Kurt Finsterbusch

Professor Emeritus

Kurt Finsterbusch is Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland who specializes in Social Impact Assessment, the Sociology of Development, and Environmental Sociology. In the first area he wrote Social Research for Policy Decisions (with Annabelle Bender Motz) and Understanding Social Impacts and edited with others three major works on social impact assessment methodology. In the second area he wrote with Jerry Hage Organizational Change as a Development Strategy. In the third area he is currently writing a book on society and the environment.
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
SOCY 305 Scarcity and Modern Society Fall 2014 Syllabus
SOCY 431 Principles of Organizations Fall 2014 Syllabus
  • Kurt Finsterbusch
3101 Art/Sociology Building
Department of Sociology
Phone: (301) 405-6397
Email: kfin@umd.edu