Frank Harold Wilson


Office:  Bolton Hall, Room 744
Phone: 414/229-5820

Winter Break Office Hours (Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015): By appointment


Ph.D., University of Michigan

Areas of Specialization:

Urban Sociology; Population; Race and Ethnicity; History of Sociology; Theory; Sociology of Sport

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2015
Sociol 224-001: American Minority Groups
Sociol 901-001 Seminar: Urban Social Structure
Fall 2014
Sociol 224-001: American Minority Groups (pdf)
Sociol 375-001: History of Sociological Theory (pdf)
Spring 2014
Sociol 224-001: American Minority Groups (pdf)
Sociol/UrbStd 901-001: Seminar:  Urban Social Structure (pdf)
Syllabi from Recently Taught Courses
Sociol 305-051:  Sociology of Sport Summer 2013 (pdf)
Sociol 920-001: Seminar in Race and Ethnic Relations Spring 2013(pdf)

Selected Publications:

“William Julius Wilson.” In Richard Schaefer (ed.). Dictionary of Race, Ethnicity, and Society. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. 2008.

“Integration” in William Darrity (ed.). The International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: MacMillan. 2008.

“Models of Success” In Lee H. Walker, Diane Carol Bast, and S. T. Karnick (Eds.). Booker T. Washington A Re-Examination: Lectures From a Symposium at Northwestern University Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Booker T. Washington. Chicago: Heartland Institute. 2008

“Faces at the Bottom of the Well: African American Poverty in the Post-Industrial City,” in Gayle Tate and Lewis Randolph (eds.). The Urban Black Community: From Dusk Til Dawn. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 2006.

“Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations,” in Clifton Bryant and Dennis L. Peck (eds.).21st Century Sociology: A Reference Book. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. 2006

Race, Class, and the Postindustrial City: William Julius Wilson and the Promise of Sociology. Albany: State University of New York Press. 2004.

“Neoconservatives, Black Conservatives, and the Retreat from Social Justice.” in Gayle Tate and Lewis Randolph (eds.). Dimensions of Black Conservatism in the United States: Made in America. New York: Palgrave. 2002.