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Anne Warfield Rawls

Professor, Sociology
International Advisor, Center for Fundamental Sociology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
Director, Garfinkel Center, LLC
Associate Researcher, Centre d'Etude des Mouvements Sociaux, EHESS-CNRS, Institute Marcell Mauss
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986
Ph.D. Sociology, Boston University, 1983
M.A. Philosophy, Boston University, 1979
B.A. Sociology, Summa Cum Laude, Boston University, 1976
Office: Morison Hall 149H | 781.891._3148 | arawls@bentley.edu
                       


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Teaching and research interests focus on Ethnomethodology, communication,information and explore issues related to the organization of modern capitalism and its relationship to situated practices of communication and work. These issues include the social character of information, the presentation of self, the development of a modern situated character, and studies of the situated character of reason, order and intelligibility. Courses explore the impetus toward justice in a modern division of labor context and the forms of character and interactional commitment that emerge. Courses also focus on race relations, inequality, and justice. Research interests include focused studies of situated practice and the exploration of its increasing importance in modern society. A major research focus has been the delineation of an emergent interactional "social contract" and its resistance to inequalities that result from institutional arrangements and individual interests. Areas of interest include Ethics, Ethnomethodology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Conversation Analysis and Social Theory. Author of Durkheim's Elementary Forms of the Religious life, Cambridge University Press, "Durkheim's Epistemology: the Neglected Argument," The American Journal of Sociology, "Interaction Orders of Race: W.E.B DuBois's Double Consciousness Thesis Revisited," Sociological Theory, "Emergent Sociality: Dialectic of Commitment and Order," Symbolic Interaction, "Harold Garfinkel," in Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists, Editor of Ethnomethodology's Program: Working Out Durkheim's Aphorism, Rowman and Littlefield (Author Harold Garfinkel) and Editor of Toward a Sociological Theory of Information (Author Harold Garfinkel).

Teaching Interests

Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis; Globalization & Modern Democratic Practice; Situated Practice and the Workplace; Sociology of Information; Race, Gender & Interaction; Epistemology and Practice; Social and Political Theory

Research Interests

Ethnomethodology; Workplace Studies; Race Relations; Social Theory & Political Philosophy; Language and Communication; Ethics and Social Practice

Consulting/Practice Interests

Workplace Studies; Information and Design Engineering; Ethnomethodology Race and Inequality; Computer Mediated Work; Conversation Analysis

Professional Memberships

ASA Section on Culture
ASA Section on Organizations Occupations and Work
ASA Section on Religion
ASA Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology
ASA Section on Communication and Information Technology
ASA Section on the History of Sociology
ASA Section on Race and Gender
ASA Theory Section
American Sociological Association
ASA Section History of Sociology
ASA Section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

Awards and Honors

2010, Marie de Paris Senior Research "Laureate"
2010, Charles Horton Cooley Award, Michigan Sociological Association

Publications

Journal Articles
Rawls, A. W. (2013). The Early Years 1939-1953: Garfinkel at North Carolina, Harvard and Princeton. Journal of Classical Sociology.

Rawls, A. W., Mann, D., Jeffrey, A. (2013). Locating the Modern Sacred: Moral/Social Facts and Constitutive Practices. The Journal of Classical Sociology/Sage Publications, November 2013. (link)

Rawls, A. W. (2013). Special Issue Editor's Introduction. Journal of Classical Sociology.

Rawls, A. W. (2012). Garfinkel, Ethnomethodology and the Defining Questions of Pragmatism. Qualitative Sociology.

Rawls, A. W. (2012). Durkheim's Epistemology: Continuities Between the Elementary Forms and The Division. Ethnografia E Ricerca Qualitativa, V (3), 335-364. (link)

Rawls, A. W. (2012). Constitutive Practices in Durkheim's Division of Social Labor. The Journal of Classical Sociology, 12 (3).

Duck, W. O., Rawls, A. W. (2012). Interaction Orders of Drug Dealing Spaces: Local Orders of Sensemaking in a Poor Black American Place . Crime, Law and Social Change.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). Wittgenstein, Durkheim, Garfinkel and Winch. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior.

Rawls, A. W. (2009). Special Issue Editor's Introduction. The Journal of Classical Sociology, 9 (4), 1-14.

