B.A., Denison University; Sociology and Spanish, 1979
M.A., University of Michigan; Sociology, 1983
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Sociology, 1992
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “The Political Economy of American Labor Policy, 1897- 1980: A Test of Five Theories”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: Social Problems, Social Inequality, Social Policy
Sample of Publications
Biggert, Robert. “Why Labor Wins, Why Labor Loses: A Test of Two Theories.” The Sociological Quarterly, (1996/1997).
Biggert, Robert. “The Adoption of No-Fault Divorce Laws by American States, 1969-1991″ (with Steve Bahr). Journal of Marriage and the Family.
Sample of Presentations
“The Spread of Right-To-Work Laws in the United States.”
“The Buke: Class, Politics, and the Buchanan Campaign in 1996 Election.” Annual Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.
“Policy as Sequences: State Labor Laws in the United States, 1911-1920.” Pacific Sociological Association, 1997.