Purdue Climate Change Research Center

Martin Patchen


Martin Patchen is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Purdue. He has a longstanding interest in the determinants of social attitudes and behavior in a variety of settings. He is continuing his research and writing, focusing recently on attitudes and behavior relevant to climate change.

Most Recent Books

  • Martin Patchen, Making Our Schools More Effective: What Matters and What Works. Springfield , Ill : Charles C. Thomas, 2004.
  • Martin Patchen, Diversity and Unity: Relations Between Racial and Ethnic Groups. Chicago : Nelson-Hall, 1999.

Other Publications

Five other books and about forty journal articles.

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