- 1 CURRICULUM VITAE: Wendell Bell
- 1.1 MAJOR POSITIONS HELD
- 1.2 OFFICES HELD
- 1.3 MAJOR FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS
- 1.4 CONSULTING (Selected examples only)
- 1.5 BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
- 1.6 PUBLICATIONS II: ARTICLES, CHAPTERS, REVIEWS, ETC. (by year)
- 1.7 PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND LECTURES (by year)
- 1.8 MASS MEDIA PARTICIPATION
- 1.9 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS, YALE (many not listed)
- 1.10 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS, OTHER (selections only)
- 1.11 EDITORIAL WORK
- 1.12 MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
- 1.13 LISTING IN BIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES (various years, some past, some present)
- 1.14 Like this:
CURRICULUM VITAE: Wendell Bell
Office mailing address:
Department of Sociology
P.O. Box 208265 FAX: 203/432-6976
Yale University E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Haven, CT 06520-8265, USA
Married: Lora-Lee Edwards, Fresno, California, June 15, 1947.
Military Service: Lt (jg), U.S. Navy, Naval Aviator, active duty 1943-46, Philippine theater.
Reserve Squadron, 1947-49, Associated Volunteer Unit (A), Naval Air Station, Oakland #3 at Fresno, CA.
Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1952.
M.A., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1951.
B.A., Social Science (highest honors), California State University, Fresno, 1948
(President, Student Association, 1947-48, and class valedictorian).
(Graduate work at CSUF, fall 1948).
V-5 Naval Aviation Cadet Program, various colleges and universities, 1943-44.
M.A. (hon.), Yale University, 1963.
Fields of Interest:
Futures Studies and Social Change, Human Values and Global Ethics, Altruism and Morality, Ethnicity and Nationalism (Caribbean, Western Europe, American society, and comparatively worldwide).
MAJOR POSITIONS HELD
1995-present Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Yale University.
And Consulting Futurist-Sociologist, Author, Lecturer.
2003-present Fellow, The Henry Koerner Center, Yale University.
2000-05 Senior Research Scientist, Center for Comparative Research, Yale University.
1963-95 Professor of Sociology, Yale University.
[Also, I served as Chair of the Department of Sociology, 1965-69; Director, Comparative Sociology Training Program, 1969-77 (established a graduate program involving research abroad); Director of Undergraduate Studies, 1976-83 (reorganized undergraduate curriculum); Director of Graduate Studies, 1984-89 & 1994. Additionally, I helped establish the Yale Program, now Department, of African American Studies, served on its Executive and Advisory Committees, and taught joint courses in its programs of study for many years.]
1957-63 Associate Professor to Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles.
[Director, West Indies Study Program, 1960-63 (established a research project and a doctoral program for both American and West Indian students.)]
1954-57 Associate Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
1952-54 Assistant Professor of Sociology (and Acting Director, Survey Research Facility), Stanford University, CA.
1949-51 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles.
2002-05 Advisor, the Executive Board, Research Committee 07 (Futures Research), International Sociological Association.
1988-89 Member, Council, Caribbean Studies Association.
1979-80 President, Caribbean Studies Association.
1979-82 Member-at-Large, Section (K) on Social, Economic, and Political Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
1970-79 Member, Executive Committee of the Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section, International Studies Association.
1978-79 Vice President, Caribbean Studies Association.
1970-73 Member, Advisory Council, International Studies Association.
1970-71 Vice President, International Studies Association.
1966-69 Member, Division of Behavioral Sciences, National Research Council—National Academy of Sciences (Executive Committee, 1968-69), Washington, D.C.
1962-64 Member, Advisory Council, Pacific Sociological Association.
1960-61 Vice President, Pacific Sociological Association.
MAJOR FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS
2014 Received an Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Futures Research for most distinguished contributions to forward-oriented sociology. Other Inaugural awardees were: Ulrich Beck, Fernando H. Cardoso, Johan Galtung, and Eleonora B. Masini.
2011 Received the “Laurel” award from the Foresight Network for outstanding services to futures thinking. Past recipients include Richard Buckminster Fuller, Herman Kahn, Alvin Toffler, and H.G. Wells: http://news.yale.edu/2012/04/04/futurist-wendell-bell-receives-laurel-award
2008 My 2-volume work, Foundations of Futures Studies, was selected by the Association of Professional Futurists as the second most important futures work in recent times.
2005 Received an award as “Outstanding Alumnus” from the College of Social Sciences, Fresno State University, Fresno, CA, October 13.
2005 Received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” for “outstanding achievement and acknowledgement of his many contributions to the field of futures studies and to the well being of humankind,” from the World Futures Studies Federation at its conference in Budapest, Hungary, August 20-24.
2002 Recognized by Dr. Richard C. Levin, President of Yale Universitydedication, and distinguished qualities of leadership” in helping to found Yale’s Department of African American Studies.
2001 Foundations of Futures Studies, vol. 1, was selected as among the Best Books on the Future, 1996-2000, Future Survey’s Super 70, February 2001, pp.35-36 (See The Futurist, May-June 2001, pp. 42-49).
2000 Recipient of a Warner Bloomberg Award for distinguished and exceptionally creative contributions in the fields of future studies and urban issues.
2000 Selected to the Roosevelt High School Hall of Fame, Fresno, CA.
1997 My book, Foundations of Futures Studies, vol. 1, was selected one of the top ten futures books by Future Survey (January 1997).
1988 Distinguished Alumnus Award for 1988, Fresno State University, Fresno, CA.
1987 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Calif. State University, Northridge, CA (April).
1985 Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (in residence, January 10 to July 17, 1985).
1985 Meritorious Service Award, Caribbean Studies Association.
1978-79 Social Science Research Council Research Grant to complete research on democracy in Jamaica.
1969-77 National Institute of Mental Health Training Grant in Comparative Sociology (Grant No. 5-T0l-MH12133).
1969-72 National Science Foundation grant (GS-2637) for a comparative study of nationhood, social stratification, and the ideology of equality. (Paris, France).
1966-68 Russell Sage Foundation grant for a study of the sociology of the future (with James A. Mau).
1963-64 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA.
1961-64 Carnegie Corporation of New York grant for a comparative study of political change (with political scientist James S. Coleman and others).
1960-63 Carnegie Corporation of New York grant for a study of elites, nationalism, and social change in the British Caribbean.
1959-60 Grant from the Fund for Adult Education, Ford Foundation, for a study of public leadership in the United States (with R. J. Hill, and C. R. Wright).
1956-59 Faculty Research Fellow, Social Science Research Council, for a study of political change and leadership in Jamaica.
1951-52 Pre-Doctoral Research Training Fellow, Social Science Research Council, for a study in the methodology of urban analysis.
CONSULTING (Selected examples only)
1990-2006 Advisory Council, The Institute for Global Ethics, Camden, ME.
2003-present Member, Design Council, Shaping Tomorrow (www.shapingtomorrow.com).
2002 Member, External Review Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., Canada, December 8-11.
- Participant, Humanity 3000 Symposium, Foundation for the Future, Seattle, WA, August
2000 Consultant, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Inc., designing the Indiana State Museum’s Futures Gallery (a new permanent exhibit on the future).
1999 Participant, Humanity 3000 seminar, Foundation for the Future, Seattle, WA, Sept. 26-29.
1999 Consultant, World Water Vision Project, World Commission on Water for the 21st Century, Global Water Resource, UNESCO.
1999 Consultant, U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century, co-chairs: Gary Hart and Warren Rudman, Arlington, VA, June 10-11 (an assessment of U.S. national security challenges from now until the year 2025).
1996 Consultant, “State of the Environment Report: Social Trends,” for the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (complement to the North American Free Trade Agreement), dealing with Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
1995 Consultant, Federal Bureau of Investigation, attempt to profile the “Unabomber” based on an analysis of his manuscript, “Industrial Society and Its Future,” signed “FC.”
1990 Consultant, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM. (Study of possible inadvertent human intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant repository for nuclear waste in New Mexico over the next 10,000 years).
1989-91 Consultant, Culturally-Appropriate Dispute Resolution Procedures for the Judiciary of
Hawaii, Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa.
1987-89 Member, Commission on Connecticut’s Future (Gubernatorial appointee).
1986 Consultant, Hill and Knowlton, Inc., Chicago, Il. (Eight-City Mothers’ Opinion Poll on high-touch and high-tech toys, aimed at increasing the attraction of non-violent toys).
1979-85 External Examiner in the Sociology of Development, University of the West Indies (Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago), B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees.
1979 Consultant, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. Project on global awareness of college students.
1978 Consultant, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C.
1978 Consultant on the future of corrections, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Washington D.C.
1976 Consultant, Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
1966-68 External Examiner in Sociology, The University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana.
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS
Creating a Future of Non-Violence, Universal Human Dignity, and Mutual Respect, collection of essays, in process.
Memories of the Future, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2012.
Foundations of Futures Studies: Human Science for a New Era. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1997.
Volume 1, “History, Purposes, and Knowledge.”
[Paperback English, revised edition published, fall, 2003.]
[Chinese translation, 2004, translator: Kuo Hua Chen, published in Taiwan.]
Volume 2, “Values, Objectivity, and the Good Society.”
[Paperback English, revised edition published, 2004.]
