Curriculum Vitae


Novels

 

Academic Books

2020 Cultural Science: Applications of Artificial Social Intelligence.   New York: Business Expert Press.

2020 The Social Structure of Online Communities.  Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

2019 Virtual Local Manufacturing Communities: Online Simulations of Future Workshop Systems. New York: Business Expert Press.

2018 Family History Digital Libraries.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

2018 Computer Simulation of Space Societies.  Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

2017 Revival. Port Townsend, Washington: Feral House.

2017 Dynamic Secularization: Information Technology and the Tension between Religion and Science.  London: Springer, in press.

2016 Virtual Sociocultural Convergence: Human Sciences of Computer Games.  London: Springer.

2016 Star Worlds: Freedom Versus Control in Online Gameworlds. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press.

2015 The Meaning and Value of Spaceflight. Springer.

2014 An Information Technology Surrogate for Religion: The Veneration of Deceased Family Members in Online Games.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

2014 Personality Capture and Emulation.  London: Springer.

2013 eGods.  New York: Oxford University Press.

2011 The Virtual Future: Science-Fiction Gameworlds. London: Springer.

2010 Online Multiplayer Games. San Rafael, California: Morgan and Claypool.

2010 The Warcraft Civilization. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.

2007 Nanoconvergence. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

2007 Across the Secular Abyss. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.

2006 God from the Machine: Artificial Intelligence Models of Religious Cognition. Walnut Grove, California: AltaMira.

2002 The Endtime Family: Children of God. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.

1997 Sociology. New York: Barron's.

1997 The Sociology of Religious Movements. New York: Routledge.

1996 Religion, Deviance and Social Control. New York: Routledge. (Rodney Stark and WSB)

1992 Social Research Methods and Statistics. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including 11 software programs and datasets)

1991 Goals in Space: American Values and the Future of Technology. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.

1989 Survey Research: A Computer-Assisted Introduction. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including 9 software programs and datasets)

1987 Sociology Laboratory. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including software with 12 computer simulation programs)

1987 A Theory of Religion. New York: Toronto/Lang. (Rodney Stark and WSB) "Outstanding Scholarship" Award, Pacific Sociological Association, 1993. Reprinted with new preface, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1996. Translated into Polish as Teoria Religi, Krakow: Nomos, 2000.

1986 Experiments in Psychology. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. (Including software for the Apple-II and IBM-PC)

1986 Dimensions of Science Fiction. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

1985 The Future of Religion. Berkeley: University of California Press. (Rodney Stark & WSB) "Outstanding Book of the Year" Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, 1986. Reprinted in Chinese, 2006, China Renmin University Press.

1978 Satan's Power: A Deviant Psychotherapy Cult. Berkeley: University of California Press. Reprinted in Italian translation as Setta Satanica, with an introduction by Massimo Introvigne, 1994. Carnago (Varese), Italia: Sugar-Co Edizioni.

1976 The Spaceflight Revolution. New York: Wiley Interscience. Reprinted with new preface, Malabar, Florida: Krieger, 1983.

 

Edited Books

2016  Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco) 

2013 Convergence of Knowledge, Technology and Society.  Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco, WSB, Bruce Tonn, George Whitesides)

2012 Leadership in Science and Technology. Two volumes. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.

2010 Online Worlds: Convergence of the Real and the Virtual. London: Springer.

2006 Progress in Convergence: Technologies for Human Wellbeing. New York: New York Academy of Sciences. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco).

2006 Nanotechnology: Societal Implications--Maximizing Benefit for Humanity. Berlin: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2006 Nanotechnology: Societal Implications--Individual Perspectives. Berlin: Springer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2006 Managing Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Innovations: Converging Technologies in Society. Berlin: Springer. (WSB and Mihail C. Roco).

2004 Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire.

2003 Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

2001 Societal Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer. (Mihail C. Roco and WSB).

 

Computer Software Manuals

1992 Instructor's Manual for Social Research Methods and Statistics. Belmont, California: Wadsworth.

1989 Instructor's Manual for Survey Research. Belmont, California: Wadsworth.

1987 Instructor's Manual for Sociology Laboratory. Belmont, California: Wadsworth.

1985 Experiments in Sociology. Belmont, California: Wadsworth; second edition, 1987. (with software for both Apple II and IBM-PC)

 

Other

About 300 academic articles, book chapters and reviews, plus these works of short fiction:

2017 “Fatal Guidance, ” Communications of the ACM, 60(2):120-121.

2016 “Ahead of Time,” pp. 3-38 in Flash Forward, edited by Nora Savage and Anita Street.  Singapore: Panstanford.

2015 “Processional,” Communications of the ACM, 58(10):104-105.

2015 “Wow!” Communications of the ACM, 58(1):128.

2008 “Will,” Communications of the ACM, 51: 104.