Daniel F Chambliss

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A member of the Hamilton College (Clinton, NY) faculty since 1981, Dan Chambliss graduated from New College (Florida) in 1975 and earned Master′s and Ph.D. degrees from Yale University; in 1982 his doctoral thesis received the American Sociological Association's prize for the best recent dissertation on medical sociology. His research interests are higher education, organizations, social psychology and research methods, while he teaches courses from introductory sociology through senior theses, with an emphasis on social theory, social psychology, and phenomenology. Holder of two previous endowed chairs in recognition of undergraduate teaching, in 2005 Chambliss was named the inaugural holder of the Eugene M. Tobin Distinguished Professorship at Hamilton.

He is the winner of the ASA′s Theory section prize for his work on organizational excellence
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