[Chinese translation, 2008, translator: Kuo Hua Chen, published in Taiwan.]
Guest editor, The Future World as a Moral Community, a special issue of the Futures Research Quarterly 12 (1) (Spring 1996).
Ethnicity and Nation-Building: Comparative, International and Historical Perspectives. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1974 (co-editor with Walter E. Freeman and contributor).
The Sociology of the Future: Theory, Cases, and Annotated Bibliography. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1971 (co-editor with James A. Mau and contributor).
Selected as an alternate by the Library of Human Behavior.
The Democratic Revolution in the West Indies: Studies in Nationalism, Leadership, and the Belief in Progress. Cambridge, MA: Schenkman, 1967 (editor and contributor).
An excerpt reprinted in William S. Taylor and Phoebe L.S. Taylor (eds.), The Human Course: Collected Thoughts for Living. New York: Halsted Press, Wiley, 1974.
Decisions of Nationhood: Political and Social Development in the British Caribbean. Denver, CO: Social Science Foundation, University of Denver, 1964 (with Ivar Oxaal).
Jamaican Leaders: Political Attitudes in a New Nation. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 1964.
Public Leadership. San Francisco, CA: Chandler, 1961 (with R. J. Hill and C. R. Wright).
An excerpt reprinted in Kimball Young and Raymond W. Mack (eds.), Systematic Sociology: Text and Readings. New York: American Book Co., Second Edition, 1962, pp. 353-355.
Social Area Analysis. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1955 (with Eshref Shevky).
A digest reprinted in George A. Theodorson (ed.), Studies in Human Ecology. Evanston, Ill.: Row, Peterson, and Co., 1961, pp. 226-235.
A digest reprinted in Sandor Halebsky (ed.), The Sociology of the City. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1973, pp. 145-153.
A digest translated and reprinted as “Sozialraumanalyse.” Pp. 125-139 in Peter Atteslander and Bernd Hamm (eds.), Materialien zur Siedlungssoziologie. Koln, West Germany: Kiepenheuer and Witsch, 1974 (in German).
People of the City. Stanford, CA: Stanford University, mimeographed, 1954 (with the
collaboration of Marion D. Boat and Maryanne T. Force).
PUBLICATIONS II: ARTICLES, CHAPTERS, REVIEWS, ETC. (by year)
“Toward a sociology of the future,” Sociological Lives (in process).
“Juan Linz Came to Yale and Put His Bucket Down,” pp. 9-12 in Juan J. Linz: Scholar, Teacher, Friend, edited by H. E. Chehabi. Cambridge, MA: Ty Aur Press.
“Introduction: Roy Simón Bryce-Laporte at Yale,” Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and Its Diasporas (a special issue in honor of Roy Simón Bryce-Laporte), 15, Numbers 1 and 2 (Summer/Fall): 5-17.
“James A. Dator: The man who beats the drum for futures studies,” Journal of Futures Studies 18, No. 2 (December 2013): 105-110.
“Eleonora Barbieri Masini: el corazón y alma de los estudios de los futuros,” in Antonio Alonso Concheiro and Javier Medina Vásquez (eds.), Eleonora Masini: Alma de los estudios de los futuros, 275-82. Mexico: Fundación Javier Barros Sierra, A.C. (in Spanish).
“Sobre cómo convetirse en un futurista y cómo serlo: una entrevista con Wendell Bell,” by Levelhead 753 (aka Wendell Bell), in Enric Bas and Mario Guilló (eds.), Prospectiva e Innovación Social, volumen 1 “Visiones,” 47-72. México D.F.: Plaza & Valdés Editores (in Spanish)
“Wendell Bell: The Futurist,” Futures 43, No. 6 (August): 563-638, special issue devoted to the work of Wendell Bell (edited by Paul Dragos Aligica). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00163287/43/6
“Why do people write memoirs?” Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity Forum 3, No. 1 (August): 29-30 (Section of the American Sociological Association).
A comment on sociology and the future, “The Forum Mailbox,” Sociological Forum 25, No. 2 (June): 360-61.
“Preface,” in Janet Rae Mondlane (ed.), Oeco da tua voz: cartas editadas de Eduardo Mondlane, Vol. 2. Maputo, Mozambique: Imprensa Universitária (in Portuguese).
“A futurist,” Iranian Society of Futures Studies (E-Monthly), No. 6 (September): 13/20 (About W. Bell by Vahid V. Motagh).
“Caribbean Studies Association, past presidents’ interviews by Allyson Salinger Ferrante (Wendell Bell)”: http://www.caribbeanstudiesassociation.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1174806
“Moral discourse, objectivity, and the future,” in Pentti Malaska and Eleonora Masini (eds.),
Philosophical Essays on Knowledge of the Future, special issue of Futura 28, No. 1: 43-64.
“Is America ‘the land of the future’?” Letter to the Editor, Foresight 11, No. 1: 99-100.
“Public sociology and the future: the possible, the probable, and the preferable,” in Vincent Jeffries
(ed.), Handbook of Public Sociology. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 89-105.
“From Fresno to the future,” in David E. Apter and Patricia Dallai (eds.), Intellectual Trajectories, Volume 1. New Haven, CT: The Koerner Center, Yale University, pp. 37-55.
“Wendell Bell and Oliver W. Markley: two futurists’ views of the preferable, the possible and the probable, Journal of Futures Studies” 13, No. 3: 161-178 (by Darrell Kicker).
“The American invasion of Grenada: a note on false prophecy,” Foresight 10, No. 3: 27-42, (revised and updated version). www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/14636680810883107
“Looking towards the futures studies renaissance: a conversation between Richard A. Slaughter and Wendell Bell,” Journal of Futures Studies, 12 (1) (August): 95-108 (by Richard A. Slaughter).
“Eleonora Barbieri Masini on the empowerment of women,” Futures, 38 (10) (December): 1179-1189. Available online at ScienceDirect: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2006.02.008
“On becoming and being a futurist: an interview with Wendell Bell,” Journal of Futures Studies 10 (2) (November): 113-24 (by Levelhead 753 [aka Wendell Bell]).
“Creativity, skepticism, and visioning the future,” Futures 37 (5) (June): 429-32. Available online at ScienceDirect: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0016328704001429
“Perspectives of a pioneering futurist,” a review of Futuring: The Exploration of the Future, The Futurist 38 (6) (November-December): 56-57.
“Futuros para la democracia,” Diálogo de Alto Nivel, Los Futuros del Mundo, Alternativas para México. World Future Society Capítulo Mexicano, A.C., pp. 102-06 (in Spanish).
“Goals of futures studies (RC07),” Futures Research, Newsletter of the International Sociological Association, Research Committee 07, 17 (November): 3-5.
“How has American life changed since September 11?” Journal of Futures Studies 8 (1) (August): 73-80.
Revised version, “Stuff happens! Changes in America since 9/11,” in Arthur B. Shostak (ed.), “Trade Towers/War Clouds,” Vol. 2 of Defeating Terrorism/Developing Dreams: Beyond 9/11 and the Iraq War. Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House Publishers, 2004: 39-49.
“Choosing your future.” Pp. 151-59 in Arthur B. Shostak (ed.), Viable Utopian Ideas: Shaping a Better World, Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.
“Biography: Wendell Bell: critical realism in studying the future,” Futures 35 (3) (April): 283-95 (by Tony Stevenson).
Review of What the Future Holds, The Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management 11 (3) (September): 145-47.
“Foreword: preparing for the future.” Pp. xi-xvi in David Hicks, Lessons for the Future: The Missing Perspective in Education, London: Routledge-Falmer.
“Human values, social change, and the future.” Pp. 125-40 in Reimon Bachika (ed.), Traditional Religion and Culture in a New Era, Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
“The clash of civilizations and universal human values,” Journal of Futures Studies 6 (3) (February): 1-20.
Revised and reprinted in Richard A. Slaughter (ed.), The Knowledge Base of Integral Futures, CD-ROM, Foresight International, Indooroopilly, Qld, Australia, 2004. Also available in the Professional Edition, vol. 2, on CD-ROM, 2005.
Revised and reprinted as “Humanity’s common values: seeking a positive future,” The Futurist 38 (5) (September-October 2004): 30-36.
“A community of futurists and the state of the futures field,” Futures 34 (3-4) (April/May): 235-47.
“Advancing futures studies: a reply to Michael Marien,” Futures 34 (5) (June): 435-47.
[“My differences with Wendell Bell,” Futures 34 (5) (June): 449-456 (by Michael Marien)].
Contributor, Humanity 3000: Symposium No. 1 Proceedings. Bellevue, WA: Foundation for the
“New futures and the eternal struggle between good and evil,” pp. 17-35 in New Futures: Transformations in Education, Culture and Technology. Taipei, Taiwan: Tamkang University, November 5-7.
Revised version reprinted in Journal of Futures Studies 5 (2) (November 2000): 1-20.
Further revised version, “Imagining a future without evil,” New Renaissance 10 (4) (Winter 2001/2002): 25-28.
Reprinted: “All about Evil,” in Howard F. Didsbury, Jr. (ed.), 21st Century Opportunities and Challenges: An Age of Destruction or an Age of Transformation. Bethesda, MD:World Future Society, 2003, pp. 213-32. See: http://www.wfs.org/fgbell.htm
Condensed and revised version, “Who Is Really Evil?” reprinted in The Futurist 38 (2) (March-April 2004): 54-60.
