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H. Taylor Buckner Retired Associate Professor, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University
DEGREES AND THESES:
Maître en administration des affaires (M.B.A. - Finance)
Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Affiliée á l'Université
de Montréal). 6 September 1984.
Diplôme en sciences administratives. (D.S.A.) Ecole des
Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Affiliée á l'Université de
Montréal). 15 April 1982.
Doctor of Philosophy (Sociology) University of California at
Berkeley, 1967. Thesis: "The Police: The Culture of a Social
Control Agency" (Multilith, 1967).
Master of Arts (Sociology) University of California at
Berkeley, 1964. Thesis: "Deviant Group Organization"
Bachelor of Science (Sociology) University of Louisville,
1959. "Topological Sociological Theory" (Theory
ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST:
Firearms and Society, Survey Research Methods, Deviant
Behavior, Participant Observation Research, Race and Ethnic
Relations, Statistics, Finance, Sociology of Business.
Undergraduate Advisor, Sociology, 1987-1994.
Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia
University, 1981 to 1984, and 197677.
Coordinator of Urban Studies, Concordia University, 197476.
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Concordia
University, 1996 to present. (Retired)
Associate Professor of Sociology, Concordia (Previously Sir
George Williams) University, 1970 to 1996. Teaching Research
Design and Analysis, Deviant Behaviour, Participant Observation
Research, Introduction to Sociology, Self and Society, Urban
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sir George Williams
Assistant Professor of Sociology, San Francisco State College
(now San Francisco State University), 196667.
Teaching Assistant, Sociology, University of California at
Graduate Research AnalystResearch Assistant, Survey Research
Center, University of California at Berkeley, 196163.
Research Assistant, Sociology, Indiana University,
Consulting Sociologist, 1961 to present, various clients. Consulting on the
Design and Analysis of Survey Research projects is available.
Cooper Group, Survey Research Consulting 198889.
League for Human Rights of B'nai B'rith, surveys on
antiSemitism. 1983 - 1991.
MultiReso (Market Research) Consultant, 1978 to 1988.
Questionnaire translations (French to English), focus group
NonMedical Use of Drugs Directorate, Consultant, 1978.
Projections of Cannabis use in Canada for 1984.
Royal Commission of Inquiry into the NonMedical Use of Drugs
(LeDain Commission), Consultant, 19691972. Analysis of three
large scale surveys of drug use in Canada.
School of Criminology, University of California at Berkeley,
Consultant, 196667. Social Welfare Department, University of
California at Berkeley, 1964.
PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS PRESENTED:
Deviance, Reality and Change. Random House. New York,
(Extract from Chapter 12 Flying Saucers and New Age Reality)
Topological Sociological Theory. Theory Publications,
JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, PAPERS PRESENTED AT
With Gary A. Mauser. Canadian
Attitudes Toward Gun Control: The Real Story. A Mackenzie
Institute Occasional Paper, (Toronto) January 1997.
Wertrationalität: an Examination of Rationalities in the Gun
Control Debate" Presented to the Firearms and Society
session of the Canadian Law and Society Association meetings,
Brock University, June 3, 1966.
"Sex and Guns: Is Gun Control Male
Control?" Presented in the Deviance and Control:
Quantitative Studies session of the American Sociological
Association 89th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, 5 August 1994.
"Concordia's 'Gun Control'
Petition: Ignorance of the Law is the Only Excuse."
Presented in the Firearms and Society section of the Law and
Society Meetings, University of Calgary, 14 June 1994. I was also
"Minorities on Minorities: How Canada's Ethnic Minorities
View Selected Canadian Minority Groups." Working Paper
No. 3 . Centre For Community and Ethnic Studies, Concordia
"Missisquoi Community School Student Survey."
Missisquoi Community School, 1992.
The 410 Report: The 1990 Student Services Survey.
Department of Sociology, Concordia University, October 1990.
"Attitudes Towards Minorities: Seven Year Results and
Analysis." For The Review of AntiSemitism in Canada.
1990, did not appear as the Review has ceased publication.
"Attitudes Towards Minorities: Four Year Results and
Analysis." The Review of AntiSemitism in Canada.
1987. pp. 818.
