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Ted I. K. Youn

associate professor
educational leadership and higher education department

Ted I. K. Youn

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Room 226

617.552.4189

   

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Yale University

EXPERTISE/INTERESTS

Qualitative methods; sociology of education; organizational theory in higher education; evolution of the academic profession; politics of education; social studies of the American elite.

HONORS/PUBLICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Books, monographs, and Annuals Published

With W.R. Freudenburg (eds.), Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Vol. 7, The JAI Press, 1999.

With W.R. Freudenburg (eds.), Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Vol. 6, The JAI Press, 1997.

With Patricia B. Murphy (eds.), Organizational Studies in Higher Education, The Garland Series in Contemporary Higher Education, The Garland Press, 1997. 

Readings in Academic Organizations with Patricia B. Murphy, the Garland Series in Higher Education, the Garland Press, 1996.

With W.R. Freudenburg (eds.), Research in Social Problems and Policy Making, Vol. 5, the JAI Press, 1994.

Academic Labor Markets and Careers with David W. Breneman, the Stanford Series on Education and Public Policy (eds.), Philadelphia, PA: The Falmer Press, 1988.

Academic Power: Comparative, Historical, and Structural Perspectives with Burton R. Clark, Washington, DC: Higher Education Publishers, 1976. (Reprinted by ERIC System in Higher Education in 1988).

Books and Monographs in Preparation

Between the Market and the Institutional Hierarchy: A Study of Changing Academic Careers, a manuscript in preparation.

Chosen to Fight the World Fight: Generations of American Rhodes Scholars (tentative title) with Karen Arnold in preparation.

Chapters and Articles Published

“How Have Changes in Academic Market Generated Greater Inequality in Higher Education?” Academe, Volume 91, No. 6, 27-31, November-December 2005.

With Karen Arnold, “Pathways to Prominence: Explaining Contours of Career Hierarchy of American Rhodes Scholars.”  In Alice S. Ilchman, Warren F. Ilchman, and Mary Hale Tolar (Eds.), The Lucky Few and the Worthy Many.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. 

With W.R. Freudenburg, “Social Science Research and Forms of Institutional Failures,” Research in Social Problems in Public Policy, Vol. 6, 1-12, The JAI Press, 1997.

With Patricia B. Murphy, “Organizational Studies of Higher Education: A Historical Review.”  In Youn and Murphy (eds.), Organizational Studies in Higher Education, vii-xii, Garland Publishing Inc., 1997. 

With Zelda F. Gamson, "Organizational Responses to the Labor Market: A Study of Faculty Search in Comprehensive Colleges and Universities," Higher Education 29: 189-205, 1994.

With W. R. Freudenburg, "A New Perspective on Problems and Policy," Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Volume 5, 1-20 , 1994.

"The Sociology of Academic Careers and Academic Labor Markets," Research in Labor Economics, 13:101 - 130, 1992.

With Daniel Zelterman, "Indicator Models in Social Mobility Tables," Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 14: 39-53. (no.1), 1992.

With Karyn A. Loscocco, "Institutional History and Ideology: The Evolution of Two Women's Colleges," The History of Higher Education Annual, 11: 20-44. 1991.

With Zelda F. Gamson and Dorothy E. Finnegan, "Assessing Faculty Shortages in Comprehensive Universities," Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, Volume 1, No. 4 (Spring): 87-98, 1991.

"Effects of Academic Labor Markets on Academic Careers," Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Volume V: 134-154. 1989. A version of this essay was also included in the book, Academic Labor Markets and Careers (1988).

"Patterns of Institutional Self-Recruitment of Young Ph.D.'s: Effects of Academic Markets on Career Mobility," Research in Higher Education, Volume 29: 195-218 (No.2), 1988.

"Studies of Academic Markets and Careers: A Historical Review," in Academic Labor Markets and Careers, 8-27. The Stanford Series on Education and Public Policy: The Falmer Press, 1988. A version of this paper was published in Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research Volume V.

With Daniel Zelterman. "Institutional Career Mobility in Academia," in Academic Labor Markets and Careers, 52-73. The Stanford Series on Education and Public Policy: The Falmer Press, 1988.

With David W. Breneman, "Introduction," in Academic Labor Markets and Careers, 1-7. The Stanford Series on Education and Public Policy: The Falmer Press, 1988.

Chapters and Articles in Review

“Evolution of Organizational Rules,” a manuscript under review, the second phase by The Journal of Higher Education, 2006.

Chapters and Articles in Preparation

With Gordon B. Arnold, “What Does the Reforming of Undergraduate Curriculum Tell Us About the Political Order in Academia?” a paper in preparation.  It was presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Albuquerque, NM, November 2001.

Other Publications

"Science in the American College," with Burton R. Clark (NSF contract #007-SP-0279), 1976, published by the National Science Foundation in Science and Public Policy, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979.

"An Analysis of Alternative Financing Plans," published in A Context for Policy Research, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1974.