Revised version translated into Farsi.
Contributor, Humanity 3000: Seminar No. 2 Proceedings. Bellevue, WA: Foundation for the
Review of Ali Mohammadi (ed.), International Communication and Globalization, The Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management 8 (2) (June): 127-28.
“Images of the future for our time,” Transactions 56 (December): 45-89. New Haven, CT: the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.
“What ought we to do to construct a good future?” Forum for Development Studies, No. 1: 159-163 (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs).
“Prologo,” pp. 5-8 in Enric Bas, Prospectiva. Barcelona: Editorial Ariel, S.A. (in Spanish).
Report on a session 4 of the Research Committee on Futures Research, from the XIV World Congress of Sociology, “The foundations of futures studies,” Futures Research 14 (December): 8-9.
“Making people responsible: the possible, the probable, and the preferable,” American Behavioral Scientist 42 (3) (November/December): 323-39.
Reprinted in James A. Dator (ed.), Advancing Futures: Futures Studies in Higher Education. Westport, CT: Praeger Studies on the 21st Century, 2002, pp. 33-52. (Translated and re-published in Korean, 2008).
“Understanding the futures field,” pp. 15-26 in D. Hicks and R. Slaughter (eds.), World Yearbook of Education. Futures Education, London: Kogan Page.
“Foresight, moral judgement and certitude,” Futures 30 (1) (February): 91-94.
Review of Keith Tester, Moral Culture, Contemporary Sociology 27 (2) (March): 174-75.
“The purposes of futures studies,” The Futurist 31 (6) (November-December): 42-45.
“Futures studies comes of age: where are we now and where are we going?” Futures Research Quarterly 13 (4) (Winter): 37-50.
Revised, translated into Italian, and reprinted as “Gli studi sui futuri diventano maggiorenni: venticinque anni dopo Limiti Dello Sviluppo,” in Futuribili 3 (1998), Milano, Italia: 109-126.
Revised version published in English as “Futures studies comes of age: twenty-five years after The limits to growth,” Futures 33 (1) (2001): 63-76.
“Futures studies in Transition,” WFSF Futures Bulletin 23 (3) (September): 7-8.
“How I became a futurist,” The Futurist 31 (3) (May-June): 64.
Review of Torry D. Dickinson, Common Wealth: Self-Sufficiency and Work in American Communities, 1830 to 1993. Social and Economic Studies 44 (2-3) (June/September 1995): 396-99 (actually published in spring 1997).
Review of Denis Goulet, Development Ethics: A Guide to Theory and Practice. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 53 (2) (October): 235-37.
“The future world as a moral community: guest editor’s introduction,” Futures Research Quarterly 12 (1) (Spring): 5-7.
“World order, human values and the future,” Futures Research Quarterly 12 (1) (Spring): 9-24.
“The dreamtime, wasteland and promise: an American futurist experiences Australia,” WFSF Futures Bulletin 22 (3) (September): 17-18, 20.
“Reflections in the mirrors of time,” Futures 28 (6-7) (August/September): 527-530 (special issue on “What Futurists Think.”)
Reprinted in Sohail Inayatullah (ed.), The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies, Vol. 4, “Futurists: Visions, Methods and Stories.” Indooroopilly, Qld., Australia: Futures Study Centre, 2000. Also available in the Professional Edition on CD-ROM, Foresight International, Indooroopilly, Qld, Australia, 2005.
Obituary: “Scott Greer (1922-1996),” ASA Footnotes 24 (5) (May/June): 14-15.
“The sociology of the future and the future of sociology,” Sociological Perspectives 39 (1) (Spring) 39-57.
Revised and reprinted in the International Review of Sociology 9 (3) (November 1999): 295-310.
Revised and enlarged version reprinted in Arthur B. Shostak (ed.), Utopian Thinking in Sociology: Creating the Good Society, (Syllabi and other instructional materials). Washington, DC: American Sociological Association, 2001, pp. 178-94.
Digitalized version available at the American Sociological Association, Teaching Resource and Innovations Library for Sociology (TRAILS), 2010.
Revised version translated into Greek and reprinted in New Sociology 34 (Hellenic Sociological Review) (Spring 2002): 17-32.
“Values.” Pp. 961-963 in G. T. Kurian and G. T. T. Molitor (eds.), Encyclopedia of the Future,
Vol. 2. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan.
“For M. G. Smith,” Caribbean Studies Newsletter 22 (3) (Spring): 6-7.
“The liberation of women and the well-being of future generations.” Pp. 203-218 in T. Kim and J. A. Dator (eds.), Creating a New History for Future Generations. Kyoto, Japan: Institute for the Integrated Study of Future Generations.
“The world as a moral community,” Society 31 (5) (July-August): 17-22.
“Sul diventare e l’essere un ‘futurist’: intervista a Wendell Bell di Levelhead 753.” Futuribili, edited by Alberto Gasparini. Milano, Italia, pp. 53-62 (in Italian). (I interviewed myself, inventing the “author,” “Levelhead 753,” who is a computer.)
“Using religion to judge preferable futures: An assessment,” Futures Research Quarterly 10 (3) (Fall): 5-17.
“Futuro.” Pp. 227-237 in Enciclopedia delle Scienze Sociali, Vol, IV, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Fondata Giovanni Treccani, Roma, Italia (in Italian).
A revised version translated into English and reprinted as “What do we mean by futures studies?” Pp. 3-25 in R. A. Slaughter (ed.), New Thinking for a New Millennium. London: Routledge, 1996.
Translated into Farsi, 1999, by Vahid Motagh.
A further revised and enlarged version translated into English and reprinted as “An overview of futures studies.” Pp. 28-56 and 290-99 in R. A. Slaughter (ed.), The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies, Vol. 1. Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia: DDM Media Group, 1996. Also available in the Professional Edition on CD-ROM, Foresight International, Indooroopilly, Qld, Australia, 2005.
“Why should we care about future generations?” Pp. 25-41 in Howard F. Didsbury, Jr. (ed.), The Years Ahead: Perils, Progress, and Promises. Bethesda, MD: World Future Society.
Translated into Japanese and reprinted in both Japanese and English: Pp. 40-62 (English) and in another section pp. 52-87 (Japanese) in Why Future Generations Now? Kitaku, Osaka, Japan: Institute for the Integrated Study of Future Generations, 1994.
Reprinted in Future Generations Journal No. 14, 1994: 25-30 (first half) and in No. 15, 1995: 4-7 (second half), International Environment Institute, Foundation for International Studies, Malta.
“H. D. Lasswell and the futures field: Facts, predictions, values, and the policy sciences,” Futures 25 (7) (September): 806-813.
“Professional ethics for futurists: Preliminaries and proposals,” Futures Research Quarterly 9 (1) (Spring): 5-18.
Reprinted as “Toward a futurist code of ethics.” Pp. 96-111 and 351-54 in R. A. Slaughter (ed.), The Knowledge Base of Futures Studies, Vol. 3. Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia: DDM Media Group, 1996. Also available in the Professional Edition, vol. 3, on CD-ROM, Foresight International, Indooroopilly, Qld, Australia, 2005.
“Bringing the good back in: values, objectivity, and the future,” International Social Science Journal, No. 137 (August): 333-347 (in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic).
The Spanish version reprinted as “La recuperacion de lo bueno: valores, objetividad y futuro.” Pp. 68-90 in Edgar Oregon and Javier E. Medina Vasquez (eds.), Prospectiva: Construccion Social del Futuro. Santiago del Cali, Colombia: Universidad del Valle, ILPES, 1997.
“What was, what is, and what will be: Rewriting the past and shaping the future.” Pp. 115-138 in J. E. Greene (ed.), Race, Class & Gender in the Future of the Caribbean. Mona, Kingston, Jamaica: Institute of Social & Economic Research, University of the West Indies.
“Values, education, and the future.” Pp. 450-461 in Mika Mannermaa (ed.), Linking Present Decisions to Long-Range Visions. Vol. II. Budapest, Hungary: Research Institute for Social Studies.
Review of Darrell E. Levi, Michael Manley: The Making of a Leader. New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids 66 (1-2): 136-137.
“Inadvertent intrusions into WIPP: Some Potential Futures.” Pp. C1-C82 in Stephen C. Hora, Detlof von Winterfeldt, and Kathleen M. Trauth, Expert Judgment on Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Albuquerque, NM: Sandia National Laboratories, SAND90-3063 (with T. J. Gordon, M. S. Baram, and B. L. Cohen).
“Values and the future in Marx and Marxism.” Futures 23 (2) (March): 146-162.
“Democracy and lack of democracy in WFSF.” World Futures Studies Federation Newsletter 17 (1) (April): 12.
“What do we mean by ‘paradigm’?” ASA Footnotes 18 (9) (November): 17.
Reprinted as a letter to the editor in Futures Research Quarterly 7 (4) (Winter 1991): 79-80.
Review of Melvin L. Kohn (ed.), Cross-National Research in Sociology. Contemporary Sociology 19 (5) (September): 673-675.
“The rise of futures thinking in the new states: The decisions of nationhood.” Pp. 169-192 in H. F. Didsbury, Jr. (ed.), The Future: Opportunity Not Destiny. Bethesda, MD: World Future Society.
