctant Pioneers. In Middle East Journal, XXI (Winter), 113-114.

Dohen, Dorothy. Nationalism and American Catholicism. In Social Forces, XLVI (December), 303-304.


"Sexual Behavior: Social Aspects." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Crowell, Collier and Macmillan, VIV, 201-209.

"Psychiatry: The Religio-Psychiatric Movement." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Crowell Collier and Macmillan, XII, 632-638.

"The Intermingling of Pain and Pleasure: The Stress-Seeking Personality in its Social Context." Why Man Takes Chances. Edited by Samuel Z. Klausner. Garden City, NY: Anchor Books, Coubleday and Co.

(With J. Eugene Haas) "Sociological Aspects of ESSA Program Benefits." Report 68-1 of the Panel of ESSA program Benefits. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.

"Choice of Metaphor in Behavioral Research." Methodology and Science, (April), 69-91.

Berger, Peter L. The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion. In Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, CCCLXXIX (September), 194-195.
Slater, Philip E. Microcosm: Structural, Psychological and Religious Evolution in Groups. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, VII (Spring), 131-134.


"Recreation as Social Action." Program for Outdoor Recreation Research. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.

Pruyser, Paul W. A Dynamic Psychology of Religion. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, VIII (Spring), 175-176.

Aron, Raymond. Progress and Disillusion: The Dialectics of Modern Society.In American Sociological Review, XXXIV (October), 750-751.


"The Invocation and Constraint of Religious Zealotry." Report of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. Appendix 27. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

"Assertion and Obliteration of the Self Among Sport Parachutists: An Analysis of the Impact of Group Psychological Climate." Contemporary Psychology of Sport: Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Sport Psychology. Chicago, IL: Athletic Institute.

"The Form and Content of Some Sociological Ideas." The Sociological Review Monograph 16: The Sociology of Sociology. Edited by Paul Halmos. University of Keele, U.K., September, 101-128.

"Thinking Social-Scientifically About Environmental Quality." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, CCCLXXXIX (may), 1-10.

"Scientific and Humanistic Study of Religion: A Comment on Robert N. Bellah's'Christianity and Symbolic Realism.'" Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, IX (Fall), 100-106.

"Synagogues in Transition: A Planning Prospectus." Conservative Judaism, XXV (Fall), 42-54.

Allport, Gordon. The Person in Psychology: Selected Essays in Religious Education. In Religious Education, LXV (January-February), 66-67.


Altizer, Thomas J.J. The Descent Into Hell: A Study of the Radical Reversal of the Christian Consciousness. In Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, CCCXIII (January), 175-176.

Schneider, Louis. Sociological Approach to Religion. In Social Forces, XLIX (March), 506-7.


"Alienation in Ecological Perspective." Alienation: Plight of Modern Man? Edited by William C. Bier, S.J. New York: Fordham University Press, 33-50.

"Some Problems in the Logic of Current Man-Environment Studies." Social Behavior, Natural Resources and the Environment. Edited by William R.Burch, Jr., Neil H. Cheek, Jr., and Lee Taylor. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, Inc., 334-363.

"Environmental Policy is Social Policy." Journal of Environmental Health, XXXV (November/December), 277-83.


"Life-Span Environmental Psychology: Methodological Issues." Life-Span Developmental Psychology: Personality and Socialization. Edited by P.B. Baltes and K.W. Schaie. New York: Academic Press, 71-94.

Sadler, William A., Jr., Personality and Religion. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, XII (September), 364-365.


Emmet, Dorothy, and MacIntyre, Alasdair. Sociological Theory and Philosophical Analysis. In Social Forces, LII (June), 564-565.

Nelson, Geoffrey K. Spiritualism and Society. In Social Forces, LII (June),575-576.


"The Energy Conserving Society." Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, (Spring/Summer), 66-69.

"Forty Years in the Energy Desert: Life Styles in a Changing Environment." World Resources: The Forensic Quarterly, XLIX (August), 329-336.

"Energy Rationing and Energy Conservation: Foundations for a Social Policy." Energy Systems and Policy, I:2, 119-141.

"Heretics Are Always Church Members." Council on the Study of Religion Bulletin, VI (October), 5-6.

