Dr. Robert Wallace

R. Wallace, not Max Weber


1989                Doctor of Philosophy

1987                Master of Philosophy

1985                Master of Arts

                        Columbia University

                        New York, New York

1980                Master of Gerontological Studies

                                                            Miami University

                                                            Oxford, Ohio                         

                                    1978                Bachelor of Science

                                                            Texas Tech University

                                                            Lubbock, Texas


Collective Conscience, Introduction to Sociology, Social Research, Social Stratification, Social Psychology, Seminar in Sociology

Wrongfully Convicted, Studies in Criminology, White Collar Crime, Issues in Criminology 


Social class cultures, Mobility patterns, Poverty, Prosocial behavior, Causes of wrongful convictions, Life after innocence, Elite criminal behavior

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS (students’ names are in italics):

Robert Wallace & Kimberly Tribou. 2015. “Organizational Drift: From Arthur Andersen to the Veterans Affairs.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, Denver, Colorado.

Robert Wallace & Candace Boehm. 2015. “The Innocent Men: The Social Psychological Adjustment after Exoneration.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, Denver, Colorado.

Robert Wallace, Edgardo Mora, & Sarrah Friend. 2013. “Class and Conformity in Mexico.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, New Orleans, Louisana.  

Robert Wallace & Bradley Love. 2012. “Class and Marketing: Motivating Mobility Through Envy.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, San Diego, California.

Robert Wallace & Vonda Sills. 2011. “Class and Individualism.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Robert Wallace & Megan Schweigert. 2010. “Mobility as Internal Class Struggle: Tweaking the Status Attainment Model.” Southwestern Sociological Associations meetings, Houston, Texas.

Robert Wallace. 2008. “Looking for a Working Class in the 1950s: Testing the Embourgeoisement Thesis.”  North American Labor History Conference at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Robert Wallace & Kimberly Patterson. 2008. “The Culture of Poverty.” Southwestern Sociological Association meetings, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Robert Wallace. 2007. “Class with Culture: Looking for a Middle Class Culture,” Southwestern Sociological Association meetings, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Robert Wallace. 2006. “Class with Culture: Looking for a Working Class Culture.” Southwestern Sociological Association meetings, San Antonio, Texas.