“An epistemology for the futures field: Problems and possibilities of prediction,” Futures 21 (2) (April): 115-135 (with Jeffrey K. Olick).
A review of Reeve Vanneman and Lynn Weber Cannon, The American Perception of Class. Social Forces 68 (2) (December): 677-679.
“Letter to the Editor,” (Comments on Marshall W. Gregory’s review of Future Survey Annual 1986), Change (July/August): 6-8.
Reprinted in the World Futures Studies Federation Newsletter, Vol. 14 (2) (July, 1988): 8-12.
“What is a preferable future? How do we know?” Pp. 293-306 in J. Dator and Maria G. R. (eds.), Who Cares? And How? Futures of Caring Societies. Honolulu, HI: Secretariat World Futures Studies Federation and University of Hawaii at Manoa.
“An open reply to Michael Marien,” Futures Research Quarterly 3 (4) (Winter): 80-87.
[“What is the nature of our embryonic enterprise? An open letter to Wendell Bell,” Futures Research Quarterly 3 (4) (Winter): 71-79 (by Michael Marien)].
“Is the futures field an art form or can it become a science?” Futures Research Quarterly 3 (1) (Spring): 27-44.
Review of Ken J. Boodhoo (ed.), Eric Williams: The Man and the Leader. The International Journal of African Historical Studies 20: 319-321.
A review of Franco Ferrarotti, Five Scenarios for the Year 2000. Contemporary Sociology 17 (January): 31-32.
“The invasion of Grenada: A note on false prophecy.” The Yale Review 75 (Summer): 564-586.
Revised and reprinted as “False prophecy and the American invasion of Grenada.” Pp. 69-85 in S. B. MacDonald, H. M. Sandstrom, and P. L. Goodwin, Jr. (eds.), The Caribbean After Grenada: Revolution, Conflict, and Democracy. New York: Praeger, 1988.
“Remembrances of a Jamaica past and reflections on its future.” Caribbean Review XIV (1) (Winter, 1985): 5 et passim.
Review of B. P. Beckwith, Ideas about the Future. Contemporary Sociology 14 (July): 482-83.
“An introduction to futuristics: assumptions, theories, methods, and research topics.” Social and Economic Studies 32 (June): 1-64.
“Nationalism and other bases of large-scale organization, and identity.” Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism 10 (fall): 271-75.
“Elites, economic ideologies, and democracy in Jamaica.” Pp. 150-187 in M. M. Czudnowski (ed.), International Yearbook for Studies of Leaders and Leadership, Vol. II “Political Elites and Social Change.” De Kalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press. (with Juan J. Baldrich).
“Bias, probability, and prison populations: a future for affirmative action?” Futurics 7 (1): 18-25.
Review of Y. Alexander and R. Friedlander (eds.), Self-Determination; National, Regional, and Global Dimensions. Human Rights Internet Newsletter. (not certain of date).
Syllabus on Comparative Sociology. Pp. 139-147 in J. M. Armer (ed.), Syllabi and Resources for Internationalizing Courses in Sociology. Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association.
Syllabus on Social Change. Pp. 60-61 in R. Cohen, L. Gregory, and T.D. Hall (eds.), Teaching Social Change: Course Designs, Syllabi and Instructional Materials. Washington, D.C., American Sociological Association.
Review of Alvin Toffler, Third Wave. Social Forces 61 (September): 298-300.
Review of Carl Stone, Democracy and Clientelism in Jamaica. The Annals of The Academy of Political and Social Science 462 (July): 168-169.
Review of Rights and Responsibilities: International, Social and Individual Dimensions. International Review of Modern Sociology 12 (Spring): 172-74.
“Foreword.” Pp. vii-viii in Hilda Golden, Urbanization and Cities. Lexington, Ma: D.C. Heath.
“The maid of Utah Beach,” Army 31 (June): 60-62. (A personal reminiscence.)
Review of Malcolm Cross, Urbanization and Urban Growth in the Caribbean. American Journal of Sociology 87 (March): 1179-1180.
“Equality and social justice: foundations of nationalism in the Caribbean,” Caribbean Studies 20 (June): 5-36 (actually published in June, 1982).
Reprinted with a new “epilogue” in S.B. Jones-Hendrickson (ed.), Caribbean Visions. Frederiksted, VI: Eastern Caribbean Institute, 1991: 3-46.
“The futurist as social scientist: from positivism to critical realism,” Futurics 4 (3-4): 303-312.
“Cognitive maps of class and racial inequalities in England and the United States.” American Journal of Sociology 86 (September): 320-349 (with Robert V. Robinson).
An excerpt reprinted in P. R. Raffoul, J. K. Latting, and P. Leung (eds.), Measures for Evaluating Community Practice. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.
“Alienation and social justice in England and the United States: the polity and economy.” In R. F. Tomasson (ed.), Comparative Social Research, Vol. 3, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press (with H. Wesley Perkins), pp. 71-101.
Review of B.I. Ince (ed.), Contemporary International Relations of the Caribbean. Hispanic American Historical Review (February): 175-176.
“European melody, African rhythm, or West Indian harmony? Changing cultural identity among leaders in a new state.” Social Forces 58 (September): 249-279 (with Robert V. Robinson).
“Confusion and error in Kerckhoff and Parker: a reply.” American Sociological Review 44 (April): 334-339 (with Robert V. Robinson).
“United States immigration and policy: discussion of contextual considerations.” Pp. 56-62 in Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte (ed.), Sourcebook on the New Immigration. Washington, D.C.: Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies, Smithsonian Institution.
“Foreign policy and attitudes of elites in Jamaica: the first twelve years of nationhood.” Pp. 149- 165 in R. Millet and W. M. Will (eds.), The Restless Caribbean. New York: Praeger.
“Attitudes toward social equality in independent Jamaica: twelve years after nationhood.” Comparative Political Studies 11 (January): 499-532 (with David L. Stevenson).
Review of D.T. Herbert and R.J. Johnson (eds.), Social Areas in Cities, Vol. I, “Spatial Processes and Form” and Vol. II, “Spatial Perspectives on Problems and Policies.” American Journal of Sociology 85 (July): 200-202.
“Equality, social justice and the future.” Pp. 53-70 in B. Dell Felder et al. (eds.), Focus on the Future. Houston, Texas: University of Houston, College of Education.
“Attitudes towards political independence in Jamaica after twelve years of nationhood.” The British Journal of Sociology 29 (June): 208-33 (with Robert V. Robinson).
“Competing models of multi-ethnic and multi-racial societies: introduction.” Pp. 3-6 in J. M. Yinger and S. J. Cutler (eds.), Major Social Issues: A Multidisciplinary View, New York: Free Press.
“Equality, success, and social justice in England and the United States.” American Sociological Review 43 (April): 125-43 (with Robert V. Robinson).
“Independent Jamaica faces the outside world: attitudes of elites after twelve years of nationhood.” International Studies Quarterly 22 (March): 5-48 (with J. William Gibson, Jr.).
“An index of evaluated equality: measuring conceptions of social justice in England and the United States.” Pp. 235-70 in R. F. Tomasson (ed.), Comparative Studies in Sociology: An Annual Compilation of Research, Vol. I. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, (with Robert V. Robinson).
An excerpt reprinted in P. R. Raffoul, J. K. Latting, and P. Leung (eds.), Measures for Evaluating Community Practice. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.
“How to Spin a Social Theory,” a review essay of Peter M. Blau, Inequality and Heterogeneity: A Primitive Theory of Social Structure. Contemporary Sociology 7 (November): 692-695.
“Independent Jamaica enters world politics: foreign policy in a new state.” Political Science Quarterly 92 (Winter 1977-78) 683-703.
“A comparative study of equality, achievement, and alienation: a research note.” Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section Bulletin 6 (October): 16-17.
“Inequality in independent Jamaica: a preliminary appraisal of elite performance.” Revista/Review Interamericana 7 (Summer): 294-308.
“Class of ’42: the ‘put-upon’ generation,” The Fresno Bee, Sunday, August 28, pp. G1, G7.
Revised and reprinted as “Roosevelt High School class of 1942,” The Yale Review LXIX (Autumn 1979): 151-160.
“Futuristics and social behavior.” Pp. 57-65 in R. Bundy (ed.), Images of the Future: The Twenty- First Century and Beyond. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.
“Commentary.” Pp. 251-259 in N. J. Demerath III, O. Larsen, and K. Schuessler (eds.), Social Policy and Sociology. New York: Academic Press.
“Ethnicity and social scale: a decision-making and future-oriented perspective.” ERIC, Computer Microfilm International Corporation.
“Comparative research on ethnicity: a conference report.” Items 28 (December), New York. Social Science Research Council, pp. 61-64.
Reprinted in Southeast Asia Ethnicity and Development Newsletter 1 (September 1977): 28-37.
“A conceptual analysis of equality and equity in evolutionary perspective.” American Behavioral Scientist 18 (September-October): 8-36.
“Colonialism and Internal Colonialism;” “Egalitarianism;” “Imperialism;” “Modernization, Political;” “Modernization, Social;” “Nationalism;” and “Neo-Colonialism;” all brief entries in the Encyclopedia of Sociology. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group.
“Social science: the future as a missing variable.” Pp. 75-102 in A. Toffler (ed.), Learning for Tomorrow: The Future in Education. New York: Random House (also Vintage paperback).