With Raymond Thompson, "A Survey of Non-collegiate Postsecondary Institutions in America," published in A Context for Policy Research , U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1974.

Contributed to various chapters in The Boundless Resource: A Prospectus for Education and Work in America (E.P. Dutton Publishers, 1975) authored by Willard Wirtz.

Contributed to the preparation of "Postsecondary Education in a Changing Society," published by the President's Commission on the Financing of Postsecondary Education, 1973, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, Chapters 2 and 3 of the Final Report.

Contributed to the preparation of "Access Alone Is Not Enough," in The Second Newman Report: National Policy and Higher Education (M.I.T. Press, 1974). An original draft was submitted to the Newman Task Force and a more developed version was published in its final report. The Task Force holds the authorship of the report.

Papers Read at Professional Meetings

With Karen Arnold, “Generations of American Rhodes Scholars, “The Centennial Reunion of the North American Rhodes Scholars, Philadelphia, PA, August 2005.

With John Shandra, “Achieving Wealth and Power Among the Best and Brightest,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 2004.

With Karen Arnold and Katya Salkever, “Pathways to Prominence: Social Origins, Educational Prestige, and Career Distinction of American Rhodes Scholars,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C., August 2000.

With Karen Arnold and Katya Salkever, “Baccalaureate Origins and Career Attainments of American Rhodes Scholars,” a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Sacramento CA, November 1999.

With Gordon B. Arnold, “Public Discourse and Institutional Ecology: A Frame Analysis of the Politics of General Education Reform,” a paper in preparation for the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, August 1998.

With Gordon B. Arnold, “What Does the Reforming of Undergraduate Curriculum Tell Us About the Political Order in Academia, a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Albuquerque, NM, November 1997.

"The Importance of Being in the Right Place: The Politics of Academic Career Succession," a paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY (August 1996).

" Sociological Studies of Academic Organizations: A Critical Review," a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Orlando, Florida, November 1995.

"Negotiated Order and Organizational Culture," Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 1994), Los Angeles, CA

"Organizational Responses to Labor Market Changes," with Zelda Gamson, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 20, 1992), Pittsburgh, PA.

"Tracking Academic Labor Markets-Reports from The Field," with Zelda F. Gamson, presented at a symposium at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (November 1, 1991), Boston, MA.

"Organizational Perspectives of Labor Markets in Academia" with Zelda F. Gamson, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association meeting (August 25, 1991), Cincinnati, OH.

"The Sociology of Academic Careers and Academic Labor Markets" presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 14, 1990), Washington, DC.

"Assessing and Evaluating Targeted Research Programs" presented at a National Research Council meeting (December 19, 1990), Washington, DC.

"Ideology and Decision Making in Organizations," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 2, 1988), San Francisco, CA.

"Academic Labor Markets and Careers: A Preview of the Forthcoming Book," presented at the American Council on Education Policy Seminar (May 24, 1988), Washington, DC.

"Social Science Research in Academic Labor Markets and Careers," presented at the annual meeting of Association for the Study of Higher Education, (November 2, 1987) Baltimore, MD (also chaired the session).

"Organizations, Productivity and Career Mobility in Academia," with Daniel Zelterman, presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 14, 1987), in Chicago, IL.

"Changing Academic Markets for Sociologists and Economists," presented at the Eastern Sociological Association Meeting on May 2, 1987, Boston, MA.

"Academic Career Mobility in Multiple Labor Markets," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 16, 1985), Washington, DC.

"Markovian Models for Measuring Career Mobility," with Daniel Zelterman, presented at a statistics colloquium at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, State University of New York at Albany, February 2, 1985.

"Changing Academic Markets for New Ph.D.s in American Higher Education," presented at a conference on Graduate Education (October 1, 1984), Yale University, New Haven, CT.

"Segmented Academic Careers and Segmented Academic Markets," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 22, 1984), San Antonio, TX.

"The Changing Academic Stratification System," presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (August 20, 1984), Detroit, MI.

"Error and Error Correcting in Decision Making in Organizations: Some Theoretical Considerations," presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Public Administration Conference (February 9, 1983), Buffalo, NY.

"The Changing Academic Markets: The Effects of the Expansion and Contraction of Higher Education," presented at the annual meeting of Association for the Study of Higher Education (October 27, 1982), Washington, DC.

Book Reviews

Review of the Social Transformation of American Medicine by Paul Starr, Basic Books, New York, 1982, published in Work and Occupations, Vol. 12, No.3, August 1985, pp. 384-386.

Editorship

Co-Editor of Research in Social Problems and Public Policy: A Research Annual beginning with Volume V, (a six year term) that is scheduled to be published in 1996. Each volume is organized according to a specific theme and manuscripts submitted will be reviewed by the editorial committee and each volume will include an introductory review essay by the editors. Professor William Freudenburg of the University of Wisconsin is a co-editor for volume V, VI, and VII.

Associate Editor of the Review of Higher Education, an official scholarly journal for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, 1996-