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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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ranking Social Sciences
quantification Social Sciences
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money Social Sciences
emotion Social Sciences
responsibility Social Sciences
decision making Social Sciences

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Grants 2003 2007

Research Output 1983 2019

Ethical dimensions of quantification

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantification
university ranking
Social Relations

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

editor
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
quantification
regime
market
interaction
science

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

objectivity
reputation
ranking
rhetoric
emotion
6 Citations (Scopus)

Reverse engineering and emotional attachments as mechanisms mediating the effects of quantification

Espeland, W. N., Jan 1 2016, In : Historical Social Research. 41, 2, p. 280-304 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

collective identity
quantification
ranking
emotion
statistics