Rawls, A. W., Mann, D., Garcia, A. C., David, G. C., Burton, M. (2009). Simple Enumerations: Ethnomethodology and MITRE Information Assurance Data Standards. Etnografia & Ricerca Qualitativa (Ethnography and Qualitative Research), 2 (1), 77-106. (link)

David, G. C., Garcia, A. C., Rawls, A. W., Chand, D. R. (2009). Listening To What is Said - Transcribing What is Heard:The Impact of Speech Recognition Technology (SRT) on The Practice of Medical Transcription (MT). Sociology of Health and Illness, 31 (6), 924-938.

Rawls, A. W. (2009). An Essay on Two Conceptions of Social Order: Constitutive Orders of Action, Objects and Identities vs Aggregate Orders of Individual Action. The Journal of Classical Sociology, 9 (4), 21.

Rawls, A. W. (2008). Harold Garfinkel, Ethnomethodology and Workplace Studies. Organization Studies, 20 (5).

Rawls, A. W. (2007). Reciprocity and Practice: Trust in a context of Globalization (in French translation). Enquete/French.

Rawls, A. W. (2007). Durkheim's Epistemology: The Neglected Argument (in French Translation). Enquete/French.

Wright, B., Rawls, A. W. (2006). The Dialectics of Beliefs and Practice: Religious Process as Praxis. Critical Sociology, 31 (1-2), 30.

Rawls, A. W., David, G. C. (2006). Accountably Other: Trust, Reciprocity and Exclusion in a Context of Situated Practice. Human Studies, 28 (4), 469-497.

Rawls, A. W. (2005). The treatment of Practice in Durkheim's Sociology (in Russian Translation). Sosiological Review, 4 (1), 3-30. (link)

Rawls, A. W. (2005). Garfinkel's Conception of Time. Time and Society, 14 (2-3), 163-190.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). La Falace de l'abstraction Mal Place (The Fallacy of Misplaced Abstraction). The Mauss Review/French, 24, 25.

Rawls, A. W. (2003). Conflict as a Foundation for Consensus: Contradictions of Capitalism in Durkheim's Division of Labor in Society. Critical Sociology.

Rawls, A. W. (2002). Emergent Sociality: A Dialectic of Commitment and Order, translation. Mauss Review/French, 19, 19.

Rawls, A. W. (2001). Durkheim's Treatment of Practice: Concrete Practice vs Representations as the Foundation for Reason. The Journal of Classical Sociology, 1 (1).

Rawls, A. W. (2000). Race as an Interaction Order Phenomena: W.E.B. DuBois's 'Double Consciousness' Thesis Revisited. Sociological Theory, 18 (2), 239-272.

Mosby, L., Rawls, A. W., Mays, E., Pettinari, C. J., Meehan, A. J. (1999). Troubles in Interracial Talk About Discipline: Discipline Narratives of African American Seniors. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 30 (3), 489-521.

Rawls, A. W. (1998). Durkheim's Challenge to Philosophy: Human Reason as a Product of Enacted Social Practice. American Journal of Sociology, 104 (3), 887-901.

Rawls, A. W., Meehan, A. J., Pettinari, C. J., Mays, E., Mosby, L. (1997). The Application of Interactional Analysis to an Applied Study of Social Work. Applied Behavioral Science Review, 5 (1), 113-139.

Rawls, A. W. (1997). Durkheim and Pragmatism: a Old Twist on a New Problem. Sociological Theory, 15 (1), 5-29.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). Durkheim's Epistemology: The Neglected Argument. American Journal of Sociology, 102 (2), 430-482.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). Durkheim's Epistemology: The Initial Critique 1915-1924. Sociological Quarterly, 38 (1), 111-145.

Rawls, A. W. (1992). Can Rational Choice be a Foundation for Social Theory? Theory Society, 21 (2), 219-241.

Rawls, A. W. (1990). Emergent Sociality: A Dialectic of Commitment and Order. Symbolic Interaction, 13 (1), 63-82.

Rawls, A. W. (1989). Simmel and the Interaction Order: Reply to Levine. Sociological Theory, 7 no. 1, 124-129.

