Experts Guide

Name: Jeffrey Kidder
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Sociology
Office Phone: 815-753-6432
E-mail: jkidder@niu.edu
Expertise: Cultural Sociology; Qualitative methods, Sociological Theory; Urban Sociology - I am particularly interested in how individuals find and maintain meaning in their everyday lives. My recent research includes a three-year ethnography of bike messengers, an analysis of emotional performances by politicians, interviews with small business owners about tax policies, and a qualitative study of parkour.
Topics: CultureSociology
Last Updated: 3/19/2013