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Andrew Billingsley

Andrew Billingsley

Professor Emeritus, Family Science

Areas of Interest


PhD, Social Policy and Social Research, 1964

Florence Heller School of Brandeis University

Community Leadership Award, National Council of Negro Women, 1988

Marie Peters Award, National Council on Family Relations, 1989

DuBois, Johnson, Frazier Award, American Sociological Association, 1992

Distinguished Scholar Award, 1991

Pioneer Sociologist Award, Association of Black Sociologists, 1993

Billingsley, A. (1999). Mighty like a river: The Black church and social reform. New York: Oxford University Press.

Billingsley, A. (1998). "Introduction" to Robert B. Hill: The strengths of African American families: Twenty five years later. Washington, DC: R & B Publishing.

Rubin, R. H., Billingsley, A., & Caldwell, C. H. (1995). The Black church and youth-at-risk for incarceration. Monograph on Youth in the 1990s, 4, 61-74.

Billingsley, A., & Caldwell, C. H. (1994). The social relevance of the contemporary Black church. National Journal of Sociology, 8(1-2), 1-24. Billingsley, A. (1992). Climbing Jacob's ladder: The enduring legacy of African American families. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Billingsley, A. (1988). Black families in White America. New York: Simon & Schuster.