Ted Gerber

Position title: Professor of Sociology

Email: tgerber@ssc.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-5033

4450 Sewell Social Sciences

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Ph.D., Sociology University of California-Berkeley, 1995

Departmental Areas of Interest:

Demography and Ecology, Education, Methods and Statistics, Social Stratification


Soc 360 Statistics for Sociologists
Soc 496 Topics: Population and Society in Contemporary Russia
Soc 633 Social Stratification
Soc 923 Social Stratification
Soc 952 Log-linear, latent class, and finite mixture models.
Soc 971 Migration and Migrants

Other Campus Affiliations:

Center for Demography and Ecology
Center for Russian, East Europe, and Central Asia
Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies
University of Wisconsin Survey Center

Selected Publications:

Kosyakova, Yuliya, and Theodore P. Gerber. 2019. “Adult education, stratification, and regime change: upgrading and sidestepping in Russia, 1965-2005.” Sociology of Education. Vol. 92, no. 2, pp. 124-49.

Chapman, Hannah S., and Theodore P. Gerber. Forthcoming. “Foreign Media Broadcasts as a Tool of Soft Power: Opinion Formation and Issue Framing Effects of Russian News in Kyrgyzstan.” International Studies Quarterly. 

He, Qian., and Theodore P. Gerber. Forthcoming. “Origin-Country Culture, Migration Sequencing, and Female Employment: Variations among Immigrant Women in the United States.” International Migration Review.

Gerber, Theodore P., and Hannah S. Chapman. 2018. “Familiarity Breeds Contempt? Knowledge and Understanding of Democracy, Support for Democratization, and Global City Residence in Russia.” Democratization 25(3): 481-503.

Gerber., Theodore P. 2017. “Public Opinion on Human Rights in Putin-Era Russia: Continuities, Changes, and Sources of Variation.” The Journal of Human Rights 16(3): 314-331.

Gerber,Theodore P., and Jane Zavisca. 2016. “Does Russian propaganda work?  Survey evidence from four post-Soviet countries.” The Washington Quarterly 39(2): 79-98.

Torosyan, Karine., Theodore P. Gerber, and Pilar Gonalons-Pons. 2016. “Migration, Household Tasks, and Gender: Evidence from the Republic of Georgia.” International Migration Review 50(2): 445-474.

Zavisca, Jane., and Theodore P. Gerber. 2016.  “The Socioeconomic, Demographic, and Political Effects of Housing in Comparative Perspective.” Annual Review of Sociology 42: 347-367.

Lippenyi, Zoltan., and Theodore P. Gerber. 2016. “Inter-generational micro-class mobility during and after socialism: The power, education, autonomy, capital, and horizontal (PEACH) model in Hungary.” Social Science Research 58(1):80-103.

Gerber, Theodore P., and Jonas Radl. 2014. “Pushed, Pulled, or Blocked? The Elderly and the Labor Market in Post-Soviet Russia.” Social Science Research 45: 152–169.

Gerber, Theodore P., and Karine Torosyan. 2013. “Remittances in Georgia: Correlates, Economic Impact, and Social Capital Formation.” Demography 50(4): 1279-1301

Gerber, Theodore P. 2012. “Changing Family Formation Behavior in Postsocialist Countries: Similarities, Divergences, and Explanations.” Chapter 9 in Socialism Challenged, Socialism Vanquished: China and Eastern Europe, 1989-2009 edited by Nina Bandelj and Dorothy Solinger. Oxford University Press.

Gerber, Theodore P. 2012. “School Discipline, Math/Science Achievement, and College Aspirations in Contemporary Russia.” Chapter 7 in Improving Learning Environments in Schools: Lessons from Abroad edited by Richard Arum and Melissa Velez. Stanford University Press.

Gerber, Theodore P., and Brienna Perelli-Harris. 2012. “Maternity Leave in Turbulent Times: Effects on Labor Market Transitions and Fertility in Russia, 1985-2000.” Social Forces 90(4): 1297-1322