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Barry Markovsky

Title: Professor
Department: Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-3123
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Sociology
Barry Markovsky


Ph.D. Stanford University (1983) His research interests include group processes, social psychology, social networks, methods of theory construction, experimental research, and computer simulations. His current research addresses social status, identity, fairness perceptions, cooperation, and influence in small group contexts. He is also developing on-line tools for building, evaluating and disseminating sociological theories. He teaches courses in group processes, pseudoscience and paranormal beliefs, and theory construction.