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W. Craig Carter
Ph.D., 2000
Louisiana State University

Office: TODD 329
Phone: (615)898-2517

Areas of interest:
Deviance and Social Disorganization,
Criminology, Social Psychology,
Social Networks

Office Hours: 
Monday and Wednesday 8:00am-11:30am
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00-9:30am

Fall 2014 Class Schedule:

SOC 1010 Introductory Sociology TR, Todd Hall 204 9:40 to 11:05am
SOC 4500 Social Interaction and Identities TR, Peck Hall 320 11:20 to 12:45pm


Carter, W. Craig. 2014. "Infidelity Accounts." The International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 4(7).

Carter, W. Craig, and Kristi Stringer. 2014. "Exotic Dancers in an Awkward Negotiations: Implications for Studying Deviant Identity." The Social Science Journal. 51:277-286.

Carter, W. Craig, 2014. "Ambiguous Nonverbal Aligning Actions: Getting Away with Untoward Behavior." The American International Journal of Social Science. 3(2).

Carter, Rose M., and W. Craig Carter. 2014. "Obesity" Encyclopedia of Deviance. Editors: Heith Copes and Craig J. Forsyth. Sage.

Carter, W. Craig and R. Donald Barker. 2011. "Does Completion of Juvenile Drug Court Deter Adult Criminality?" Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 11(2): 181-193.

Carter, William C. with Jim Thomas, Elizabeth Torrone, and Brooke Levandowski. 2008. "Pulling Together: Interagency Coordination and HIV Prevention,"; Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 14, E1-6.

Carter, William C. with James C. Thomas, Malika Roman Isler and Lizzi Torrone. 2007. "An Inter-Agency Network Perspective on HIV Prevention,"; Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 34, 71-75.

Carter, William C. with S. Lee, K. Thomas and J. Morrissey. 2006. "Managed Care, Inter-agency Linkages, and Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment," Administration and Policy in Mental Health.

Carter, William C. with S. Lee, J. Morrissey, K. Thomas and A. Ellis. 2005. "Assessing Linkages Between Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and Primary Care Agencies," American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Carter, William C. with S. Feld. 2004. "Principles Relating Social Regard to Size and Density of Personal Networks, with Applications to Stigma," Social Networks, 26, 323-329.

Carter, William C. with S. Feld. 2002. "Detecting Measurement Bias in Respondent Reports of Personal Networks," Social Networks, 24, 365-383.

Carter, William C. with S. Feld. 1998. "When Desegregation Reduces Interracial Contact: A Class Size Paradox for Weak Ties," American Journal of Sociology, 103, 5, 1165-86.

Carter, William C. with S. Feld. 1998. "Foci of Activity as Changing Contexts for Friendship," in R. Adams & G. Allan (eds.), Placing Friendship in Context, New York: Cambridge.