"Defining Our Field" President's Page Jewish Sociology and Social Research Fall/Winter, V.2, no. 1, p. 1.


Gutman, Robert, ed. People and Buildings. In Contemporary Sociology, V (January), 82-84.

Kennedy, Eugene C., and Heckler, Victor J. The Catholic Priest in the United States: Psychological Investigations. In Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, XV (March), 112-113.

"Ekronot-Relevantiut B 'Mhkarei Hevra Usvivata Hafizit" (Principles of Relevancy in Research in Society and the Physical Environment). Megamot (Hebrew), XXII (June), 261-269.

"The Measure of Religious Jewishness" President's Page, Contemporary Jewry, Fall/Winter, V.3, no. 1, p. 3-4.

"Between Humanistic and Scientific Sociology" President`s Page, Jewish Sociology and Social Research, Spring/Summer, V.2, no. 2 p. 26.

Sklare, Marshall, ed. The Jewish Community in America. In Social Forces, 55:3 (March), 840-841.

"Of Time and Jewry" President's Page, Contemporary Jewry, Spring/Summer, V. 3, no. 2, p. 1.

"Energy and the Structuring of Society, Methodological Issues." Human Behavior and Environment, Vol. 2. Edited by Irwin Altman and Joachim F. Wohlwill. New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation.

"The Threat of Acromegaly in Survey Research." Review of Religious Research, XIX, 76-78.

"Household Organization and Use of Electricity." In Energy Policy in the United States, Social and Behavioral Dimensions, edited by Seymour Warkov.New York: Praeger Publishers, 45-59.


"Social Order and Energy Consumption in Matrifocal Households." In Human Ecology, VII, No. 1, (March), 21-39.

"The Energy Social System." In Annals, American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 444, (July), 1-22.


"The Societal Stake in Stress-Seeking." In The Many Faces of Suicide: Indirect Self-Destructive Behavior, edited by Norman L. Farberow. New York: McGraw-Hill Book comapny, 375-392.

"The Macrosociology of Transportation," 111-142; and "Lessons and Instructions: A Conference Summary," 178-188. In Transportation Planning and Policy Decision Making: Behavioral Science Contributions, edited by Richard M. Michaels. New York: Praeger Publishers.


"Four Sociologies of American Jewry: Methodological Notes." In Jewish Life in the United States: Perspectives form the Social Sciences, edited by Joseph B. Gittler. New York: New York University Press, 173-236.


"Werner Sombart's The Jews and Modern Capitalism: A Methodological Introduction." New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, XV - CXXV.


"Social Knowledge for Social Policy" in Knorr, Karen; Holzner, Burkart and Strasser, Hermann (eds.), The Political Realization of Social Science Knowledge and Research. Wurzburg, FRG, Physica Verlag, 93-121.

"The Social Sciences as a Conceptual Resource for Transportation Research," in Travel Behavior and Values, Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board, National Research Council (in press).

"Drama as Social Research," The Jewish Quarterly Review, LXXV, No.2 (October 1984) 173-195.

"A Professor's Eye View of the Egyptian Academy." The Pennsylvania Gazzette, June, 27-36.

Finn, James. Global Economics and Religion. in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 24:1, March, pp. 106-7.


"A Professor's Eye View of the Egyptian Academy." Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 57, No. 4, (July/August 1986), 345-369.

"The Organizational Setting That Evoked and Rejected Parsons' Essay." In Nationalization of the Social Sciences, edited by Samuel Z. Klausner and Victor Lidz.


"What is Conceptually Special About a Sociology of Jewry." Contemporary Jewry, Vol. 8, 73-90.

"Martyrdom" in The Encyclopedia of Religion, Mircea Eliade (ed), Macmillan, New York, Vol. 9., 230-238.

"Violence", in The Encyclopedia of Religion, Mircea Eliade (ed), Macmillan, New York, Vol. 15, 268-272.


Christiano, Kevin J. Religious Diversity and Social Change: American Cities, 1890-1906 in Contemporary Sociology, 17:6, November, p. 824.

Jews in the Executive Suite, New York: The American Jewish Committee. (A popularization appears as "Anti-Semitism in the Executive Suite," Moment, September, pp. 33-39, 55.)

