Professor Emeritus

My research has emphasized questions about corporate structure and, in addition to a number of articles on the subject,  I am  the co-author of The Power Structure of American Business (with M. Schwartz; University of Chicago Press, 1985), and co-editor of Corporate Control, Capital Formation and Organizational Networks (with T. Takuyoshi and M. Schwartz, Chou University Press, 1996).   I have also published on the United States health care system, with particular attention to business participation in health care policy development and reform and I am particularly interested in the role of corporate capital in the development of the modern health care system.  I am the co-editor of Lesbians in Academia: Degrees of Freedom (with E. Rothblum, Routledge, 1997) and recently Professor Dan Krymkowski and I have studied occupational race and gender segregation.  Currently, I am working on a book entitled, Screwed: Why Kids Owe So Much in Student Loans.

Beth Mintz

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

occupational segregation, political sociology, corporate structure, gender, health care


  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1978


  • (802) 656-2163
Office Location:

Room 204

Office Hours:

On Leave

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