Resume of Bruce L. Warren, Ph.D

Professor Emeritus of Sociology
Eastern Michigan University


Addresses and communication:


October 15 through June 1:  2200 Queens Blvd, Naples, Florida 34112

June 2 through October 14:  1038 Greenhills Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Phone: 800-211-3513   Fax: 800-211-3513

Email: or




University of Michigan



Sociology (Population studies & Organization)

University of Michigan




Alma College





Professional Experience:


2001—present                 President, PDR Consulting, LLC

2001—present                Professor Emeritus, Eastern Michigan University

1980 – 2001

Director of Research and Program Development, Institute for the Study of Children, Families & Communities, Eastern Michigan University

1970 - 2001

Professor/Associate/Assistant, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Eastern Michigan University.

1967 - 1969

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Florida State University


Professional Activity:


Member and chair (2000-01), Ann Arbor Community Development Citizen Participation Executive Committee,   1996 - 2001.

Member, Board of Directors, Huron Valley Boys and Girls Club, 2000-2001

Chair of the Committee on Children and Youth Programs, International Foster Care Organization’s 6th Educational Conference, Ypsilanti, August 1989.

Professional Publications and Presentations:


 “The Applied Sociologist and Community Building,” presented at the Society of Applied Sociology Annual Meeting, October 23, 1998, Denver.

With J. Weinstein and A. Kadushin, “The Applied Research Unit: Promoting Community Revitalization,” presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 20, 1996, New York City.

With P. Ryan and P. Wiencek, “Removal of the Perpetrator versus Removal of the Victim in Cases of Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse,” in Abused and Battered: Social and Legal Responses to Family Violence, edited by D. Knudson and J. Miller. New York: Aldine De Gruyter, 1991, pp. 123-134.

With P. Wiencek and P. Ryan, “Agency Intervention and Services to Sexually Abused Children In and Out of Home.” New Directions in Child and Family Research: Shaping Head Start in the Nineties. Conference presentation, Crystal City Intervention and Consequences for the Victim in Cases of Intra-familial Sexual Abuse, Virginia, June 1991.

With P. Wiencek and P. Ryan, “Type and Duration of Intra-familial Sexual Abuse of Girls: A Socio-Demographic Perspective.” Society for Applied Sociology, Cincinnati, October 1990.

Recent Grants and contracts:


2000-2001                 With Mark Ragg and Marjorie Ziefert,  Grant from the US Children’s Bureau to develop training for foster care workers assisting older youth to independence using a youth development model.  $200,000

1999-present           Evaluation consultant to Albion Public Schools on their 21st Century US Dept. of Education grant to establish the Brighter Futures after-school program for grade school children. $42,000

2000-2002                 Evaluation consultant to the Albion Community Foundation on the Kellogg Foundation grant to establish Kellogg Youth Initiative Partnerships in Albion for youth gap programming,  $10,000

1999-2002                 With John Benci, Real-time crime analysis for the Ypsilanti Police Department to provide bi-monthly crime reports identifying hot spots and changes in crime patterns, $63,000

1999-2001                 With Mark Ragg and Peggy Wiencek.  Contract with the State of Oregon Services to Children and Families to evaluate and make recommendations about foster care placements and policy/procedural changes in nine counties.  $529,000.


Contracts with police departments in Albion, Taylor and Ypsilanti, Michigan to provide technical assistance in Community Problem Solving Partnerships. $31,520, $64,000 and $60,500 respectively.


With Washtenaw County Department of Social Services. A grant from the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, HHS to develop a community coordinated effort to provide training to professionals working with families with child abuse problems and alcohol and other drug abuse problems. This project (SAFE ANCHOR) developed a series of Executive Leadership Seminars for public and private human service agency directors in how to develop inter-agency collaboration. It also lead to the establishment of an ongoing Leadership Council and the establishment of a Neighborhood Services Center in a public housing complex in Ypsilanti. $300,000.


With Patricia Ryan. A grant from the Children’s Bureau to develop a National Foster Care Resource Center. This project provided technical assistance on program design, development and evaluation to public and private child welfare agencies throughout the country. $215,000.


A contract from Wayne County Department of Social Services to provide parent education for high-risk parents (protective services and foster care) in Detroit (classes conducted at Martyrs of Uganda Catholic Church) $32,000.


With Patricia Ryan. A grant from NCCAN, HHS to study the effects of removing the perpetrator vs. removing the victim in families where child sexual abuse has occurred. $411,666.


1995, 1998-1999     Contracts to provide technical assistance and consultation to the Washtenaw Family Services Collaborative Council on organizational design, five-year planning, and prevention plan promising practices, including a survey of all schools in the county on after-school programming.

1998-2000                      Contract with Ypsilanti Department of Park and Recreation to provide evaluation services for its Artful Living after-school program for middle school students.


Graduate courses on Social Program Evaluation and Advanced Social Statistics

Undergraduate courses on Sociology of Childhood and Youth, Social Problems, and Elementary Social Statistics