Jeff PetersonDepartment: Sociology/Anthropology
Education: BS Washington State University; MA, Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Academic Interests: Research Interests Social Movements and Citizenship, Urban Law and Citizenship, Urban Sociology, Methods and Methodology, Historical and Comparative Studies, Formal Organizations, Family, Social Policy, Immigration. Teaching Interests Social Movements and Citizenship, Urban Sociology and Land Use, Race and Ethnicity, Methods and Methodology, Formal Organizations, Development and Underdevelopment, Social Problems, Deviance, Survey Research Methods, Field Research Methods, Historical and Comparative Research Methods, Evaluation Research Methods.
Peer Reviewed Publications: 1991 Peterson, Jeff; “Squatters in the United States and Latin America: The Discourse of Community Development” in The Community Development Journal vol. 26, no.1 Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 1999 Peterson, Jeff D. , “La Lucha Por El Ciudadano: Movimientos Sociales, Pronasol, y La Teoría de Nuevos Movimientos Sociales en Guadalajara, México,” Espiral No. 5 May/Aug, University of Guadalajara. Chapters in Edited Volumes 2000 Peterson, Jeff D. "Sheer Foolishness: Shifting Definitions of Danger in Conducting And Teaching Ethnographic Field Research" in Lee-Treweek and Linkogle (eds.) Danger in the Field: Risk and Ethics in Social Research, Routledge. 1992 Peterson, Jeff; “Distribution and Redistribution: A Comparison of Land Use Laws and the Squatters of Mexico and the United States,” in Mondríguez and Walschak eds., Quincentennial: A Critical Exploration, San Antonio, Texas: Incarnate Word College Publications. Book Reviews 2001,March, Holston, James, Cities and Citizenship. Reviewed for American Anthropologist 2003, May, v. 32 no.3, Lent, Adam, British Social Movements Since 1945: Sex, Colour, Peace and Power. Reviewed for Contemporary Sociology. Papers and Presentations 2006 Peterson, Jeff, Getting by On Your Own: Latino Immigrants in Small Oregon Communities, Pacific Sociological Association Meetings, April 20-23, Universal City, CA. 2003 Peterson, Jeff, Latinos and Entrepreneurs: Exploring the Concept of Latino Cultural Citizenship in Small, Rural Communities. " Pacific Sociological Association Meetings, April 3-6, Pasadena, CA.
Hobbies: Soccer/football and Brazil's complete domination of the World Cup, Hiking, Traveling, motorcycle riding, gardening, reading, Coffee, Good and Bad Movies, new authors to read, traveling to Latin America
Favorite People: Nelson Mandela, Pelé, Richard Feynman, Buckminster Fuller Favorite superhero: Too Much Coffee Man
Music, Music, Music: From Facebook: Currently on Heavy Rotation: Joshua Radin, Justin Nozuka, The Thermals, My Morning Jacket, Maná, Pablo Milanés, Black Keys and R.L. Burnside Alternative--The Thermals, Postal Service, Beck, Arctic Monkeys, Stars of Track and Field, The Shins, Spoon, Cat Power, Gorillaz, Pedro the Lion, Band of Horses, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Latin--Pablo Milanés, Silvio Rodríguez, Rubén Blades, Maná, Francisco Céspedes, Los Gipsy Kings!, Omara Portuondo, Rúben González R&B/Blues/Soul--Aretha Franklin, Amy Winehouse, Keb' Mo', John Lee Hooker, Marcia Ball, Room Full of Blues, Al Green, Bobby Bland, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Black Keys Country--Lyle Lovett, Southern Culture on the Skids, Willie Nelson, Los Dixie Chicks Reggae--Bedouin Soundclash, Bob Marley, Burning Spear Rock--Flaming Lips, The Ramones, Green Day, Kings of Leon, The Kinks, Little Feat, The White Stripes Folk/Blue Grass--Del McCoury Band, Johny Cash, Oyster Band, Harper Tasche, Railroad Earth, Teddy Thompson, Iron and Wine Jazz--Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, John Coltrane
Favorite Books: Blindness, José Saramago The Once and Future King, T.H. White Island of the Sequined Love Nun, Christopher Moore (or anything by him) Skipped Parts, Tim Sandlin Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Five things you should know...: 1. Coffee-very important 2. Soccer-My second religion 3. Working on setting up a new Linfield Center for Regional Studies at Linfield 4. Work a lot in Latin America, lately most in Guatemala 5. I have 35 Gigs of music on my ipod, and I'm willing to use them...
Favority Quotes: "I've been ionized, but I'm okay now." Buckaroo Banzai "Society is an insane asylum run by the inmates." -Erving Goffman "How often have we shown ourselves as we really are, and yet we need not have bothered, there was no one there to notice..." José Saramago,The Stone Raft "You figure that's just gotta be jelly cos jam just don't shake like that..." Alabama 3 The Dude: And, you know, he's got emotional problems, man. Walter: You mean... beyond pacifism? “If there's anything more important than my ego around, I want it caught and shot now.” -Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Phone: 503-883- 2437
Peer AdvisorKaitlyn Webb
Hometown: John Day Oregon