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William J. "Beau" Weston
John M. and Louise Van Winkle Professor of Sociology
B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A.R. (ethics), Yale Divinity School;
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (sociology), Yale University
Special interest in the sociology of religion. Author of Presbyterian Pluralism: Competition in a Protestant House (University of Tennessee Press, 1997). Editor of and contributor to Education and the American Family: A Synthesis of Research (New York University Press, 1989). Research and teaching on topics related to family life and major contemporary social issues.