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John H. Scanzoni

Emeritus Professor, Sociology



  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Oregon, 1964

 Areas of Interest

  • Sociology of the Family


John Scanzoni’s teaching and research interests focus on the changing meanings of “family” and “families” in Western societies. He is researching the theory of whether poor mothers in “fictive families” are more capable of becoming independent than those who are isolated.

Phone: (352) 392.0265 ext. 248

Room: 3358