In Remembrance- Carmi Schooler
Carmi Schooler, an affiliate of the Department of Sociology since 2007, passed away on Friday, May 11th. Carmi came to the department after nearly 50 years at the National Institute of Mental Health, where he spent many years directing the Socioenvironmental Studies Laboratory. At Maryland, he taught courses, mentored students, collaborated with fellow faculty members, and served on dissertation committees. Carmi’s research focused on relationships between social structure and various individual outcomes that included cognitive functioning and health. This research, particularly his collaborations with Melvin Kohn, Morris Rosenberg, and Leonard Pearlin, has had wide ranging significance across sociology and psychology. Carmi was a fellow of the American Psychological Society, a member of the Sociological Research Association, and past President of the Social Psychology section of the American Sociological Association.