John Roberts

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
 (414) 229-6944
 Bolton Hall 764

Fall Office Hours:
TBA and by appointment


PhD, Sociology, Cornell University

Areas of Specialization

Social Networks, Quantitative Methods, Mathematical Sociology

Teaching Schedule

Fall 2015
SOCIOL 701-001: Professional Seminar
SOCIOL 750-001: Research Methods in Sociology

Selected Publications

Roberts, J. M. U.S. spousal homicide rates by racial composition of marriage. Annals of Epidemiology.
Mills, B. J., Peeples, M. A., Haas, W. R., Borck, L., Clark, J. J., & Roberts, J. M. (2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Multiscalar perspectives on networks in the late prehispanic Southwest. American Antiquity, 80(1), 3-24.
Roberts, J. M., Roberts, A., & Brewer, D. D. (2014, February). Network contacts and activity domains: Information-sharing among police agencies. Human Organization, 73(1), 13-24.
Mills, B. J., Clark, J. J., Peeples, M. A., Haas, Jr., W. R., Roberts, J. M., Hill, B., Huntley, D. L., Borck, L., Breiger, R. L., Clauset, A., & Shackley, M. S. (2013, March). Transformation of social networks in the late prehispanic U.S. Southwest. PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), 110, 5785-5790.
Mills, B. J., Roberts, J. M., Clark, J. J., Haas, W. R., Huntley, D., Peeples, M. A., Borck, L., Ryan, C. S., Trowbridge, M., & Breiger, R. L. (2013). The Dynamics of Social Networks in the Late Prehispanic US Southwest. Knappett, C. (Ed.). Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction, 181-202. London: Oxford University.
Peeples, M. A., & Roberts, J. M. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). To binarize or not to binarize: Relational data and the construction of archaeological networks. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40(7), 3001-3010.
Roberts Jr., J. M., Mills, B. J., Clark, J. J., Haas Jr., W. R., Huntley, D. L., & Trowbridge, M. A. (2012). A method for chronological apportioning of ceramic assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science 39, 1513–1520.