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James Bearden

Emeritus Professor of Sociology
Bailey Hall
(585) 245-5335
Jim Bearden

James Bearden has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1983.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

  • M.A., Texas Tech University


  • Bearden, J. and Raymond N. Wolfe. (2001), "Reaction to Compton and Metheny (2000): Assessment of Grade Inflation in Higher Education." Perceptual and Motor Skills Vol. 92, pp 263-264

  • Bearden, J., Raymond N. Wolfe, & James W. Grosch (1992), "Identifying and correcting for grade inflation." Perceptual and Motor Skills, 74, 745-746


  • Corporate power structure
  • Ethnic group stereotypes