Robert B. Enright, Jr.
Professor and Department Chair
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago
M.A., Sociology, University of Chicago
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Gerontological Society of America - Video Guide to accompany
Sociology, Fourth Edition by Hess, Markson, and Stein, Instructor's
Manual, 1993, Macmillan.
Employed Caregivers of Brain-Impaired Adults: An Assessment of
the Dual Role. Published by the Family Survival Project for Brain-Damaged
Adults, San Francisco, California 1987.
Book Manuscript Review: The Joy of Stats: A Short Guide to Elementary
Applied Statistics by Roberta Garner, Reviewed for the Broadview Press,
Article “Skill Upgrading and Employer Expectations of Workers”
Proceedings of the Twelfth Conference on the Small City and Regional
Community (with Randy Cray).
"Local Government's Fiscal Stress in the New Federalism Era," with Edward J.
Miller, Robert P. Wolensky in Proceedings of the Tenth Conference on the
Small City and Regional Community, edited by Thomas L. Van Valey and Sue R.
Crull, Center for the Small City, Forthcoming, 1993.
"Time Spent Caregiving and Help Received by Spouses and Adult Children of
Brain-Impaired Adults," The Gerontologist, Vol. 31:375-383, 1991.
Conferences and Presentations
PAPER: “A Portrait of Wisconsin from the 2000 Census” presented at the Annual
Meeting of the Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies, Madison, Wisconsin,
March 19, 2002.
“World Population Change: Boom or Bust?” presented at the 2000 Annual
Conference for the Social Sciences, March 30-31, Appleton, WI, with Larry
PAPER: “Skill Upgrading and Employer Expectations in Central Wisconsin”
Twelfth Conference on the Small City and Regional Community, October 1996,
PAPER: “Evaluating an Area’s Labor Pool: Employer Assessment and Expectations
of Workers”, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, June 1996, Madison,
Wisconsin (with Randy Cray).
PAPER: “Corporate Eldercare: Potential and Limitations,” presented at the
Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Diego, California,
"How Caregivers' Employment Affects the Quality and Quantity of Care."
Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Society on Aging, New Orleans, LA,
Honors and Awards
- University Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004
- Sociology Department Excellence in Teaching Award, Three times.
- Finalist, Letters and Science Distinguished Faculty Award, 1997.
- Sociology Department Scholar Award, Department of Sociology, Five
- Finalist, University Scholar Award, 1988.
- Vice Chancellor's Merit Recognition (numerous).
- Dean's Merit Recognition (numerous).