Lawrence Wieder

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D. Lawrence Wieder

D. Lawrence Wieder, 68, Professor Emeritus of Communication at the University of Oklahoma, died November 30, at Norman Regional Hospital, following a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Dr. Wieder was born in Mason City, IA, May 4, 1938, and was raised in Santa Barbara, where he met and married the former Karen Couch of Norman, OK, his wife of 34 years.

He received his bachelor’s degree at the University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), and his doctorate from UCLA in 1969. He was a member of the sociology department at UCSB until 1975, when he joined the faculty of the University of Oklahoma. He taught sociology at the University of Oklahoma for several years and moved to the department of communication in 1983, serving as interim chair in 2000.

His many publications include a book considered a standard in ethnomethodology, Language and Social Reality: The Case of Telling the Convict Code and many articles and conference presentations in his fields. He was a founding editor and Associate Editor of Human Studies for 22 years. He served as an offi-cer of numerous professional associations, including the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences, a Society which he helped to found. He served on the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology as an International Advisory Board Member and as an Editorial Board Member of Research in Language and Social Interaction for more than 12 years. He was an active member of many national professional organizations, including the National Communication Association, which presented him with a lifetime achievement award in 2004.

Among the many courses he taught were those in Nonverbal Communication Theory and Research, Ethnomethodology, Conversation Analysis, Face to Face Interaction, Ethnography of Communication, Qualitative Methods, Deviant Behavior, Social Problems, Sociology of Aging, Sociological Theory, and Phenomenology and the Human Sciences.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Walter Wieder, and is survived by his mother, Carolyn Allen Wieder, brother, Norman Wieder, niece Deborah Fisher, and nephew David Wieder, all of Santa Barbara, CA, and by his wife, Karen, his son, Robert Wieder of Eustis, VA, and his daughter, Katharine Wieder of Norman.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ( or to any other national cancer research institute.

Karen Wieder, Oklahoma University and George Psathas, Boston University

文中の"November 30"というのはOctober 30の間違いでは? とすれば、Melvin Pollner氏*1の死に数日先立つことになる
ウィーダー氏が亡くなったのは2006年であることを、Mixiにて鴨嘴博士にご指摘いただいた*2。さらに元々参照したもよく見てみると、冒頭に"July/August 2007"とある。この日付で、"November 30"といったら、2006年11月30日しかない。ということで、最後の部分は削除。