Rawls, A. W. (1989). Reply to the Interaction Order and the Mirco-Macro Distinction. Sociological Theory, 10 n. 1. Forthcoming

Rawls, A. W. (1989). Language, Self, and Social Order: a Re-evaluation of Goffman and Sacks. Human Studies, 12 ((1)), 147-172.

Rawls, A. W. (1988). Interaction vs Interaction Order: Reply to Fuchs. Sociological Theory, 6 no. 1, 124-129.

Rawls, A. W. (1987). The Interaction Order Sui Generis: Goffman's Contribution to Social Theory. Sociological Theory, 5 (2), 136-149.

Rawls, A. W. (1985). Reply to Gallant and Kleinman On Symbolic Interaction versus Ethnomethodology. Symbolic Interaction, 8 (1), 121-140.

Rawls, A. W. (1984). Interaction as a Resource for Epistemological Critique: A Comparison of Goffman and Sartre. Sociological Theory, 2 (1), 222-252.

Books
Durkheim, E, Rawls, A. W. Le Division du Travail Sociale. Paris:

Garfinkel, H, Rawls, A. W. Studies in Ethnomethodology. Boulder Colorado: Paradigm Publishers.

Durkheim, E, Rawls, A. W. The Division of Social Labor. Boulder Colorado: Paradigm Publishers.

Garfinkel, H, Rawls, A. W. (2008). Toward a Sociological Theory of Information. Boulder Colorado: Paradigm.

Garfinkel, H, Rawls, A. W. (2006). Seeing Sociologically. Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Publishers.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). Epistemology and Practice: Durkheim's The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Garfinkel, H, Rawls, A. W. (2002). Ethnomethodology's Program: Working Out Durkheim's Aphorism. Boulder Colorado: Rowman and Littlefield Press.

Edited Volumes
Rawls, A. W. (Ed.). (2008). Translation of my Chapter on Garfinkel for the Russian translation of Studies in Ethnomethodology by Harold Garfinkel. In Bankovskaya, Svetlana (Eds.), Studies in Ethnomethodology (pp. 50). St. Petersburg: Vladehner Daly

Rawls, A. W. (Ed.). (2002). Harold Garfinkel. In Lynch, Michael, Sharrock, Wes (Eds.), Harold Garfinkel Companion (pp. 50). Nashville, TN: Rutledge Press

Rawls, A. W, Anderson, W, Helm, D, Meehan, A. J. (Ed.). (1989). Interactional Order: New Directions in the Study of Social Order.  (pp. 289). New York: Irvington Press

Book Chapters
Rawls, A. W. Garfinkel, Harold. In James Wright (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. Elsevier

Rawls, A. W. Interaction Orders. In Edward Lawler (Eds.), Order on the Edge of Chaos: Social Psychology and the Problem of Social Order

Rawls, A. W. (2013). Durkheim’s Approach to Modernity: Self-Regulating Practices as a Constitutive Order of Practice (in German translation). In Tanja Boguz and Heike Delitz (Eds.), Emile Durkheim and Soziologie und Ethnologie. Campus Edition, Series "Theorie und Gesellschaft" eds, Jens Beckert, Rainer Forst, Wolfgang Knöbl, Frank Nullmeier and Shalini Randeria

Rawls, A. W. (2013). Goffman et l'ordre de l'interaction. In Laurent Perreau and Daniel Cefai (Eds.), Goffman et l'order de l'interaction. CURAPP-ESS/CEMS-IMM

Rawls, A. W, David, G. C. (2012). Accountably Other: Trust Reciprocity and Exclusion in a Context of Situated Practice. In Stewart Clegg, Dave Courpasson and Nelson Phillips (Eds.), Power and Organizations. SAGE Library of Business and Management

Rawls, A. W. (2012). l'ordre constitutif de l'interaction selon Goffman. In Daniel Cefai and Laurent Perreau (Eds.), Erving Goffman et l'ordre de l'interaction. Paris France: . CURAPP-ESS/CEMS-IMM

Rawls, A. W. (2012). Durkheim's Approach to Modernity: Self-Regulating Practices as a Constitutive Order. In Tanja Bogusz and Heike Delitz (Eds.), Emile Durkheim: Sociology, Ethnologie, Philosophy. Germany: . Bestellen

