Degrees Earned:

Ph.D., MSc., University of Utah; BSc. Brigham Young University

Teaching Interests:

Organizations, Work/Occupations, Statistics, Research Methods.

Research Interests:

Areas of general interest are work and workplace organizations with current focus on employment/workplace impacts of globalization and migration in the United Arab Emirates. Previous projects have led to publications on such topics as: how high-tech workers/firms react to turbulent change and uncertainty, police practices involving automated police information systems, and implications of “policing the police” through technological surveillance.

Recent Publications:

2012    Dana, Dyson and Schellenberg, Kathryn.  Comprehensive Civil Legal Needs of Poor and Low-Income Residents in the Counties of Eastern Michigan.  Report prepared for the Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Flint MI.

2011    Schellenberg, Kathryn and Daassa, Mohamed.  "What they say: About the treatment of expatriate workers in the United Arab Emirates."  Pp. 453-486 in Tugrul Kreskin (editor), The Sociology of Islam: Secularism, Economy and Politics.  Reading, UK: Ithaca Press.

2003    [Invited review of]: Keil, Alan and Finegold, Kenneth (Editors). Welfare Reform: The Next Act. Washington DC: The Urban Institute. Forthcoming in: Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews. 2003,               32, 3, May, 296-297

1984-2003 Annual Editions: Computers in Society (past editor, 10 editions). Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

2000  Policing the police: Technological surveillance and the predilection for leniency. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 27(6):667-687.

Recent Presentations:

2004. “Globalization and False Starts: Two-week Laws in the United Arab Emirates.” To be presented at the Annual Meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society, April 18, 2004, Kansas City, MO.

2003. “Workplace Justice in Dubai.” Annual meetings of the North Central Sociology Association, Cincinnati Ohio, March 28, 2003.

2003. “Employment Emiterization in the United Arab Emirates.” Annual meetings of the Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, IL, April 18, 2003.

2002. (with George A. Miller) “Turbulence and Anomie: Why Management Fails.” Annual meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, April 6, 2002, Baltimore, MD.

Photos of Life in the United Arab Emirates