David R. Maines



David R. Maines

Title: Professor of Sociology
E-mail: maines@oakland.edu

Major Fields:

Urban sociology, stratification, interactionism, narrative.  

Teaching Areas:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Current Social Problems
  • Social Stratification
  • Urban Sociology

Representative Publications:

  • Transforming Catholicism: Liturgical Change in the Vatical II Church,David R. Maines and Michael McCallion, Lexington Books, 2007.
  • "A Sociological Account of the Persistence of Anorexic Identities," with Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Symbolic Interaction, 28:1-23, 2005.
  • "Herbert Blumer," pp. 58-62 in George Ritzer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2005.
  • "Evidence of and Speculations on Catholic de facto Congregationalism," with Michael McCallion, Review of Religious Research, 46, pp. 92-101, 2004.
  • "Liturgical Influence on Tabernacle Location," Review of Religious Research 44:93-94, 2003 (with Michael McCallion).
  • The Faultline of Consciousness: A View of Interactionism in Sociology, Hawthorne, NY:Aldine de Gruyter, 2001.

    External Web Links

    • Curriculum Vitae