Review of T. J. Cottle and S. L. Klineberg, The Present of Things Future: Explorations of Time in Human Experience. Sociology: Review of New Books 2 (September): 223.
Review of H. Kahn and B. Bruce-Briggs, Things to Come: Thinking about the Seventies and Eighties. Contemporary Sociology 3 (July): 304-307.
Review of Marion J. Levy, Jr., Modernization: Latecomers and Survivors. Sociology and Social Research 58 (April): 335-336.
Review of A.N.R. Robinson, The Mechanics of Independence. The American Political Science Review (March): 326-327.
Review of M.J. Hill, et al., Men Out of Work. Sociology: Review of New Books 1 (January): 56.
“New States in the Caribbean: a grounded theoretical account.” Pp. 177-208 in S.N. Eisenstadt and S. Rokkan (eds.), Building States and Nations, Vol. II. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.
Review article of D. Lowenthal, West Indian Societies and G. L. Beckford, Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World. Society 10 (May/June): 67-71.
“Foreword.” Pp. 1-6 in Seminar on the Sociology of the Future. Minneapolis, Minn.: Office for Applied Social Science and the Future, University of Minnesota.
Review of W.W. Rostow, Politics and the Stages of Growth. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 1 (May): 209-212.
“Sociology and the emergent study of the future.” The American Sociologist 6 (November): 287- 295 (with Bettina J. Huber).
“Comparative studies: a commentary.” Pp. 56-73 in F. W. Riggs (ed.), International Studies: Present Status and Future Prospects, Monograph 12, Philadelphia, Pa.: The American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Review of A.W. Singham, The Hero and the Crowd in a Colonial Polity, Political Science Quarterly, LXXXVI (June): 383-385.
“Three trends affecting the role of departmental chairman.” Pacific Sociological Review 13 (Winter): 6-10.
“Images of the future: theory and research strategies.” Pp. 205-234 in J.C. McKinney and E. Tiryakian (eds.), Theoretical Sociology: Perspectives and Developments. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts (with James A. Mau).
Review of P. F. Lazarsfeld, W. H. Sewell, and H. L. Wilensky (eds.), The Uses of Sociology. The American Journal of Sociology 74 (January): 420-422.
“Teachers, students, and ideas: a personal account.” The American Behavioral Scientist (September-October): 41-52.
Reprinted in I. L. Horowitz (ed.), Sociological Self-Images: A collective portrait. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage 1969, pp. 215-255.
“The city, the suburb, and a theory of social choice.” Pp. 132-168 in S. Greer et al. (eds.), The New Urbanization. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
Review of S.M. Lipset and A. Solari (eds.), Elites in Latin America. American Sociological Review 33 (April): 313-314.
“Emerging nations and ideologies of American social scientists.” The American Sociologist 2 (May): 67-72 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
“The nation-state as a unit in the comparative study of social change.” Pp. 169-181 in W. E. Moore and R. M. Cook (eds.), Readings on Social Change. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall (with Ivar Oxaal).
“Decisions of nationhood.” Pp. 47-53 in S. Cohen (ed.), Economic and Social Growth: Proceedings of the Sixth International Manpower Seminar. Agency for International Development, Office of Labor Affairs.
Review of Amitai Etzioni, Political Unification: A Comparative Study of Leaders and Forces, Social Forces 45 (December): 292-293.
Review of R. L. Merritt and S. Rokkan (eds.), Comparing Nations: The Use of Quantitative Data in Cross-National Research. American Sociological Review 31 (October): 725-726.
“Some implications of equality for political, economic, and social development.” International Review of Community Development, 13-14: 219-246 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
Reprinted as “Ideological foundations of development in the West Indies,” in S. Greer, et al. (eds.), The New Urbanization. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1968, pp. 89-110.
Reprinted in Muzafer and Carolyn Sherif (eds.), Attitude, Ego-Involvement and Change. New York: John Wiley, 1967, pp. 271-296.
“Cultural unity and diversity in new states.” Teachers College Record 66 (May): 679-694 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
“Urban neighborhoods and individual behavior.” Pp. 235-264 in Muzafer and Carolyn Sherif (eds.), Problems of Youth. Chicago: Aldine.
Reprinted in P. Meadows and E. H. Mizruchi (eds.), Urbanism, Urbanization and Change: Comparative Perspectives. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1969, pp. 120-146.
“Social Change and Elites in an Emerging Nation.” Pp. 155-204 in H.R. Barringer, G.I. Blanksten, and R.W. Mack (eds.), Social Change in Underdeveloped Areas. Cambridge, MA:
Translated into Spanish and reprinted as “Cambios sociales y elites en una nacion naciente.” Mexico: editorial Roble, 1968, pp. 175-228.
Review of P. E. Jacob and J. V. Toscano (eds.), The Integration of Political Communities. American Sociological Review 30 (June): 456-457.
Review of R. E. Agger, D. Goldrich, and B. E. Swanson, The Rulers and the Ruled. American Sociological Review 30 (June): 435-436.
“Attitudes toward democracy among leaders in four emergent nations.” The British Journal of Sociology 15 (December): 317-337 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
Reprinted in Studies in Comparative International Development, I (1965), Social Science Institute, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., pp. 217-228.
Reprinted in M. Jahoda and N. Warren (eds.), Attitudes: Selected Readings. Penguin, 1966, pp. 55-74.
Reprinted in L. Bowman and G.R. Boynton (eds.), Comparative Public Opinion and Politics. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1971.
And reprinted elsewhere.
“Emergent Caribbean nations face the outside world.” Social Problems 12 (Summer): 24-41 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.)
Translated into Spanish and reprinted as “Igualdad, democracia y guerra fria en la zona Britanica del Caribe.” Revista de Estudios Politicos, Madrid, Spain, 137, (1964): 125-155.
“A comment on Udry’s ‘Increasing scale and spatial differentiation.'” Social Forces 42 (May): 414- 417 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
“West Indian nationalism.” New Society, No. 69 (January): 16-18 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
Reprinted in K. Young and R. Mack (eds.), Principles of Sociology. New York: American Book Co., Third Edition, 1965, pp. 326-332.
Review of Fatma Mansur, Process of Independence. The American Journal of Sociology LXIX (May): 667-668.
Review of Clifford Geertz (ed.), Old Societies and New States. The American Journal of Sociology LXIX (March): 560-561.
“Report on social mobility, leadership, and political change in Jamaica.” Yearbook of the American Philosophical Society, pp. 372-374.
“Equality and attitudes of elites in Jamaica.” Social and Economic Studies 11 (December): 409- 432.
“Social area analysis and its critics.” Pacific Sociological Review 5 (Spring): 3-9 (with Scott Greer).
Reprinted in the custom-made readings book program of MSS Educational Publishing Company, Inc., 1969.
“Scale analyses of status perception and status attitude in Jamaica and the United States.” Pacific Sociological Review 4 (Spring): 33-44 (with J. A. Mau and R. J. Hill).
Review of Hugh M. and Mabel M. Smythe, The New Nigerian Elite. American Sociological Review 26 (October): 812-813.
“Sociological Horizons.” Journal of the American Institute of Architects 33 (June): 34-41 et passim.
“Images of the United States and the Soviet Union held by Jamaican elite groups.” World Politics 12 (January): 225-248.
“Attitudes of Jamaican elites toward the West Indies Federation.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 3 (January): 862-879.
“The scientific sixties: what impact will they have on architecture?” Arts and Architecture 76 (June): 18ff (with Robert Alexander et al.).
Reprinted in Architectural Record (July, 1959).
Review of John C. Bollens, Special District Governments in the United States. American Sociological Review 25 (February): 149.
“Anomia and differential access to the achievement of life goals.” American Sociological Review 24 (April): 189-202 (with Dorothy L. Meier).
Reprinted in Reprint Series in the Social Sciences, Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, reprint #S-190, 1961.
Translated into German and reprinted as “Anomia, und der ungleiche Zugang zu den Lebenszielen,” in P. Heintz (ed.), Soziologie der Entwick-Lungslaender. Koln-Marienburg, West Germany: Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 1962.
Reprinted in M. M. Tumin (ed.), Readings on Social Stratification. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1970, pp. 340-356.
Reprinted in D. R. Schweitzer (ed.), Problems of Meaning, Theory, and Method in Social Research. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972.
And reprinted elsewhere.
“Social areas: typology of urban neighborhoods.” Pp. 61-92 in M. Sussman (ed.), Community Structure and Analysis. New York: Crowell and Co.
“The utility of the Shevky typology for the design of urban sub-area field studies.” The Journal of Social Psychology 47: 71-83.
Reprinted in G. A. Theodorson (ed.), Studies in Human Ecology. Evanston, IL: Row, Peterson and Co., 1961, pp. 244-252.
“Social choice, life styles, and suburban residence.” Pp. 225-247 in W. Dobriner (ed.), The Suburban Community. New York: Putnam.
Review of C.A. Moser, The Measurements of Levels of Living with Special Reference to Jamaica. American Journal of Sociology LXIV (September): 199-200.
Review of G. Roberts, The Population of Jamaica. American Journal of Sociology LXII (March): 564-565.
“Comment on Cowgill’s ‘trends in residential segregation of non-whites.'” American Sociological Review 22 (April): 221-222.