"A Study of Canadian Attitudes Towards Jews, Italians,
and Poles: A Three Year Analysis." The Review of
AntiSemitism in Canada. 1985.
"A Study of Canadian Attitudes Towards Jews, Italians and
Poles - A Preliminary Comparative Analysis: 198384." The
Review of AntiSemitism in Canada. 1984.
Editor, Abstracts and Indices of Research Papers on File in
the Montreal Ethnographic Data Bank. Sociology and
Anthropology Laboratory, Concordia University, 1983.
With JeanMarc Fillion. "Night Work." Read at the
CSAA meetings, Halifax, N.S., 1981.
"Interaction for Profit: Strategies for Managing a
Drinking Establishment." Read at the CSAA meetings,
"Cannabis Use and its Consequences: Projections for
Canada in 1984." Health and Welfare, NonMedical Use of
Drugs Directorate, 1978.
"On the Applicability of the Unimodal Distribution Theory
of Alcohol Consumption to Cannabis Consumption." Health and
Welfare, NonMedical Use of Drugs Directorate, 1978.
"Observations on the Police SubCulture." Read at
the CSAA meetings, Toronto, 1974.
"Organization of a LargeScale Field Work Course." Urban
Life and Culture. Vol. 2, No. 3, October, 1973. Also read at
the CSAA meetings, Kingston, Ontario, 1973.
With N. Christie and E. Fattah. "Police et culture."
In Police, Culture et Société (ed. D. Szabo). Les
Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 1974.
Editor. Observations on the Normalization of Cannabis.
Report to the NonMedical Use of Drugs Directorate, 1972.
Editor, with K. Jonassohn. Urban Life Styles: Observations
in Montreal '72. Department of Sociology, Sir George Williams
"Police Culture". Presented at IV Symposium
International de Criminologie Comparée, Mont Gabriel, Quebec,
"Social Reality as Process". Read at the CSAA
meetings, St. John's, Newfoundland, 1971.
Editor. Urban Life Styles: St. Catherine St. Friday Night.
Department of Sociology, Sir George Williams University, 1971.
"The Transvestic Career Path".
Psychiatry. Vol. 33, No. 3, August 1970. Also read at the
ASA meetings, San Francisco, 1969.
"Transformations of Reality in the
Legal Process". Social
Research. Vol. 37, No.l., Spring 1970. Reprinted in Phenomenology
and Sociology. edited by Thomas Luckmann, Penguin Books,
1978. Also read at the ASA meetings, 1968.
"The Police and Social Control". Read at the ASA
"The Flying Saucerians: An Open Door Cult". In Sociology
and Everyday Life. edited by Marcello Truzzi. PrenticeHall,
1967. Reprinted in Sociology by David Popenoe, Appleton,
Century, Crofts, 1971. Also read at ASA meetings 1965.
With N. Gumas. "An Assessment of Training Programs in
Public Agencies Dealing with Juvenile Delinquency." School
of Criminology, University of California at Berkeley, 1966.
"The Maintenance of Interaction in ThreePerson
Conversation Groups." Read at the 1966 ASA meetings.
"Flying Saucers are for People." Transaction.
"The Flying Saucerians: A Lingering Cult." New
Society. 9 September 1965.
"A Theory of Rumor Transmission."
Public Opinion Quarterly. Vol. 29, Spring 1965. Reprinted
in Evans, Collective Behavior. 1969, and in the second
edition, 1974. Reprinted in Marketing and Society: A
Conceptual Introduction. Ronald P. Gist. Read at the ASA
meetings in 1963. "How Rumors Spread." New Society.
Vol. 4, No. 198, 1964.
"A Survey of the Heterosexual Transvestites." Read
at the Pacific Chapter of the American Association for Public
Opinion Research, 1964.
Member of Concordia University's Human Research Ethics
Committee, 1990 - 1992, Chair, 1993.
Expert Witness, Research Methods, R. vs. Fringe Records,
Expert Witness, Research Methods, R. vs. Penthouse, Montreal,
Member, comité d'évaluation, Fonds F.C.A.C., comité 10,
Member, comité d'évaluation, Conseil québécois de la
recherche sociale. Mésadaptation sociale. 1982.
Associate Editor, Deviant Behavior: an Interdisciplinary
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