• 2945 Citations
1983 …2020

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Research Interests

Professor Espeland works in the areas of organizations, culture, and law.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1992

Sociology, MA, Arizona State University

… → 1981

Sociology, BS, Arizona State University

… → 1977

Research interests

  • Social theory
  • Sociology of law

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Research Output

When Numbers Rule

Espeland, W., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives Europeennes de Sociologie. p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethical dimensions of quantification

Espeland, W. & Yung, V., Jun 1 2019, In : Social Science Information. 58, 2, p. 238-260 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • What's good enough?

    Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Sociologica. 13, 1, p. 13-16 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • What's New with Numbers? Sociological Approaches to the Study of Quantification

    Mennicken, A. & Espeland, W. N., Jul 30 2019, In : Annual Review of Sociology. 45, p. 223-245 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 8 Scopus citations

    Engines of anxiety: Academic rankings, reputation, and accountability

    Espeland, W. N. & Sauder, M., Jan 1 2016, Russell Sage Foundation. 281 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 131 Scopus citations