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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Oakland University
518 Varner Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-2420
   fax: (248) 370-4608
socansw@oakland.edu

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371 

Albert J. Meehan

Department Chair
Professor of Sociology
516 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2428
meehan@oakland.edu

Research Interests

Policing, ethnomethodology, conversation analysis


Selected Publications

Albert J. Meehan and Michael C. Ponder. (2002). "Race & Place: The Ecology of Racial Profiling African American Drivers," Justice Quarterly, 19(3), 399-430.

Albert J. Meehan. (2000). “The Organizational Career of Gang Statistics: The Politics of Policing Gangs,” The Sociological Quarterly, 41(3):337-370.

Albert J. Meehan. (2000). “The Transformation of the Oral Tradition of the Police through the Introduction of Information Technology,” Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance (2):107-132.

L. Mosby, A. Rawls, Albert J. Meehan, E. Mays, and C. J. Pettinari. (1999). “Troubles in Interracial Talk about Discipline,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 30(3):489-522.


Courses Taught

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 240 Sociology of Crime and Punishment
SOC 327 Police and Society
SOC 420 Research and Policy Evaluation in Criminal Justice
SOC 430 Internship in Criminal Justice