Rawls, A. W. (2011). Goffman and the Idea of Interaction Order. In Saundra Laugier (Eds.), .  Paris:

Rawls, A. W. (2011). Harold Garfinkel. In Ritzer, George (Eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists. London: . Blackwell

Rawls, A. W. (2010). Social Order as Moral Order. In Steve Hitlin (Eds.), The Handbook of Morality. Sage

Rawls, A. W. (2009). Communities of Practice vs Traditional Communities: the State of Sociology in a Context of Globalization. In Cooper, Geoff, King, Andrew, Rettie, Ruth (Eds.), Sociological Objects: The Reconfiguration of Social Theory.  (pp. 30). London: . Ashgate

Rawls, A. W. (2007). The Conception and Treatment of Practice in Durkheim. In Bankovskaya, Svetlana (Eds.),  (pp. 301-344). St.Petersburg: . Vladehner Daly

Wright, B, Rawls, A. W. (2007). Speaking in Tongues: a Dialectic of Faith and Practice. In Goldstein, Warren (Eds.), Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion: a Critique of Rational Choice (pp. 249-284). Boston: . Brill

Rawls, A. W. (2003). Orders of Interaction and Intelligibility: Intersections Between Goffman and Garfinkel by Way of Durkheim. In Trevino, Javier (Eds.),  (pp. 40). Boulder, Colorado: . Rowman and Littlefield

Rawls, A. W. (2003). Harold Garfinkel. In Ritzer, George (Eds.),  (pp. 50). London: . Blackwell

Rawls, A. W. (2002). The Interaction Order Sui Generis: Goffman's Contribution to Social Theory. In Fine, Gary Alan (Eds.),  (pp. 40). Oxford, UK: . Blackwell

Rawls, A. W. (2002). Durkheim's Epistemology: Practice as the Basis of Knowledge. In Rosati, Massimo, Santambrogio, Ambrogio (Eds.),  (pp. 30). Rome, Italy: . Meltimi

Rawls, A. W. (2000). Harold Garfinkel. In Ritzer, George (Eds.),  (pp. 50). London: . Blackwell

Rawls, A. W. (1994). Simmel, Parsons and the Interaction Order.  (pp. 20). London, UK: . Routledge

Rawls, A. W. (1989). An Ethnomethodological Perspective on Social Theory. In Helm, David, Anderson, W. Timothy, Meehan, Albert J, Rawls, Anne W (Eds.),  (pp. 16). New York, NY: . Irvington Press

Book Reviews
Rawls, A. W. (2001). [Review of the book The Development of Durkheim's Social Realism]. Contemporary Sociology.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). [Review of the book The Semiotic Self]. American Journal of Sociology.

Other(s)
Rawls, A. W. Constitutive Justice: an Interactionist Contribution to the Understanding of Social Order and Human Value. Forthcoming

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Rawls, A. W. (2012). "Durkheim's Elementary Forms: The Neglected Argument and its Consequences." Presented at the University of Padua's Les Formes Élémentaires de la vie Religieuse, Padua Italy.

Brooks, J., Rawls, A. W. (2012). Steps toward a Socio-Technical Categorization Scheme for Communication and Information Standards. Presented at the  iConference '12, , Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "Belonging and Membership: Cultural Practices as Situated Membership." Presented at the New York University Institute for Public Knowledge's Belonging Today , NYU Campus, New York.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "Garfinkel and Media Studies." Presented at the University of Seigen, Germany's Innagural Lecture for New PhD Program in Ethnomethodology, Siegen, Germany.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "Constitutive Practices in Durkheim’s Division of Social Labor: the Distinctive Character of Social Orders of Modernity." Presented at the L'Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne's Colloque Durkheim ses Usages dans les Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "The Early Years 1939-1952: Garfinkel at North Carolina, Harvard and Princeton." Presented at the UCLA, Department of Sociology's Conference in Honor of Harold Garfinkel, UCLA.

Rawls, A. W., Duck, W. O. (2011). "Fractured Reflections: Images of Race in the looking Glass." Presented at the American Sociological Association 's Annual Sociological Association Meetings, Las Vegas Nevada.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "Durkheim and Garfinkel: the Theoretical Foundations of Ethnomethodology." Presented at the University of Trento's Durkheim, Garfinkel and Social Theory, Trento, Italy.

