John (Jay) Stewart


Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
Phone: (860) 768-4331
FAX: (860) 768-4080
E-Mail: jstewart at hartford.edu


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EDUCATION:

    B.A.     1969, Michigan State University (Chemistry)
    M.S.     1971, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Sociology)
    Ph.D.    1979, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Sociology)
       Ph.D. Advisor: Warren O. Hagstrom
       Ph.D. Specialty Areas:
          Social Organization (Sociology of Science & Organizations)
          Statistics and Econometrics
          Methodology
          History of Science


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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

University of Hartford
Department of Sociology (60%) and Statistical Consultant, Information Technology Services (40%)
   Associate Professor: 1991- present.
   Assistant Professor: 1984- 1991.
Washington State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology: 1981 - 1984.
Cornell University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program for the Social Analysis of Science Systems: 1979 - 1980.
University of Wisconsin--Madison
Research specialist for various projects in organizational research (with Richard Schoenherr), medical sociology (with Bonnie Svarstad), and sociology of science (with Warren Hagstrom): 1972 - 1977.
Gould, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Research Chemist: 1967-1968.

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PUBLICATIONS:

Stewart, John, Mark Mitchell, Victor Edgerton, and Robert VanCott.
Submitted “Environmental Justice and Health Effects of Urban Air Pollution.” Journal of the National Medical Association.

Stewart, John and Susan Randolph
--2013-- “Human Rights Fulfillment: The Bedrock for a Healthy Society.” In press. Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion (2nd edition), edited by T. P. Gullotta & M. Bloom. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Randolph, Susan & Michelle Prairie & John Stewart
--2012-- “Monitoring State Fulfillment of Economic and Social Rights Obligations in the United States,” Human Rights Review 13:139–165.

Stewart, John
-- 2009-- Review of Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion, Dec. issue of Science and Public Policy.
Black, Tim and John Stewart
-- 2003-- “Burning and Burying in Connecticut: Are Regional Solutions to Solid Waste Disposal Equitable?” Pp. 61-81 in Our Backyard: A Quest for Environmental Justice, edited by Gerald R. Visgilio and Diana M. Whitelaw. New York: Rowman and Littlefield. (This book received the Outstanding Academic Title award from Choice Magazine in 2003.)
Black, Timothy and John Stewart
--2001-- "Burning and Burying in Connecticut: Are Regional Solutions to Solid Waste Disposal Equitable?" New England Journal of Public Policy , 16: 15-34.
Allison, Paul and John Stewart
--1999--  "Productivity Differences among Scientists: Evidence for Accumulative Advantage." In The Economics of Science and Innovation , Paula Stephan and David Audretsch (Eds.). This is a reprint of the 1974 ASR article listed below.
Stewart, John
--1994-- "The Poisson-Lognormal Model for Bibliometric/Scientometric Distributions," Information Processing and Management, 30:239-251.
Stewart, John
--1992--  35+ pages of syllabus, assignments, handouts, and tests from my research methods course were published in Research Methods Courses: Syllabi, Assignments and Projects (3rd edition), edited by Kevin Mulvey. Washington: ASA.
Stewart, John
--1991--  Review of Troy Duster's Backdoor to Eugenics, Social Forces , 70: 276-277.
Stewart, John
--1991--  "Response to Oldroyd," Metascience, Pilot Issue, 11-19.
Douard, John, Patricia Fleming, Laura Kramer, Sujatha Raman, and John Stewart
--1991--  "STS and Policy," pp. 7-15 in Steve Fuller and Sujatha Raman (eds.), Teaching Science and Technology Studies: A Guide to Curricular Planners, Science Studies, VPI & SU, Blacksburg, VA
Stewart, John
--1990--  Drifting Continents and Colliding Paradigms: Perspectives on the Geoscience Revolution. Indiana University Press.
Kelly, Lynn, Robert Duran, and John Stewart
--1990--  "Rhetoritherapy Revisited: A Test of Its Effectiveness as a Treatment for Communication Problems." Communication Education, 39: 207-226. (Winner of the Commission on Communication Apprehension and Avoidance Outstanding Scholarly Paper Award, Speech Communication Association, 1991)
Stewart, John
--1990--  40+ pages of various class assignments and handouts used in my Social Statistics course were published in Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Social Statistics, edited by Louis Gaydosh. Washington: ASA.
Stewart, John
--1987--  "Drifting or Colliding Interests?: A Reply to Laudan with  Some New Results." Social Studies of Science 17: 21-31.
Stewart, John
--1986--  "Drifting Continents and Colliding Interests: A Quantitative Application of the Interests Perspective." Social Studies of Science 16: 261-279.
Stewart, John
--1983--  "Achievement and Ascriptive Processes in the Recognition of Scientific Articles." Social Forces 62: 166-189.
Stewart, John, Warren Hagstrom, and Henry Small
--1981--  "The Breakup and Dispersion of a New Conceptual 'Continent'." , Geoscience, Canada 8: 8-15.
Allison, P., D. Price, B. Griffith, M. Moravcsik, and J. Stewart
--1976--  "Lotka's Law: A Problem in its Interpretation and Application." Social Studies of Science 6: 269-276.
Allison, Paul and John Stewart
--1975--  "Reply to Faia." American Sociological Review 40: 829-831.
Allison, Paul and John Stewart
--1974--  "Productivity Differences among Scientists: Evidence for Accumulative Advantage." American Sociological Review 39: 595-606.

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COURSES TAUGHT:

     Research Methods                            Social Inequality
     Social Statistics                                 Advanced Statistics
     Science, Technology, and Society      Social Problems
     Introductory Sociology                      Complex Organizations
     Evaluation Research                          Social Change
     Reasoning in Science                         Environment, Science, and Society


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