“Anomie, social isolation, and the class structure.” Sociometry 20 (June): 105-116.
“Religious preference, familism, and the class structure.” The Midwest Sociologist 19 (May): 78- 86 (with M. T. Force).
“The segregation of Negroes in American cities.” Social and Economic Studies 6 (March): 59-75 (with E. M. Willis).
“Urban neighborhoods and informal social relations.” American Journal of Sociology 62 (January): 391-398 (with M. D. Boat).
Reprinted in Reprint Series in the Social Sciences, Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, reprint #S-14, 1961.
Reprinted in A. N. Cousins and H. Nagpual (eds.), Urban Man and Society. New York: Knopf, 1970.
Rewritten and reprinted as “The city man’s neighbors and friends.” Pp. 101-119 in H. M. Hughes (ed.), Cities and City Life, Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (secondary schools). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1970.
And reprinted elsewhere.
Review of Morroe Berger, Bureaucracy and Society in Modern Egypt. The Public Opinion Quarterly XI (Winter): 562.
Review of Walter Isard, Location and Space-Economy. American Sociological Review 22 (June): 358-359.
Review of Donald L. Foley, The Suburbanization of Administrative Offices in the San Francisco Bay Area. American Sociological Review 22 (August): 496.
“Familism and suburbanization: one test of the social choice hypothesis.” Rural Sociology 21 (September-December): 276-283.
Reprinted in K. Young and R. W. Mack (eds.), Principles of Sociology. New York: American Book Co., 1960, pp. 253-259; also in Systematic Sociology, Second Edition, 1962; and in Principles of Sociology, Third Edition, 1965, pp. 239-248.
Reprinted in J. Toby, Contemporary Society; Social Process and Social Structure in Urban Industrial Societies. New York: John Wiley, 1964, pp. 183-188.
Reprinted in J. N. Edwards (ed.), The Family and Change. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969, pp. 101-111.
“Social structure and participation in different types of formal associations.” Social Forces 34 (May): 345-350 (with M. T. Force).
“Urban neighborhood types and participation in formal associations.” American Sociological Review 21 (February): 25-34 (with M. T. Force).
Reprinted in W. A. Glaser and D. L. Sills (eds.), The Government of Associations. Totowa, N.J.: Bedminster Press, 1966, pp. 45-51.
Reprinted in S. Halebsky (ed.), The Sociology of the City. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1973, pp. 364-379.
Reprinted in Scott and Ann Lennarson Greer (eds.), Neighborhood and Ghetto: The Local Area in Large-Scale Society. New York: Basic Books, 1974, pp. 73-88.
Review of R.K. Kelsall, Higher Civil Servants in Britain from 1870 to the Present Day. American Sociological Review 21 (April): 235-236.
Comment on Duncan’s review of Social Area Analysis. American Journal of Sociology 61 (1955): 260-261.
“Economic, family, and ethnic status: an empirical test.” American Sociological Review 20 (February): 45-52.
Reprinted in K. P. Schwirian (ed.), Comparative Urban Structure: Studies in the Ecology of Cities. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1974, pp. 279-287.
Reprinted in P.J. Taylor, Spatial Analysis for Geographers. New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 1977.
Review of James A. Quinn, Urban Sociology. American Sociological Review 20 (December): 755- 756.
Review of Donald J. Bogue, Needed Urban and Metropolitan Research. American Journal of Sociology LX (March): 516-517.
“A probability model for the measurement of ecological segregation.” Social Forces 32 (May): 357-364.
“The social areas of the San Francisco Bay Region.” American Sociological Review 18 (February): 39-47.
PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND LECTURES (by year)
(Many of the articles listed above were read at meetings of professional societies. Some—especially in earlier years—are not repeated here.)
“The future of human society,” keynote address delivered at a conference on “Future Matters: Futures Known, Created, and Minded,” Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, September 4-6.
“Memories of the future: searching for the good society,” lecture contributing to the series “Intellectual Trajectories,” the Henry Koerner Center, Yale University, September 12.
“Futures for democracy: the long-term trend toward increasing social scale,” paper given at the conference Los Futuros del Mundo, Alternativas para México, Mexican chapter of the World Future Society, Mexico City, November 5-7.
Presenter on the public program, “How Has Life Changed since September 11?” National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, in connection with the exhibit, “September 11, 2001: Bearing Witness to History,” Washington, DC, March 9.
“Developments in the study of the future of human society.” A didactic seminar given at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 16-19.
“Caribbean connections: some personal recollections of the founding of African American Studies at Yale.” A paper given at a conference, African American Studies and Yale: Revisiting Origins, Imagining Futures, New Haven, CT, May 3-5.
“Taking the good society seriously: The sociology of the possible, the probable, and the preferable,” paper delivered at the Eastern Sociological Society meetings, Boston, MA, March 7-10.
“Sociology and futures studies,” panel discussion at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, May 9.
“Futures studies and the problem of evil,” paper delivered at a seminar of the Fundacion Ciencias Sociales y Mundo Mediterraneo, Altea, Spain, May 12-13.
“New futures and the eternal struggle between good and evil,” keynote address delivered at the Tamkang University Conference on New Futures: Transformations in Education, Culture and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, November 5-7.
Participant, Humanity 3000 Symposium, Foundation for the Future, Seattle, WA, August 12-16.
“Images of the future of our time,” in absentia paper presented at the annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Ass’n, San Diego, CA, March 23-26.
“The growth of intellectual capital in futures studies,” a paper read at the Ninth General Assembly of the World Future Society, Washington, DC, July 18-22.
“Participatory action research in futures studies,” a paper read at the Ninth General Assembly of the World Future Society, Washington, DC, July 18-22.
“Images of the future for our time,” keynote address, Bicentennial Celebration of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, New Haven, CT, April 16-18.
“Making people responsible for the future: the possible, the probable, and the preferable,” simultaneous tele-video, interactive lecture from New Haven, CT to Tampere University, Hameenlinna, Finland and Turku University, Turku, Finland, 29 October.
“A better place, a better time: millennialism and the contemporary futures movement,” a research paper for the year-long Mellon-Sawyer Seminar on “Millennialism: Motifs and Movements,” sponsored by the Yale University Council on Middle East Studies, December 9.
“What ought we to do to construct a good future,” paper presented at the Fourteenth World Congress of Sociology, Montreal, Canada, 26 July-1 August.
“The futures movement and visions of 21st-century societies,” paper presented at the Seminario de Doctorado sobre Sociedades, Civilizaciones y Culturas Mediterráneas II, organized by the Fundación de Ciencias Sociales y Mundo Mediterráneo, Altea, Spain, July 3.
“Human values, social change, and the future,” paper delivered at the Bukkyo University International Symposium on “The Future of Traditional Culture and Religion,” Kyoto, Japan, September 20.
Participant, International Conference on “The Trends of Life in the 21st Century,” Bukkyo University, Kyoto, Japan, September 18-19.
Lecturer, the Air Command and Staff College, the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, keynote speech, “Why study the future?” for a course, “Force 2025,” for 600 mid-career military officers, May 29.
Keynote speaker, “Futures studies comes of age: where are we now and where are we going?” Nordic Regional World Futures Studies Federation Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, March 20-22.
Gave an all-day workshop on ”Foundations of Futures Studies” (2 vols.), The Icelandic Futures Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland, March 19.
Panelist on “Post-relativism: values across cultures,” Conference on Community and Morality in a Democratic Society,” New York University, New York, NY, February 20-21.
“Toward improving the knowledge base of futures studies: Critical realism and the role of prediction,” paper read at the Eighth General Assembly of the World Future Society, July 14-18, Washington, DC.
“Some comments on the first mid-year report of the United Nations Millennium Project,” paper read at the Eighth General Assembly of the World Future Society, ibid.
“Interrelatedness of all moral and ethical considerations: building an objective base,” paper read at the Professional Members’ Forum, World Future Society, July 19, Washington, DC.
Three lectures on futures studies on retreat with the Matrimonial Lawyers Network, Troutbeck, Amenia, NY, October 12-14.
Organizer and presider, session on “The world as a moral community,” annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC, August 19-23.
“Toward a sociology of the future and the future of sociology,” paper read at the annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, April 6-9.
Participant in a seminar on “Fostering Research and Inquiry for Future Generations,” Toronto, Canada, May 16-17 (filmed and recorded in both Japanese and English). Sponsored by the Institute for the Integrated Study of Future Generations, Japan.
“Why should we care about future generations?” Paper read at the Seventh General Assembly and Exposition of the World Future Society, Washington, DC, June 27-July 1.
“Human needs, values, and the coming global government,” paper read at the Seventh General Assembly and Exposition of the World Future Society, Washington, DC, June 27-July 1.
“Religious views as justifications of preferable futures: An assessment,” paper read at the XIII World Conference of the World Futures Studies Federation, Turku, Finland, August 23-27.
“Bringing the good back in: Values, objectivity, and the future,” paper read at the 75th anniversary celebration of the Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, November 1.
Participated in the Hawaii Judicial Foresight Congress, Honolulu, HI, January 6-8.
“Moral judgments, education, and alternative futures,” paper read at the XIth World Conference of the World Futures Studies Federation, Budapest, Hungary, May 27-31.