Rawls, A. W. (2011). "From Durkheim to Constitutive Orders of Practice." Presented at the Higher School of Economics's Seminar on Ethnomethodology, Moscow.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Durkheim's Approach to Modernity: Self-Regulating Practices as a Constitutive Order of Practice." Presented at the Humbolt University 's Emile Durkheim: Sociology and Ethnography Workshop, Humbolt University Berlin.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Wittgenstein, Durlheim, Garfinkel and Winch: Constitutive Orders of Sensemaking." Presented at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, UFR de philosophie's Wittgenstein Seminaire, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Implications of a Social Theory of Information on Information Design Work." Presented at the University of Siegen's Media in Action Conference, University of Siegen, Germany.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Public Civility vs Private Morality: Interaction Orders of Public Spaces - Political/Ethical Implications." Presented at the Ecole Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociale's Communication and Politics Conference, EHESS, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "A Sociology of Transcendent Moral Issues: Durkheim, Wittgenstein, Goffman and Garfinkel." Presented at the Sorbonne Paris's Seminaire: Philosophy et Sciences Sociales, Sorbonne, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Garfinkel, Ethnomethodology and Workplace Studies." Presented at the Higher School of Economics's Ethnographic EM/CA Studies of the Human Computer Interface, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "Two Conceptions of Social Order, Two Sorts of Rule, and Two Different Sociologies." Presented at the Ecole Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociale's Seminaire Series de l'Institute Marcel Mauss, EHESS, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2010). "What is an Ethnomethodologically Informed Ethnography?" Presented at the Ecole Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociale's Speaker Series of the Centre d'Etude des Mouvements Sociaux (CMS), EHESS, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2009). "Keynote Address: Goffman and the Interaction Order." Presented at the Colloque Goffman, Amiens, France.

Duck, W., Rawls, A. W. (2009). "The Social Order of Drug Dealing." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Association, Baltimore.

Rawls, A. W. (2009). "Remarks on Goffman at the 50 Year Anniversary of Presentation of Self." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Association Meetings, Baltimore, MD.

Garcia, A. C., Rawls, A. W., Mann, D. (2009). "The production and avoidance of disagreements in multiparty email exchanges." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Association, Baltimore, MD.

Rawls, A. W. (2008). "Garfinkel and Information Theory." Presented at the American Sociological Association, Boston.

Rawls, A. W., Mann, D. (2008). "Information System Design Using Ethnomethodology (EM) & Conversation Analysis (CA)." Presented at the American Sociological Association, Boston.

Rawls, A. W., Mann, D., Garcia, A. C. (2008). "What can be Learned about Design Issues using Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis (Paper presented 2008)." Presented at the American Sociological Association, Boston.

Rawls, A. W. (2007). "Garfinkel and Workplace Studies." Presented at the American Sociological Association, New York.

Rawls, A. W. (2006). "Garfinkel's Theory of Information." Presented at the Mind and Society Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK.

Rawls, A. W. (2006). "Information Order and Intelligibility - Garfinkel, Durkheim and the Information Age, Keynote." Presented at the Sociology After Durkheim, University of Surrey School of Management, Surrey, UK.

Rawls, A. W. (2006). "Information and Practice: Reciprocity and Pattern." Presented at the The Organization Studies Group, MIT, Sloan School of Managment, MIT.

Rawls, A. W. (2005). "Race and Justice in a Praxiological Perspective." Presented at the Ecole Haute Etudes de Science Sociale, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2005). "La Theorie de la Connaissance de Durkheim: un Argument Neglige de San Ouvre", Keynote." Presented at the The Ecole de Science Sociale, Marseilles.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). "Current Developments in Ethnomethodology and Conversational Analysis, Keynote Address." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Italian Phenomenlogical Association, Genoa.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). "Classical Social Theory and Contemporary Practice: Durkheim and Garfinkel." Presented at the Charles Institute, Prague.

Coates, D., Rawls, A. W. (2004). "Interaction Orders of Blindness." Presented at the The Pacific Sociological Association, San Francisco.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). "Durkheim and Garfinkel." Presented at the The School for Higher Economics, Moscow.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). "A Sociology of Practice: Durkheim and Garfinkel." Presented at the University of Milano-Bicocca, University Of Milano-Bicocca.

