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Scott R. Harris Saint Louis University, USA

Scott R. Harris (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is Professor of Sociology at Saint Louis University, where he teaches courses on Emotions, Family, Research Methods, Social Psychology, and Contemporary Theory.  He is the author of two books on conceptualization and measurement:  What Is Constructionism? (which received the Cooley Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction) and The Meanings of Marital Equality.  He also co-edited Making Sense of Social Problems (with Joel Best) and co-authored Stargazing:  Celebrity, Fame, and Social Interaction (with Kerry Ferris).  He has reviewed articles for numerous journals and edited a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.  Currently he serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Sociology Compass.