“World War II and the human condition: Remembering the past and shaping the future,” lecture given at the World War II Seminar, Yale Class of 1945W Reunion, New Haven, CT, November 17.
“The rise of futures thinking in the new states: The decisions of nationhood,” paper read at the Sixth General Assembly of the World Future Society, July 16-20, Washington, DC.
“Teaching futures studies courses,” paper read at the Sixth General Assembly of the World Future Society, July 16-20, Washington, DC.
“Images of the future for our time,” lecture given at the Yale Club of the Peninsula, Palo Alto, CA, May 11.
“Decision-making and futures thinking,” paper read at a course in Futures Studies, Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia (now Croatia), April 3-14.
“The role of prediction in futures research: Some epistemological suppositions about ‘knowing’ the future,” paper read at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA, August 24-28 (with Jeffrey K. Olick).
Discussant, “Race, class and gender studies and the future of the Caribbean,” annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, Guadeloupe, French West Indies, May 25-28.
“Sociology and the time machine: bringing the good back in,” April 22 and “Sociology in the future tense,” April 24. Lectures delivered at the California State University, Northridge, CA, as Distinguished Visiting Professor.
“The once and future father of sociology: Looking for possible and preferable futures.” Lecture given at the Department of Sociology, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, April 1.
Two lectures on “Time, utopia, and the future” and three lectures on “The new states of the Caribbean” aboard the Sea Cloud sailing the Western Caribbean, Yale Alumni College Abroad, February 4-14.
“What is a preferable future? How do we know?” Paper read at the IX World Conference of the World Futures Studies Federation, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 25-31.
“Futurology and the fate of man,” paper read at a conference on Man’s Fate, Florida International University, Miami, FL, March 7-9.
“The future of graduate education in sociology,” symposium presentation, Department of Sociology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, October 31.
“The philosophical foundations of futuristics,” seminar for the Alternative Futures Option Master Program, University of Hawaii, Manoa, August 9.
“Sociology in the future tense: bringing the good back in,” paper read at The Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, July 11.
“Sociology and the time machine,” paper read at the Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, April 18.
“Values in utopian and futurist thought,” a paper read at WorldView ’84, meetings of the World Future Society, Washington, DC, June 10-14.
“A Jamaica watcher’s perception of twenty-eight years of change, 1956-1984,” a paper read at the annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, St. Kitts, May 30-June 2.
Discussant, “The political culture of Caribbean micro-states,” annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, St. Kitts, May 30-June 2.
“Futuristics: from inner experience to outer space,” lecture to the Yale Club of Southwestern Virginia,” Roanoke, VA, May 4.
“The use of false prophecy to justify present action: the case of the American invasion of Grenada,” a paper read at “Grenada–A Post-Mortem,” a symposium at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, April 14.
“An introduction to futuristics: theories and methods of future research,” a didactic seminar given at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Antonio, TX, August 30.
Discussant, Thematic session on macro-economic change: Its impact on age and gender, annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Detroit, MI, August 31-September 4.
Organizing chairman and participant, panel on “Development Strategies in the Caribbean,” annual meeting of the Caribbean Studies Association, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, May 25-28.
“Futuristics: from inner experience to outer space,” lecture to the Yale Alumni Association, Cincinnati, OH, October 27.
“Elites, democracy, and the state in Jamaica,” a paper read at a conference commemorating The Centennial of Mosca’s Theory of the Ruling Class (1881- 1981), Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL, September 7-9.
‘Star Wars’ for social scientists: from inner experience to outer space,” lecture to a sociology colloquium, University of California, Santa Cruz, May 7.
“The future as a new frontier: from inner experience to outer space,” lecture to a Yale Alumni Seminar on the Future: Past and Present, San Francisco, CA, April 26.
“Comparative studies of inequality and social justice,” lecture to a sociology colloquium, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, March 26.
A series of six lectures on political and social change in the Caribbean aboard the sailing ship Sea Cloud at sea in the Eastern Caribbean, Yale Alumni College Abroad, March 7-21.
“The future as a new frontier: from inner experience to outer space,” lecture to the Yale Club of Cape Cod, MA, November 13.
“The futurist as social scientist: from positivism to critical realism,” paper read at the First Global Conference on the Future, Toronto, Canada, July 20-24.
“Ways of studying the future,” lecture to the Yale Club of Delaware, May 22, and the Yale Club of Tucson, April 17.
“Equality and social justice: the foundations of national sovereignty in the Caribbean,” presidential address delivered at the annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, May 7-10.
“Perceptions of inequality in England and the United States,” paper read at a graduate sociology seminar, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April 17.
Chaired annual business meeting, attended Council meetings, and helped run the annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, Martinique, French Antilles, May 28-30.
Chairperson, plenary session, Presidential Address, Midwest Sociological Society, Minneapolis, MN, April 25-28.
“Decisions, images of the future, equality, and equity: lessons from social research in Third World countries,” paper read at a symposium on “New Directions of Social Research in Response to Failures in Development: What Have We Learned?” Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, April 4-5.
Discussant, session on “Cross-National Research on Politics and Stratification,” Eastern Sociological Society, New York, NY, March 16-18.
Participant, Workgroup on the possible reorientation of leader/leadership research, Mershon Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, November 6.
“Bias, probability, and prison populations: a modest proposal for affirmative action,” paper read at a meeting on The Future of Corrections, National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Chantilly, VA, October 23.
Chairperson, Thematic plenary panel, “Societal growth: the quality of life,” and discussant, thematic plenary panel, “Societal growth: discontinuities and fragmentations,” annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA September 4-8.
“Inequality and social justice in the Commonwealth Caribbean,” lecture, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, CT, July 11.
“Equality, success and social justice in England and the United States,” lecture given at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, February 16.
“Equality, social justice, and the future,” public lecture at Siena College, Loudonville, NY, March 16.
“Changes in elite attitudes in Jamaica, 1962-1974,” paper read at the annual meetings of the Caribbean Studies Association, Dominican Republic, January 10-13.
“Equality, social justice, and the future,” lecture at a conference on Focus on the Future: Implications for Education, College of Education, University of Houston, October 13.
“Equality and justice in the community: a comparative social perspective,” a public lecture given at the College of Human Development Tenth Anniversary Observance, Pennsylvania State University, October 11.
Chairperson, plenary session on Competing Models of Multi-Ethnic Societies, American Sociological Association, Chicago, September 5-9.
“A global monitoring system, inequality and social justice,” a public lecture as part of a conference on Facing the Future, State University of New York at Buffalo, April 29-30.
Panelist (with K. Boulding and K. W. Deutsch), “Will our society adapt to new realities?” Conference on Facing the Future, State University of New York at Buffalo, April 29-30.
“Equality and human dignity,” paper read at the annual meetings of the International Studies Association, St. Louis, MO, March 16-20.
Rapporteur, Bicentennial Conference on “The New Immigration: Implications for American Society and the International Community,” Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, November 15-17.
“Political and economic viability of the Caribbean states: Post-independence attitudes and foreign-policy stance,” paper read at a Seminar on the Commonwealth Caribbean, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC, April 26-27.
“New perspectives on the British Caribbean,” seminar presentation; “Nation-building in the Caribbean: Jamaica revisited,” public lecture; both jointly sponsored by the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and the Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, September 25-26.
“New nations in the Caribbean,” lecture given at the Foreign Service Institute, Department of State, Washington, DC, August 15.
Discussant, Session on Futurology; and panelist, Round Table on the Quality of Life, VIII World Congress of the International Sociological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 19-24.
“Opportunities and problems of social futuristics,” read at the annual meetings of the Rural Sociological Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 22-25.
“Comments on social policy implementation,” read at a Conference on Policy Implementation in the Human Services, Pennsylvania State University, June 13-15.
Co-Chairman, Conference on Ethnicity and Inter-Area Studies, Social Science Research Council, New York, April 19-20.
American Sociological Association representative to the Task Force on Multicultural Education, National Institute of Education, Washington, DC, February 27-28.
Co-Chairman, Conference on Cross-Cultural Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Social Science Research Council, New York, September 27-28.
“Commentary on social science and social technology,” paper given at a conference on Change in Advanced Industrial Societies, sponsored by the Council for European Studies, Monterosso al Mare, Italy, November 7-11.
“A survey of social forecasting,” lecture delivered at a Conference on Socio-Political Inputs to Technology Forecasting, Castine, Maine, June 18-22.
Discussion of papers in honor of William S. Robinson, annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Scottsdale, AZ, May 3-5.
Chairman of a session at a conference on New Directions in Graduate Training, Carmel, CA, December 6-9.
Discussion of papers on the Sociology of the Future, annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, New Orleans, LA, August 28-31.
“New nations and the democratic revolution,” lecture delivered at the Institute for American Universities, Aix-en-Provence, France, April.
“The nationalist revolution of our time,” convocation address, Yankton College, Yankton, SD, September 17.
“The reconstruction of social realities in developing nations,” paper read at the annual meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York, NY, December (With C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
“Decision-making as an approach to the study of social stratification,” paper read at the meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Coronado, CA, March 5-7 (with C.C. Moskos, Jr.).
“The social and psychological aspects of modernization,” paper given at a seminar on The Emerging Nations: The Problems of Modernization and the Role of U.S. Foreign Aid at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, Aspen, CO, September 8-13.
