James Montgomery

Professor of Sociology

jmontgom@ssc.wisc.edu

(608) 263-7221

2436 Sewell Social Sciences

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989

Departmental Areas of Interest:

Economic Sociology, Religion, General Social Theory, Demography and Ecology, Social Psychology and Microsociology

Classes:

Soc 375 Introduction to Mathematical Sociology
Soc 376 Mathematical Models of Social Systems
Soc 655 Microfoundations of Economic Sociology

Other Campus Affiliations:

Institute for Research on Poverty

Selected Publications:

Montgomery, James D. 2011. “The Population Dynamics of Black-White-Mulatto Racial Systems.” American Journal of Sociology117(1):46–89.

Montgomery, James D. 2010. “Intergenerational Cultural Transmission as an Evolutionary Game.” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics2(4):115–36.

Montgomery, James D. 2003. “A Formalization and Test of the Religious Economies Model.” American Sociological Review68(5):782.

Montgomery, James D. 1998. “Toward a Role‐Theoretic Conception of Embeddedness.” American Journal of Sociology104(1):92–125.

Montgomery, James D. 1992. “Job Search and Network Composition: Implications of the Strength-Of-Weak-Ties Hypothesis.” American Sociological Review57(5):586.

Montgomery, James D. 1991. “Social Networks and Labor-Market Outcomes: Toward an Economic Analysis,” American Economic Review, 81: 1408-18.