"Jews in the Executive Suite: The Ambience of Jewish and Gentile Firms". in Bershady, Harold J. (ed.) Social Class and Democratic Leadership: Essays in Honor of E. Digby Baltzell, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 147-179.

Korman, Abraham . The Outsiders: Jews and Corporate America. in American Jewish History, June, 77:4, 579-581.

Tobin, Gary And Sassler, Sharon L. Jewish Perceptions of Anti-Semitism in Moment, April, 14:3, 55-57.


Lepenies, Wolf. Between Literature and Science: The Rise of Sociology in the Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 26:1990, 93-95

Gould, Leroy C. et al. Perceptions of Technological Risks and Benefits in Contemporary Sociology, 19:1, Jan., 87-89

"Jewry's Survival in a Time of Depopulation." Yearbook of the Central Conference of American Rabbis XCIX, Cincinnati, CCAR, 59-68.


"Diaspora in Comparative Perspective." in Mor, Menachem. Ed. Eretz Israel and the Jewish Diaspora. Lanham, MD: Universities Press of America, (194-221).
"Assimilation as Social Death," in Mor, Menachem, Ed. Assimilation, Acculturation and Accomodation. Lanham, MD: Universities Press of America, (262-303).

"Universities without Contract Research," in Halliday, Terrence, Ed. Sociology and its Publics. University of Chicago Press, (235-267).


"Israeli Jews Who Empower Arabs," The Pennsylvania Gazette, 90:7, May, 19-28,40.


"Martyrdom Among Jews, Christians and Muslims: A Sociological Analysis." Ibla, No. 169, 111-135, (Arabic)

Fishman, Aryei. Judaism and Modernization in the Religious Kibbutz, Contemporary Sociology,22:5, Sept., 664-5.

"In the Actor's Voice: A Review Essay," Israel Studies Bulletin, Fall, 13-15.

"The Holocaust and Its Deniers," New York Times Book Review, August 1, p. 27.


Rotenberg, Mordechai. Dialog With Deviance: The Hasidic Ethic and the Theory of Social Contraction. Journal of the Scientific Study of Religion, 33:2, June, 197-8.

"The Religious 'Other' in Black-Jewish Relations," Society, 31:6, September-October, 52-57.

"Jeremiads and Scholarship: A Review Essay." Contemporary Jewry, 15, 5-7.


"The Holocaust and Jewish Social Policy." in Patai, Raphael and Goldsmith, Emanuel. Events and Movements in Modern Judaism. New York: Paragon House, 19-37.


Abraham, Gary. A. Max Weber and the Jewish Question: A Study of the Social Outlook of His Sociology, in Studies in Contemporary Jewry, XII, 293-95.


"Apostasy Among American Jews: Three Individual Analysis," in Gary, Dorit, ed. American Jewry: Portrait and Prognosis. West orange, NJ: Behrman House, 221-43.

"How to Think About Mass Religious Conversion: Toward an Explanation of the Conversion of American Jews to Christianity." Contemporary Jewry, 18, 76-129.


"Martyrdom," in Encyclopedia of Religion and Politics, Washington, DC: CQ Books, (in press)

"E. Digby Baltzell: Moral Rhetoric and Research Methodology," Sociological Theory, 16:2, July, 149-171.

"l'qrat teoria shel hamarat dat hamonit v'yisuma l'havanat hitnatsrut yuhudei artsot habrit, (Towards a Theory of Mass Religious Conversion and its Appplication in the Undersanding of the Conversion of American Jews to Christianity). sotsiologia yisraelit, 1:1, 135-161 (Responses, 162-168).

Gat, Moshe. The Jewish Exodus from Iraq 1948-51. London and Portland, OR: Frank Cass & Co., 1997 Contemporary Jewry, Vol. 19, 180-185.

"Apostasy," in Reader's Guide to Judaism. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, (in press)

"Reply to Abbott." Sociological Theory, 17: March, 108-111.

Pipes, Daniel. The Hidden Hand: Middle East Fears of Conspiracy. New York: St. Martins Press, 1996, Review Essay in Jewish Quarterly Review, LXXXIX, Nos. 3-4 (January-April), 407-413.

Selected Reports of Research Projects

* Indicates a monograph report, usually final report of a research project.

Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University

*Social Problems of Sheltering Flood Evacuees. (With Harry V. Kincaid) 1956.

*Preliminary Annotated Bibliography and Directory of Workers in the Field of Religion and Psychiatry. 1958.

Lourdes: Participation and Observation. 1958.

Symbols, Science and Sanctity. 1958.

Bureau of Social Science Research, Washington, D.C.

Manual for the Courage Scale, 1962.
Self Induced Anxiety and Its Self Control. (With Marisal Reyes-Gavilan and J. Nancy Stoller) 1963.

Concepts and Indicators in Studies of Behavior Under Stress, 1964.

The Relation of Institutional and Interactive Deviance, 1965.

Worship and the Dangerous Life: A Study of Church Attendance Among Sport Parachutists, 1966.

*The Impact of the Means of Recruitment on Performance in a Dangerous Sport: Social, Enthusiastic and Exhibitionist Sky-divers, 1966.

The Passion for Skydiving, 1967.

Center for Research on the Acts of Man, University of Pennsylvania

*Two Centuries of Child-Rearing Manuals, 1968.

*Disabled Families. (Editor and Author),1969.

*Synagogues Without Ghettos. (With David P. Varady) 1970.

Some Notes on American Society in the 1990's Relevant to Solar Energy Technology Policy. (With Albert G. Crawford) 1974.

*Pharmaceuticals and the Social Environment. (With Joseph R. Piasecki and Seymour J. Mandelbaum) 1974.

*The Workplace Reaches Out: A Study of Organizational Impropriation. (With Robert H. Edelstein and William Gomberg) 1974.

*Thinking Sociologically About Transportation and Society. (With George S. Masnick and Yoav Santo) 1977.

*Projecting the Social Institutional Impacts of Energy Consumption
(with Robert Edelstein and William Burch, Jr.)

*The Social Impacts of the New York Blackout of 1977 and What Other Cities May Learn From It, 1978.

*The Inupiat, Economics and Alcohol on the Alaskan North Slope. (With Edward F. Foulks and Mark H. Moore) 1980.
*Social Change and the Alcohol Problem on the Alaskan North Slope. (With Edward F. Foulks and Mark H. Moore) 1980.

*Jews in the Executive Suite (book length manuscript) 1987

How the American Polity Molds Kashrut Supervision 1987

The Classical Formulations of the Dietary Laws: A Comparison of the Jewish Rabbinic, Karaite, and Islamic Shariya Positions 1987

What is to Be Done? Interpretations of the Holocaust and Jewish Social Policy 1988

Energy and Society Research: Some Methodological Considerations 1988

Ethnicity as Ideology 1991

Baltzell Visited 1992

In the Actor's Voice 1992

Local History: Some Methodological Issues 1992

Center for Research on the Acts of Man - Poverty Research Program

*The Work Incentive Program: Making Adults Economically Independent. 2 vols. (with chapters contributed by Jessie Bernard, Stephen Cole and Robert Lejeune, James A. Davis, Sar A. Levitan, Martin Rein, Sheldon R. Roen), 1972.

Community Through Industry: An Interpretive Summary, 1978.

*Six Years in the Lives of the Impoverished: An Examination of the WIN Thesis, 1978.

*Family Authority and Economy: Pervasive Patriarchality, 1978.

*The Reaffirmation of Work Commitment: The WIN Program, 1978.

*From Welfare to Earnings: Causes and Consequences of Economic
Independence, 1978.

*Transportation and Poverty, 1978.

*Energy Shortages and the Poor, 1978.

Blackness, Catholicism, Matrifocality, 1978.

*Getting In: Attitudes Toward Work Agencies Which Help or Hinder, 1978.

The Usefulness of Effort: A Perspective on the Self, 1978.

Work and the Echo of Adolescence, 1978.

Authentic Gender Identity: Psycho-Social Causes and Economic
Consequences, 1978.

The Concern With Motherhood, 1978.

The Non-Economics of Poverty, 1980.

*Policy Implications of the Camden WIN Study, 1982.

The Civic Community: A Matriarchal Force, 1982.


Who's Who in America
Contemporary Authors
American Men of Science
Who's Who in World Jewry
Swatos, William H. ed. Encyclopedia of Religion and Society, 1998, p. 264.