“Power in the modern city: myths and realities,” public lecture in the Faculty Lecture Series, The City and Modern Man, University of California, Los Angeles, November 19.
“Elites and nationalism in the West Indies,” paper read at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC, August 29-September 1 (with others).
“Theoretical developments of social area analysis,” paper read at a conference on New Horizons in Comparative Metropolitan research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, January 4-6.
“The social wellsprings of design,” paper read at the First Pacific Rim Architectural Conference, Honolulu, HI, October 6-14.
“Self-government and social mobility in Jamaica,” paper read at the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Santa Monica, CA, December.
“A comparative study of American cities: some methodological problems,” paper read at the annual meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Berkeley, CA., December.
MASS MEDIA PARTICIPATION
“Wendell Bell: The Talking Encyclopedia of Marketing,” article in Development of Market Engineering (Issue 32, Islamic Solar Calendar Year 1392), pp. 38-39, an interview by Fatemeh Rostamirad, published in Iran in Farsi.
Interviewed for the documentary film, Containment (about my role on one of the “intrusion teams” helping to make the storage of nuclear waste safe at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, New Mexico).
“An alumnus looks back on his days at Fresno State,” Fresno State Magazine (Fall 2012), pp. 24-25. (Interview). <http://www.fresnostatenews.com/magazine/>
Quoted in the Mainichi Newspapers of Japan on the 10th anniversary of the attack on America of 9/11/01, “How has America changed after 9/11?
Quoted in “The secret lives of professors,” Yale Daily News Magazine xxxvii (4) (February), p. 4.
“Wendell Bell on the future,” interviewed by Katia Menegon, <forbes.com>, October 15. http://www.forbes.com/technology/2007/10/13/wendell-bell-prediction-tech-future07-cx_1015bell.html
“Taking the future seriously,” interviewed by Rushworth M. Kidder, President, Institute for Global Ethics. See http://www.globalethics.org/
Interviewed by John Moran in the “Hartford Courant” for a series on futurists and the future, Sunday, June 14, “2020 Vision.”
Personal interview on CNN’s “Future Watch” focused on my books, the 2 volumes of “Foundations of Futures Studies”, Sunday, August 10.
Personal interview conducted by John Defterious on “Business Unusual” on CNNfn. “Why business leaders ought to engage in futures thinking,” April 7.
I was featured in an interview in George magazine, February, in the Q & A section, “Mr. good news,” pp. 42, 44.
Audio cassette, “Toward improving the knowledge base of futures studies: Critical realism and the role of prediction,” Chesapeake Audio/video Communications, Inc.
Audio cassette, “Some comments on the first mid-year report of the United Nations Millennium Project,” Chesapeake Audio/video Communications, Inc.
Audio cassette, “Interrelatedness of all moral and ethical considerations: building an objective base,” Chesapeake Audio/video Communications, Inc.
Video tape, featured interviewee on a tape made by the World Future Society on “Perspectives on the Future.” Interviewed by Jerome Glenn, United Nations University.
Three half-hour lectures for the Cable Network of New Jersey, for the 26-segment television series, “Visions, Nightmares, and Forecasts: Humanity’s Attempt to Know the Future from Ancient Times to the Present,” made by Kean College of New Jersey.
“Don’t hold your breath to relive history,” Letter to the Editor, New Haven Register, April 24, p. 9.
Audio cassette, Futures Thinking and Policy Implementation at the National Level, Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc. (with Lena Lupica and Nyles V. Reinfeld), July.
Several nationwide radio and newsprint interviews on an eight-city Mothers’ Opinion Poll dealing with high-touch and high-tech toys, October-November.
Television appearance on Grenada Today, Ch. 3 Hartford, CT, October 25.
Audio cassette, Human Rights and the Future, Audio Recording Services, Las Vegas, Nevada (with M. Hochstern and W. Conloy), June.
Television interview on political and social change in the Caribbean, St. Kitts, May 31.
Television interview on the invasion of Grenada, Ch. 3 Hartford, CT, October 26.
Letter to the editor on “1984” in Guyana, New Haven Register, October 3, p.16.
Television panel discussion on “The Caribbean Studies Association and the Caribbean,” St. Thomas, Virgin Island, May 29 (with B. Christian, S. Jones-Hendrickson, V. Lewis, and R. Palmer).
Press conference and television interview, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, May 6.
Guest speaker, “Political and social developments in Jamaica,” The Jennifer Abod Show (phone-in talk program) WELI radio station, New Haven, CT, 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., July 5.
“Cuba, Jamaica can help bury the cold war now,” The New Haven Register, Wednesday, June 15, p. 15.
Letter to the editor on Cuba’s role in Jamaica, Newsweek, March 21, pp. 6, 6E.
Letter to the editor on Jamaican “take-over” of the bauxite-alumina industry, The Daily Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica), March 3, p. 13.
Letter to the editor on American opinions of the military, The New York Times, December 30.
Film interview, “Sociology and the future,” Oberon Communications, Inc., New York, April (a training film for IBM).
Television lecture (taped for classroom use), “The decisions of nationhood,” Nebraska Educational Television Council for Higher Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.
“A civil police in a civil society,” Yale Reports radio program with A. J. Reiss, Jr. and R. Stevens, May 25.
“From the election to the inauguration,” Yale Reports radio program with H. Wallich and D. Rae, November 10.
“Our children’s burden: school desegregation,” Yale Reports radio program with K. T. Erikson and R. W. Mack, January 7.
“The attitudes of combat soldiers,” Yale Reports radio program with C. C. Moskos, Jr. and N. Polsby, March 5.
Several appearances as guest panelist on The Northwestern Reviewing Stand, Chicago television talk show organized by Northwestern University. Topics: American cities, suburbs, and life styles.
Several appearances on San Francisco television programs. Topic: Social changes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS, YALE (many not listed)
1989-91 Advisory Committee and Senior Appointments Committee, Division of Social Sciences, Yale University.
1989-90 Committee on Faculty Research Grants, Yale Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University.
1988-91 Standing Committee on Student Grievances, Graduate School, Yale University.
1988-89 Co-chair of the Dwight Hall at Yale Committee for University of the West Indies (Jamaica) Hurricane Relief.
1987-91 Committee on Junior Faculty Appointments, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Yale.
1984-90 Council on Latin American Studies, Yale University.
- Executive Committee, Yale College.
1983-84 Executive Committee, University Career Services, Yale University.
1982-84 Executive Committee, Graduate School, Yale University.
1980-83 Yale College Committee on Undergraduate Organizations.
1978-81 Degree Committee on Social Sciences, Graduate School, Yale University.
- Harry S. Truman Memorial Scholarship Committee, Yale College
& 1992 (Chairman, 1979-84).
1974-89 Executive Committee, African-American Studies Program, Yale University.
1974-90 Advisory Committee, African and Afro-American Studies, Yale College.
1966-69 Council on European and Comparative Studies, Yale University.
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS, OTHER (selections only)
1980-85 Caribbean Review Award Committee.
1979-80 Nominations Committee, International Studies Association.
1979-80 Merit Award Committee, Eastern Sociological Society.
1974-79 Committee of Anticipatory Democracy. (Established links with U.S. Congress for introducing futures research into legislative planning.)
1974-77 Steering Committee, Secondary School Curriculum Project, American Psychological Association (evaluated materials for teaching psychology in high schools).
1974-76 Steering Committee, International Studies Association, International Studies Learning Package Project (designed materials for college teaching of international studies).
1968-72 Dissertation Research and International Peace Research Committee, Arms Control and Disarmament, National Research Council (Chairman, 1970-72).
1968-69 Social Science Research Council Committee on Comparative Sociology.
1966-69 Sociology Selection Panel, Committee on International Exchange of Persons, Fulbright-Hays Awards (Chairman, 1968-69).
1966-68 MacIver Award Selection Committee (and Sorokin Award in 1968), American Sociological Association (Chairman, 1968).
2009-present Member, Board of Editors, World Future Review.
2000-present Member, International Editorial Board, Journal of Futures Studies.
1998-present Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Foresight: the Journal of Futures Studies,
Strategic Thinking and Policy.
1992-2008 Member, Editorial Review Board, Futures Research Quarterly.
1976-2008 Member, Board of Contributing Editors, Futurics.
1952-present Occasional editorial consultant for many book publishers and past editorial board member of more than 20 other journals, including the American Sociological Review.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Association of University Professors.
American Civil Liberties Union
American Sociological Association.
Section: Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity
Caribbean Studies Association (honorary life member).
Eastern Sociological Society.
International Sociological Association (life member).
Research Committee: Futures Research.
National Resources Defense Council
Sociological Research Association (since 1960).
Union of Concerned Scientists
World Future Society.
World Futures Studies Federation.
LISTING IN BIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES (various years, some past, some present)
American Authors Today
American Men and Women of Science
Dictionary of International Biography
Encyclopedia of the City
Library of Human Resources
Men of Achievement
Personalities of the Americas
The Blue Book: Leaders of the English Speaking World
The Future: A Guide to Information Sources
The International Authors and Writers Who’s Who
The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership
The Persian Encyclopedia of Futures [in Farsi].
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Education
Who’s Who in the East
Who’s Who in the United States
Who’s Who in the World
Who’s Who in Social Sciences Higher Education