John C. Pock Professor of Sociology
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
Office: Eliot 409
Phone: (503) 517-7495
B.A., Haverford College 1980;
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994.
University of Arizona 1994-2000.
Reed College 2000-
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Schneiberg, Marc. 2015. "Resisting and Regulating Corporations through Ecologies of Alternative Enterprise: Insurance and Electricity in the US Case." Forthcoming in The Corporation: A Critical, Interdisciplinary Handbook. André Spicer and Grietje Baars, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2013. "Organizational Diversity and Regulatory Strategy in Financial Markets: Possibilities for Upgrading and Reform." North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, 18: 101-27
Schneiberg, Marc. 2013. "Lost in Transposition? (A Cautionary Tale): The Bank of North Dakota and Prospects for Reform in American Banking." Research in the Sociology of Organizations. M. Lounsbury and E. Boxenbaum, eds. Emerald Press, 39A: 277-310.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2013. "Movements as Political Conditions for Diffusion: Anti-corporate Movements and the Spread of Cooperative Forms in American Capitalism." Organization Studies: 34: 653-82.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2012. "Toward a Pragmatist Social Science? Accomplishments and Analytical Challenges in the Empirical Study of Institutions." Socio-Economic Review 10: 594-600.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2011. "Toward an Organizationally Diverse American Capitalism? Cooperative, Mutual, and Local, State-Owned Enterprise?" Seattle University Law Review 34: 1409-34.
Schneiberg, Marc and Gerald Berk. 2010. "From Categorical Imperative to Learning by Categories: Cost Accounting and New Categorical Practices in American Manufacturing, 1900-1930." Research in the Sociology of Organizations. G. Hsu, O. Kocak, and G. Negro, eds. Emerald Press, 31: 255-292.
Schneiberg, Marc and Tim Bartley. 2010. "Regulating or Redesigning Finance? Market Architectures, Normal Accidents, and Dilemmas of Regulatory Reform." Research in the Sociology of Organizations. M Lounsbury and P Hirsh, eds. Emerald Press, 30A: 281-307.
Schneiberg, Marc and Tim Bartley. 2008. "Organizations, Regulation, and Economic Behavior: Regulatory Dynamics and Forms from the 19th to 21st Century." Annual Review of Law and Social Science 4: 31-61.
Schneiberg, Marc, Marissa King and Thomas Smith. 2008. "Social Movements and Organizational Form: Cooperative Alternatives to Corporations in the American Insurance, Dairy and Grain Industries." American Sociological Review 73: 635-667.
Schneiberg, Marc and Michael Lounsbury. 2008. "Social Movements and Institutional Analysis." Pp. 650-72 in The Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, edited by Royston Greenwood, Christine Oliver, Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson and Roy Suddaby. London: Sage Publications.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2007. “What’s on the Path? Path Dependence, Organizational Diversity and the Problem of Institutional Change in the US Economy, 1900-1950.” Socio-Economic Review 5: 47-80.
Schneiberg, Marc and Elisabeth Clemens. 2006. “The Typical Tools for the Job: Research Strategies in Institutional Analysis,” Sociological Theory 3: 195-227.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2005. “Combining New Institutionalisms: Explaining Institutional Change in American Property Insurance.” Sociological Forum 1: 93-137.
Schneiberg, Marc and Sarah Soule. 2005. “Institutionalization as a Contested, Multi-level Process: Politics, Social Movements and Rate Regulation in American Fire Insurance,” Pp. 122-160 in Social Movements and Organizations, edited by Gerald Davis, Doug McAdam, WR Scott and Mayer Zald. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Berk, Gerald and Marc Schneiberg. 2005. “Varieties in Capitalism, Varieties of Association: Collaborative Learning in American Industry, 1900 to 1925.” Politics and Society 1: 46-87.
Schneiberg, Marc. 2002. “Organizational Heterogeneity and the Production of New Forms: Politics, Social Movements and Mutual Companies in American Fire Insurance, 1900-1930.” Research in the Sociology of Organizations, M. Lounsbury and M Ventresca, eds. JAI Press 19: 39-89.
Bartley, Tim and Marc Schneiberg. 2002. “Rationality and Institutional Contingency: The Varying Politics of Economic Regulation in the Fire Insurance Industry." Sociological Perspectives 45: 47-79.
Schneiberg, Marc and Tim Bartley. 2001. “Regulating American Industries: Markets, Politics and the Institutional Determinants of Fire Insurance Regulation,” American Journal of Sociology 107: 101-46.
Schneiberg, Marc. 1999. “Political and Institutional Conditions for Governance by Association; Private Order and Price Controls in American Fire Insurance.” Politics and Society: 66-102
Papers in Progress
“From Main Street to Wall Street? Mutual Savings Bank Conversion to Stock Company Form, 1970-1990.” Draft available.
“Private, Public or Cooperative? Economic Order, Institutional Embeddedness and Organizational Form in the US Electrical Utility Industry.” Draft available.
- “Regulation, Institutional Dynamics and Organizational Form: Consolidation, Hybridization or Rehabilitation?” Draft available.
Courses Taught at Reed
- Sociology 211: Introduction to Sociology - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 244: Race and Ethnicity - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 248: Race, Economic Sociology and Organization - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 311: Research Methods - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 340: American Capitalism - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 345: Regulation - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 351: Financialization and the Sociology of Finance - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 355: Economic Sociology - Syllabus (PDF)
- Sociology 401: Institutional Analysis - Syllabus (PDF)
Research and Teaching Interests
- Economic Sociology
- Institutional Analysis
- Race and Ethnicity
- Research Methods
- Sociology Department
- Sociology Research Workshop Resources
- Sociology Qual Literature Review Tools
- SDA Tools for Analyzing GSS and Other Survey Data
- ICPSR Data Archive