Sociolegal Studies Program
Paul Colomy, professor, received his PhD from UCLA in 1982. His primary interests are institutional change, juvenile justice, the self, social theory, and society and nature. He has published articles on these and related topics in Social Problems, Sociological Theory, Sociological Forum, Sociological Perspectives, Sociological Quarterly, Sociological Focus, and Symbolic Interaction. He has also edited or co-edited four books, including The Dynamics of Social Systems and Differentiation Theory and Social Change. He is currently conducting a study of the origins of the juvenile court. He teaches classes in social theory, self and society, kids and courts, society and nature, and understanding social life. Please click here for a copy of Paul's curriculum vitae.