Peter M. Nardi, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Pitzer College
( a member of the Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA)

Survey Research Consultant

  • Design surveys and questionnaires
  • Analyze survey data
  • Prepare statistical analyses
  • Write reports and summaries of research

Academic-Professional Honors

  • Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Study & Conference Center Fellow, 1997
  • Haynes Foundation Faculty Research Award, 1994
  • Avery/Durfee Foundation Travel Grant to China, 1989
  • Mellon Grants for Faculty Course Development, 1987
  • Visitorship, University of Essex, Social Science Research Center, 1984

Professional Activities

  • President, Pacific Sociological Association, 2005-2006
  • Editor, Sociological Perspectives, 1999 – 2003
  • Columnist, Pacific Standard Magazine, online, 2010-2012, Skeptical Thinking
  • Grant review committees: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Belgian Federal Public Planning Service, Science Policy; National Science Foundation, Sociology Grants; Wayne Placek Awards/American Psychological Association
  • Tenure Review Referee: Loyola Marymount University, University of California (Riverside), Ithaca College, University of Florida, Middlebury College, University of Kentucky, Georgetown University, College of William & Mary, Simon Fraser University, Seattle University
  • Outside Department Reviewer: Occidental College (2008), California Polytechnic State University, Pomona (2001 & 2006).
  • Editorial Boards: Gender & Society (1998-2002); Sexualities (1997-2000); Men & Masculinities (1998-2000); Sociological Perspectives (1996-1999)
  • Peer Reviewer/Consulting for over 35 Publishers and Academic Journals

Courses taught

  • Survey Research Methods
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Media & Society
  • Men & Masculinity
  • Youth & Society
  • Sociology of Education
  • Friendships
  • Social Psychology

Pitzer College Administrative Work

  • Acting President (Spring 2009)
  • Director of Institutional Research (2001-2008)
  • Associate Dean of the Faculty (1995-1997; 2000-2004)


Contact: peter_nardi [at] pitzer [dot] edu

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