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In 1998, Dr. Imber was appointed Editor-in-Chief of Society, having previously served as Editor of The American Sociologist (1995-1998) and as Co-Editor, with Wellesley colleague, Rosanna Hertz, of Qualitative Sociology (1991-1994). He is also editor of Therapeutic Culture: Triumph and Defeat and The Feeling Intellect: Selected Writings of Philip Rieff, and author of Abortion and the Private Practice of Medicine among other distinguished works.
Jonathan Imber obtained his B.A. degree magna cum laude in 1974 from Brandeis University. He was awarded the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975 and 1979 respectively. In addition, Professor Imber studied in England at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1972-73.
Jonathan Imber is Class of 1949 Professor in Ethics and Professor of Sociology at Wellesley College. A member of the faculty since 1981, he earlier taught at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. From 1989-1991 he was appointed Whitehead Associate Professor Chair of Critical Thought, Wellesley College.
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