Editorial. A Festschrift for William Shaffir: Guest Editors’ Introduction





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Author Biographies

Antony J. Puddephatt, Lakehead University, Canada

Antony J. Puddephatt is a Professor of Sociology at Lake­head University in Thunder Bay, Canada. He has published on the topics of symbolic interactionism, pragmatist social theory, the sociology of knowledge, the culture of competitive chess, environmental sociology, Canadian sociology, and open-access publishing. With William Shaffir and Steven Kleinknecht, he is a co-editor of Ethnographies Revisited (Routledge, 2009), and with Bradley Brewster, he is a co-editor of Microsociological Per­spectives for Environmental Sociology (Routledge, 2018).


Steven Kleinknecht, Brescia University College, Canada

Steven Kleinknecht is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Brescia University College. His qualita­tive research has focused on the computer hacker and Old Order Mennonite subcultures. With Lisa-Jo van den Scott and Carrie Sanders, he co-edited The Craft of Qualitative Research: A Handbook (Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2018), and with Antony Puddephatt and William Shaffir, he co-edited Ethnographies Revisited (Routledge, 2009).



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How to Cite

Puddephatt, A. J., & Kleinknecht, S. (2020). Editorial. A Festschrift for William Shaffir: Guest Editors’ Introduction. Qualitative Sociology Review, 16(2), 6–13. https://doi.org/10.18778/1733-8077.16.2.01