In Memory

Lawrence Busch

Busch, Lawrence

1990-1997 Professor of Sociology

1997-2017 University Distinguished Professor

1998-2013 Co-Director for the Center for the Study of Standards in Society

2017-2019 University Distinguished Professor Emeritus




McAdoo, Harriette Pipes


Dr. Harriette Pipes McAdoo was named University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Human Ecology in 1996. She also was a core faculty member of the African Studies Center starting in 1993. She edited the well-regarded anthology, Black Families.

She received her PhD in Educational Psychology and Child Development from the University of Michigan in 1970.






Morrison, Denton "Spud"

1964-1990 Professor of Sociology and researcher at the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station








John Rieger IVSA 1988 Rochester

Reiger, Jon H.


1961-1971 Michigan State University Department of Sociology





Harry SchwarzwellerHarry Schwarzweller


1972-2010 Michigan State University Department of Sociology

1955 masters degree in sociology, Cornell University

1958 PhD in rural sociology, Cornell University

1958-1968 University of Kentucky Lexington

1968-1972 University of West Virginia