Norman R. Yetman

Professor Emeritus
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Professor Yetman (PhD Pennsylvania) has major interests in American society, in race and ethnicity, in the relationship between history and sociology, and in the sociology of sport. His publications include Majority and Minority: The Dynamics of Race & Ethnicity in American Life (6th edition, 1999), Sociology: Experiencing a Changing Society (7th edition, 1997), and Voices From Slavery (also published under the title Life Under the Peculiar Institution, 1970; reprint edition, 2000). He holds a joint appointment with and currently chairs the American Studies Program at KU. Areas: Race and Ethnicity, Comparative-Historical, and Social Inequality.


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