man in a black sweater smiling at the camera

Professor of Sociology
510B Varner Hall
(248) 370-2428

Research Interests

Policing, ethnomethodology, conversation analysis

Selected Publications

Albert J. Meehan and Michael C. Ponder. (2002). "Race & Place: The Ecology of Racial Profiling African American Drivers," Justice Quarterly, 19(3), 399-430.

Albert J. Meehan. (2000). “The Organizational Career of Gang Statistics: The Politics of Policing Gangs,” The Sociological Quarterly, 41(3):337-370.

Albert J. Meehan. (2000). “The Transformation of the Oral Tradition of the Police through the Introduction of Information Technology,” Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance (2):107-132.

L. Mosby, A. Rawls, Albert J. Meehan, E. Mays, and C. J. Pettinari. (1999). “Troubles in Interracial Talk about Discipline,” Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 30(3):489-522.

Courses Taught

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 240 Sociology of Crime and Punishment
SOC 327 Police and Society
SOC 420 Research and Policy Evaluation in Criminal Justice
SOC 430 Internship in Criminal Justice