Society for the Study of Social Problems
Elected to Editorial and Publications Committee, 1992-95
Chair, SSSP Editorial and Publications Committee, 1994-95
Law and Society Association
Nominated for the Board of Trustees, Class of 1996.
Member, LSA Ad Hoc Newsletter Committee, 1997-98
American Sociological Association
Organizer, Sessions on Qualitative Methodology, 1995 Annual Meetings.
Membership Committee, Sociology of Law Section, 1997-98.
Sociology of Law Article Prize Committee, 2002-03
Associate Editor for: Californian Sociologist, 1977-1982
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 1986-present
Qualitative Sociology, 1982-present
Social Problems, 1974-1980
Symbolic Interaction, 1983-1987
Urban Life, 1974-1983
Editorial Advisory Board, Law & Society Review, 1995-1997.
Editor, Urban Life, 1983-1986
Deputy Editor, Sociological Methodology, 2000-04
Book Series Editor (with Jack Katz), Fieldwork Encounters and Discoveries,
University of Chicago Press, 2001-