Rawls, A. W. (2004). "Situated Practice and Justice in a Context of Globalization: Ethnomethodology and Contemporary Theories of Practice." Presented at the University of Pisa, University of Pisa.

Coates, D., Rawls, A. W. (2003). "Interaction Orders of Blindness." Presented at the American Sociological Association, Atlanta.

Rawls, A. W. (2003). "Practice vs Concepts: Garfinkel and Contemporary Social Theory, Plenary Address." Presented at the Biannual Meetings, International Association for Study of Ethnomethodology & Conversational Analysis, Manchester.

Rawls, A. W. (2003). "Practice vs Concepts: Situated Practice and Society in a Context of Globalization." Presented at the Meeting in Paris of GEODE, Paris.

Rawls, A. W. (2002). "Orders of Interaction and Intelligibility: Intersections Between Goffman and Garfinkel by Way of Durkheim, Keynote Address." Presented at the American Sociological Association, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (2002). "Garfinkel's Contribution to Social Theory." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Associaton Meeting, Boston.

Rawls, A. W. (2000). "Greeting Preferences: Interaction Orders of Race." Presented at the The American Sociological Association, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (2000). "The Possibility of Reason Within a Sociological Context, Keynote Address." Presented at the The American Sociological Association, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1998). "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life." Presented at the International Sociological Association, Montreal.

Rawls, A. W. (1997). "Race/Cultural Variance in Interactional Preferences: Some Consequences." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Iowa.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). "Durkheim's Epistemology: A History of Neglect." Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings, New York.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). "Intelligibility and Moral Rules." Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings, New York.

Rawls, A. W. (1996). "Ethnomethodology and Symbolic Interaction: On the Boundary Between Order and Chaos." Presented at the The Stone Symposium, University of Nottingham, UK.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C., Meehan, A., Mays, E. (1996). "Gaze as a Component of Moral Character: Gaze Assessment Sequences in Service Encounter Supervisory Reviews." Presented at the The Stone Symposium, Nottingham.

Rawls, A. W. (1995). "The Sociology of Food." Presented at the The Michigan Sociological Association Meetings, Michigan.

Rawls, A. W. (1994). "Sandel: Republican Values and Democracy." Presented at the Ethics Conference, Wayne State University.

Rawls, A. W., Mosby, L. (1993). "An Interactional Study of Discipline Issues." Presented at the Communications Conference, Indiana University.

Rawls, A. W., Meehan, A., Mays, E. (1993). "Interracial Problems in the Service Delivery Encounter." Presented at the Communications Conference, Indiana University.

Rawls, A. W. (1993). "Containment: Impact on the Service Encounter Race Differentials in the Importance of Narrative." Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Meetings, Miami.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C. (1993). "Non-Talk About Race: The Collaborative Management of Stigma in Interracial Communication." Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Meetings, Miami.

Rawls, A. W., Mosby, L. (1993). "Stories About Institutions: The Attitudes of the Black Community Toward the Formal Institutions which 'Serve' It." Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Meetings, Miami.

Rawls, A. W., Mays, E., Meehan, A. (1993). "The In-Situ Practice of Role Modeling and its Consequences for Service Delivery to Inner City Black Families." Presented at the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Meetings, Miami.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C., Mays, E. (1993). "Non-Talk About Race: The Collaborative Management of Stigma in Interracial Communication." Presented at the The Black Sociological Association Meetings, Fort Lauderdale.

Rawls, A. W. (1993). "Race Differentials in Greeting Sequences: Their Impact on Race Relations." Presented at the The Black Sociological Association Meetings, Fort Lauderdale.

Rawls, A. W., Mosby, L. (1993). "Stories About Institutions: The Attitude of Black Community Toward the Formal Institutions which 'Serve' It." Presented at the The Black Sociological Association Meetings, Fort Lauderdale.

Rawls, A. W., Mays, E., Meehan, A., Pettinari, C. (1993). "The In-Situ Practice of Role Modeling and its Consequences for Service to Urban Black Families." Presented at the The Black Sociological Association Meetings, Fort Lauderdale.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C., Mays, E. (1993). "Avoiding the B-Word and Other Interracial Troubles." Presented at the The Michigan Sociological Association, Michigan.

