Department of Sociology


Lisa McIntyre

Associate Professor & Dept. Chair

Ph.D., Chicago, 1985


Areas of Research Interest:

Law and Society, Work and Labor Markets, Qualitative Methods

Current Research Interests:

My interests include examining the relationship between law and society and developing new qualitative research techniques. I amcurrently working on the second edition of my popular introductory text, The Practical Skeptic, and writing a research methods text for undergraduates.

Selected Publications:

"Family Law" In Edgar F. Borgatta and Marie L. Borgatta, Encyclopedia of Sociology. New York: Macmillan, 1992.

"Law in the Sociological Enterprise". Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994

"The Practical Skeptic, Core Concepts in Sociology". Mt. View, CA: Mayfield Press, 1999.

Lisa McIntyre
(509) 335-5705
Wilson-Short Hall 204D

Curriculum Vitae



  • WSU Alumnus Jackson Featured Speaker at Fall Sports Banquet
  • Soccer Hosts Cougar Classic Tournament To Open 2006 Campaign
  • Texas Native Signs Letter of Intent for Cougar Tennis
  • Cougars Final Scrimmage Produces Pair Of Scoring Drives
  • Bruce Added To Rotary Lombardi Watch List
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