Department of Sociology
Ph.D., The University of Florida, 1982
Alfred DeMaris is Professor of Sociology and Statistician for the Center for Family and Demographic Research at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. His substantive interests are focused on romantic relationships, including issues surrounding premarital cohabitation, the prediction of marital instability, and the antecedents and consequences of violence in heterosexual dyads. His work in these areas has appeared in Social Forces, Social Psychology Quarterly, Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Family Issues, Family Relations, and Journal of Sex Research. His primary specialty in social statistics is regression modeling, in particular, logistic regression. His articles on this topic have appeared in Social Forces, Psychological Bulletin, and Sociological Methods & Research, among other venues. He is also the author of Logit Modeling: Practical Applications (1992, Sage) and Regression with Social Data: Modeling Continuous and Limited Response Variables (2004, Wiley).