University of Minnesota
Department of Sociology

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Christopher Uggen

Christopher Uggen

Distinguished McKnight Professor
Ph.D. 1995 University of Wisconsin, Madison
Room 1167 Social Sciences
Phone: 612-624-4016

Curriculum Vitae

Interest Areas

Crime, Law, and Deviance; Life Course; Inequality; Methods.

Current Research

Criminal Records, Race, and Employment. NIJ and JEHT Foundation.

Incarceration and Health, with Jason Schnittker. RWJF Investigator Award., editor and publisher, with Doug Hartmann.

Selected Publications

”Legal Ambiguity and Criminal Records,” with Sarah Lageson and Mike Vuolo. Forthcoming in Law & Social Inquiry.

”Taste Clusters of Music and Drugs,” with Mike Vuolo and Sarah Lageson. Forthcoming in British Journal of Sociology.

Productive Addicts and Harm Reduction: How Work Reduces Crime – But Not Drug Use,” with Sarah Shannon. 2014. Social Problems 61:1-26.

Sexual Harassment, Workplace Authority, and the Paradox of Power,” with Heather McLaughlin and Amy Blackstone. 2012. American Sociological Review 77:625-47.

Employment and Exile: U.S. Criminal Deportations, 1908-2005,” with Ryan King and Michael Massoglia. 2012. American Journal of Sociology 117:1786-1825.

Dealers, Thieves, and the Common Determinants of Drug and Non-Drug Illegal Earnings,” with Melissa Thompson. 2012. Criminology 50:1057-87.

Incarceration and Psychiatric Disorders,” with Jason Schnittker and Michael MassBook Cover: Locked Outoglia. 2012. Journal of Health and Social Behavior 53:448-64.

Settling Down and Aging Out: Toward an Interactionist Theory of Desistance and the Transition to Adulthood,” with Michael Massoglia. 2010. American Journal of Sociology 116:543-82.

Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy, with Jeff Manza. 2006. New York: Oxford University Press. Paperback 2008.