E D S T E P H A N --
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Home Address 523 13th Street
Bellingham WA 98225-6102
Phone: (360) 733-4781
E-mail: ed#edstephan.org (substitute '@' for '#')
Work Address: Demography/Sociology
Western Washington University
Bellingham WA 98225-9801
Phone: (360) 650-3002
Fax: (360) 650-7295
Birth: St. Vincent's Hospital, Los Angeles CA, December 27, 1939
Marital Status: married, Karen Harding, Eugene OR, October 15, 1966
RESIDENCE AND SCHOOLING
Place of Residence: California, Oregon, Washington
1939-1942 Glendale CA
1942-1957 Paso Robles CA
1957-1965 San Francisco CA
1965-1970 Eugene OR
1970-date Bellingham WA
Primary and Secondary Education:
1945-1953 K-8, Public Schools, Paso Robles CA
1953-1956 St.Anthony's Seminary (Franciscan), Santa Barbara CA
(once fluent in written/spoken Latin, Greek, Spanish)
1956-1957 Villanova Preparatory School, Ojai CA
College and Universities Attended:
sumr 1957 California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo CA
1957-1961 University of San Francisco, San Francisco CA
1957-1959 - Chemistry; 1959-1961 - Political Science
1963-1965 San Francisco State University (State College until 1972)
Jun 1965 - B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science
1965-1970 University of Oregon, Eugene OR
Mar 1970 - Ph.D., Sociology
San Francisco State College
1964-1965 Graduate Assistant (Instructor, Social Science)
University of Oregon
1965-1969 National Institute of Mental Health Fellow in Methodology
sumr 1966 Research Assistant, Ctr for the Adv St of Educ Admin
1967-1969 Instructor, Sociology Department
1969-1970 Instructor, Honors College
Western Washington University (State College until 1976)
1970-1973 Assistant Professor
1973-1976 Associate Professor
2000- Professor Emeritus
1972-1973 (first) Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
1974-1978 (founding) Chairman, Sociology (Sociology/Anthropology until 1976)
sprg 1977 Chairman, Faculty Caucus, All-University Senate
1977-1979 (founding) President, Faculty Senate
1979 co-incorporator, Faculty Club
San Francisco State College
two lower-division Social Science courses (two lecture sections each);
the first covered psychology, sociology and anthropology;
the second covered political science and economics
University of Oregon
American Society (Sociology Department)
American Society for Foreign Students (Foreign Study Office)
Social Science, all fields, 3-qtr sequence (Honors College)
Western Washington University (typical enrollment)
Introductory: [solo & team] Introduction to Sociology (100-500)
[interdepartmental] Behavioral Science (400)
Evolution of Society (100)
Upper Division: History of Social Thought (70-100)
Introduction to Demography (50-80)
Social Statistics (50-80)
Theory Construction (70)
Graduate: Seminar in the History of Social Thought (10)
PUBLICATIONS [co-authors bracketed]
"The concept of community in human ecology"
Pacific Sociological Review, 1970, 13:218-28
"Variation in county size: a theory of segmental growth"
American Sociological Review, 1971, 36:451-61
"International tests of the size-density hypothesis"
American Sociological Review, 1972, 37:365-8
"Interacting populations in space and time: a paradigm
for the quantitative analysis of social structure"
Pacific Sociological Review, 1972, 15:309-26
[Lucky Tedrow] "Indian tribal territories in the Pacific
Northwest: a cross-cultural test of the size-density hypothesis"
Annals of Regional Science, 1973, 7:113-23
[Karen Stephan] "Religion and the survival of utopian communities"
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 1973, 12:89-100
[David Myers] "Tribal territories of the California Indians"
Anthropology UCLA, 1974, 6:59-65
[Lucky Tedrow] "Tribal territories in Africa: a cross-cultural
test of the size-density hypothesis"
Pacific Sociological Review, 1974, 20:105-12
[Jay Callan] "Siwai line-villages: Thiessen polygons and
the size-density hypothesis"
Solomon Island Studies in Human Biogeography, 1975, number 4
"Measures of population distribution: a probability interpretation"
Western Sociological Review, 1976, 7:3-10
"Tests of the size-density hypothesis: a caution"
American Sociological Review, 1976, 41:567-70
Report on the Quinault Indians: Anthropological and Demographic
Technical report for the United States Department of Justice, 1976
"Territorial division: the least-time constraint
behind the formation of subnational boundaries"
Science, 1977, 196:523-4
"A standardized measure of population concentration"
Geographical Analysis, 1977, 9:292-6
[Lucky Tedrow] "A theory of time-minimization:
the relationship between urban area and population"
Pacific Sociological Review, 1977, 20:105-12
[Douglas Massey] "The size-density hypothesis in
Great Britain: analysis of a deviant case"
Demography, 1977, 14:351-61
"Derivation of some social-demographic regularities
from the theory of time-minimization"
Social Forces, 1979, 53:812-23
"Political subdivision and population density"
Science, 1979, 205:219-20
[Douglas Massey, Lucky Tedrow] "Regional population
density and county size: a note on the problem of tautology
in size-density relationships"
Geographical Analysis, 1980, 12:184-8
[Douglas McMullin] "The historical distribution of county seats
in the United States: a review, critique and test of
American Sociological Review, 1981, 46:907-17
[Douglas McMullin] "Tolerance of sexual nonconformity:
city size as a situational and early learning determinant"
American Sociological Review, 1982, 47:411-5
[Douglas Massey] "The undergraduate curriculum in Sociology:
an immodest proposal"
Teaching Sociology, 1982, 9:423-34
[Douglas McMullin, Karen Stephan] "Statistical and historical
analyses of nations which deviate from the size-density law"
Demography, 1982, 19:567-76
"Deriving the square-cube law of formal organization"
Social Forces, 1983, 61:847-54
[Karen Stephan] "Population redistribution and changes
in the size-density slope"
Demography, 1984, 21:35-40
Social Forces, 1984, 63:145-159
[Mitchell Eggers] "Bunge's problem in central place theory
and its generalizations"
Geographical Analysis, 1985, 17:257-8
[Dan Dorman] "Testing size-density relationships without
ratio-variables, multicollinearity, logarithmic transformations
or regression analysis"
Journal of Regional Science, 1985, 25:427-35
"The distribution of service establishments"
Journal of Regional Science, 1988, 28:29-40
Demographic Research Laboratory Homepage
created and maintained 1994/5. Transferred to Lucky Tedrow Summer 95
asciimap of Washington with demographic profile links,
OnlinePyramid Maker, Online Life Table Maker
"For Love, for Money, for Real Money:
Life Expectancy Among 19th Century Baseball Players"
added to website 15 Dec 94
The Division of Territory in Society
an online book of size-density and time-minimization research
added to website Summer 95, added to the Internet Online Books 18 Jul 95.
"Demography on Postage Stamps"
Topical Time, 1995, 46:28-32
World Lecture Hall, University of Texas - my syllabi (201, 302, 321)
were the first three Sociology courses included at this site, 27 Jan 96
John Graunt Homepage
HTML translation of Graunt's "Bills of Mortality" (listed in Online Books)
plus additional texts and images related to Graunt's time and work
added to website Jan/Feb 1996
Fall, 1996: created webpages for College of Arts and Sciences
Departments of English, Foreign Language, History, Philosophy
Programs in East Asian Studies, Linguisitics
Timeline of Sociology
a listing of on-line biographies and books from 1600, Winter 96
Malthus' Essay on Population
online html translation of Malthus' First Essay, August 97