Maxwell School, Syracuse University

J. Milton Yinger - Biographical Information



B.A., DePauw University, 1937

M.A., Louisiana State University, 1939

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1943


Career Highlights

Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Oberlin College, 1947-1987

    Associate Editorships:

    Social Problems, 1957-1960

    American Sociological Review, 1959-1962

    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1964-

    Rector Scholar Distinguished Alumnus Award, DePauw University, 1952 

    Anisfield-Wolf Award in Race Relations for best scholarly work on race relations, with George E. Simpson, for Racial and Cultural Minorities, 1959

    Guggenheim Fellow, 1968-1969 

    Senior Specialist, East-West Center, University of Hawaii, 1968-1969

    American Sociological Association:

    Council and Executive Committee, 1965-1968

    Secretary, 1971-1974

    President, 1976-1977

National Science Foundation Program, Visiting Lecturer, 1965, 1966

Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1976-1977

Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge University, 1976 to present

Doctor of Humane Letters, DePauw University, 1982

Doctor of Humane Letters, Syracuse University, 1996

Trustee Professor of Public Administration and Economics