Associate Professor of Sociology
Office: Northwest Quadrant–Building B, Room 7424
On sabbatical leave for the 2013-14 academic year
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California–Berkeley
Areas of Specialization:
Family; Sex and Gender; Sociology of Caregiving
Sociol 440-202: Sociology of the Family (pdf)
Sociol 911-001: The Sociology of Institutions
Sociol 250-001: Sex and Gender (pdf)
Sociol 701-001: Professional Seminar (pdf)
Urb Std 981-001: Perspectives Toward Change in Urban Social Institutions
Stacey J. Oliker, "Gender and Friendship," Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, ed. George Ritzer, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007.
Francesca M. Cancian and Stacey J. Oliker, Caring and Gender. Pine Forge Press, 2000.
Stacey J. Oliker, "The Modernization of Friendship: Individualism, Intimacy, and Gender in the 19th Century," in Rebecca G. Adams and Graham Allan, Placing Friendship in Context, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Stacey J. Oliker, "Proximate Contexts of Workfare and Work: A Framework for Studying Poor Women's Economic Action "The Sociological Quarterly 36 (2), May 1995.
Stacey J. Oliker, "Does Workfare Work? Evaluation Research and Workfare Policy," Social Problems 41 (2), May 1994.
Stacey J. Oliker, Best Friends and Marriage: Exchange Among Women, University of California Press, 1989. Honorable Mention, American Sociological Association Jessie Bernard Award