Ruth HorowitzProfessor of Sociology
Ph.D. 1975, M.A. 1972, University of Chicago; B.A. 1969, Temple University.
Office Address: 295 Lafayette St., Room 4101
Office Hours: Mondays 10:30 - 12:30 PM and Mondays 2:00 - 3:00 PM by appointment
Phone: Tel: (212) 998-8383
Areas of Research/Interest: Social control; deviance; juvenile delinquency; urban communities; field research methods.
Fellowships/Honors: Honorable Mention C. Wright Mills Award for Honor and the American Dream (1984); C.H. Cooley Award for Teen Mothers (1995); Burrows Graduate Educator Award (1997).
In the Public Interest: Medical Licensing and the Diciplinary Process. Rutgers University Press. 2012
Teen Mothers: Citizens or Dependents? University of Chicago Press. 1995.
Street Kids, Street Drugs, Street Crime: An Examination of Drug Use and Serious Delinquency in Miami, with J.A. Inciardi and A.E. Pottieger. Wadsworth. 1992.
Honor and the American Dream: Culture and Identity in a Chicano Community. Rutgers University Press. 1983.
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