Jean Stockard


TRIG Director of Research

Jean Stockard received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Oregon in 1974 and then joined the University’s faculty, teaching in the Departments of Sociology and Planning, Public Policy, and Management. Currently, she holds the rank of Professor Emerita and teaches part-time at the University. She is the author of seven scholarly books and over 60 research articles. Much of her writing has focused on the ways in which variations in the environments in which people live influence their well-being. In 2002-3 she served as President of the Pacific Sociological Association, the major professional association of sociologists in the western United States, Canada, and Mexico. Dr. Stockard is experienced in a wide variety of statistical techniques, routinely teaches advanced classes in research and quantitative methods, and has served on over 250 graduate thesis committees.