Mosby, L., Rawls, A. W. (1993). "If I Don't Whip Them The White Man Will': Discipline Issues in the Black Family." Presented at the The Michigan Sociological Association Meetings, Michigan.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C., Mays, E. (1993). "Avoiding the B-Word and Other Interracial Troubles." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1993). "Communication, Race and Narrative." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W., Mays, E., Meehan, A., Pettinari, C. (1993). "The In-Situ Practice of Role Modeling and its Consequences for Service Delivery to Inner City Black Families." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W., Mosby, L. (1993). "Troubles in Interracial Talk About Discipline." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W., Pettinari, C. (1992). "Managing Conflict: Backpackaging a Conversational Device." Presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Seattle.

Rawls, A. W. (1990). "Interactional Analysis and the Problem of Agency." Presented at the American Sociological Association Meetings, San Francisco.

Rawls, A. W. (1990). "Moral Aspects of the Interaction Order." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1989). "Language, Interaction and Social Order." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1988). "Talk and Social Structure: The Case of Calls to the Police." Presented at the The Midwest Sociological Association Meetings, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1987). "A Field Report on Medical Services in a Fountain House Model Clubhouse." Presented at the Fourth International Seminar on the Clubhouse Model, University of Washington, Seattle Washington.

Rawls, A. W. (1987). "The Integration of Medical Services into the Fountain House Model." Presented at the Twelfth Annual Conference of the International Association of Psychological Rehabilitation Services, Toronto, Canada.

Rawls, A. W. (1986). "Conversational Analysis and the Conception of Social Structure." Presented at the Presented at the Conference on Talk and Social Structure, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Rawls, A. W. (1986). "An Interactional Approach to a Theory of Social Problems." Presented at the The Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago.

Rawls, A. W. (1986). "Goffman and the Idea of Local Order." Presented at the The Goffman Conference, York University, York England.

Rawls, A. W. (1985). "Criminological Studies as an Implicit Challenge to a Rational View of Institutional Order." Presented at the Annual Meeting of The American Society of Criminology, San Diego, California.

Rawls, A. W. (1985). "Critique of Presumptive Sentencing: Increasing Inequality in the Name of 'Fairness'." Presented at the The Forum on Presumptive Sentencing, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

Rawls, A. W. (1984). "Resolving the Dispute Between 'Macro' and 'Micro' Sociology." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society, Boston.

Rawls, A. W. (1982). "An Interactionist Perspective on Social Theory." Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society, Philadelphia.

Rawls, A. W. (1980). "A Re-Examination of Austin's Analysis of Excuses from a Conversational Analytic Perspective." Presented at the The Interaction Research Group, Boston.

Rawls, A. W. (1980). "Backpackaging: an Empirically Generated Critique of Ordinary Language Philosophy." Presented at the Third Annual Conference on Interaction and Conversation, University of South Carolina, Department of Anthropology.

Rawls, A. W. (1979). "Ethnomethodological and Interactional Studies: a Theoretical Appraisal." Presented at the Fifth International Boston University Conference on Ethnomethodology and Conversational Analysis, Boston University.

Service

Department Service
Represented Department at Fair
Committee Member for Summer Grants Committee, 2013 - 2014

Professional Service
Committee Member for Belonging Today Workshop - NYU, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Rationality and Society, 2012 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Journal of Social Theory and Research, 2011 - Present
Editor, Special Issue for Journal of Classical Sociology, 2010
Reviewer, Journal Article for Pragmatics and Society, 2010 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Qualitative Sociology, 2010 - Present
Committee Member for CCE - Work Group, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Psychology Quarterly, 1995 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Sociological Theory, Journal, 1985 - Present
Editor, Journal for Special Issue Editor, 2011 - 2013
Committee Member for History of Sociology, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for ASA Section on the Sociology of Knowledge - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Organizer ASA Regular Section Ethnomethodology Paper Session - 2012
Committee Chair for ASA Section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis, Nominating Committee, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for ASA Section on the History of Sociology, Awards Committee, 2011 - 2011
Committee Member for ASA Theory Section Awards Committee, 2011 - 2011