James Mannon

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James M. Mannon (born February 16, 1942) is a professor emeritus of sociology at DePauw University in Indiana, and until his retirement held the Larz A. Whitcomb Professorship of Sociology at DePauw.[1]

Mannon did his undergraduate and graduate studies at Southern Illinois University,[2] and worked at Millikin University (1973–1975),[2][3][4] Monmouth College (1968–1972),[2][5] and Southern Illinois University before joining the DePauw faculty in 1975. He retired in 2001.[2]


  • Close, But No Cigar (self-published, 2015)[6]
  • Epilogue: Poems of Love and Loss (self-published through AuthorHouse, 2005)[7]
  • Emergency Encounters: a study of an urban ambulance service (1981)[8][9][10] updated and re-released in 1991 as Emergency encounters: EMTs and their work, (Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 1992), ISBN 0-8046-9281-5.
  • American gridmark: why you’ve always suspected that measuring up doesn’t count, (Tucson, Arizona: Harbinger House, 1990).[11][12]
  • Measuring up: the performance ethic in American culture, (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1997), ISBN 0-8133-3297-4 (paperback).
  • Caring for the burned: life and death in a hospital burn center, (Springfield, Illinois, Thomas, 1985), ISBN 0-398-05089-9.[13][14]


  1. DePauw Honors Four Retiring Professors, DePauw University, May 19, 2001, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Emeritus Professor James Mannon to Deliver 'Last Lecture' March 7, DePauw University, February 28, 2002, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  3. Millikin Faculty: A Tradition of Excellence, Millikin University, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  4. "4 Faculty Appointments At MU", The Decatur Herald: 4, June 13, 1973, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/85211072/ 
  5. "Among those Present", The Journal of Educational Research 65 (10): 483, 1972, Template:Citation error 
  6. Prof. Emeritus James Mannon Schedules Two Events to Sign His New Book, Close, But No Cigar, DePauw University, February 1, 2016, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  7. Prof. Emeritus James Mannon Publishes Epilogue: Poems of Love and Loss, DePauw University, April 19, 2005, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  8. Prof. James Mannon Publishes Emergency Encounters: A Study of an Urban Ambulance Service, DePauw University, September 14, 1981, retrieved 2017-05-06.
  9. Roth, Julius A. (January 1983), "Review: Emergency Encounters: A Study of an Urban Ambulance Service by James M. Mannon", Contemporary Sociology 12 (1): 82–84, JSTOR 2068211 
  10. Koenigsdorf, Keith B. (Summer 1982), "Emergency Encounters: A Study of an Urban Ambulance Service", The Urban Lawyer 14 (3): 661, JSTOR 27893136 
  11. Robinson, Robert V. (April 1993), "Review: American Gridmark: Why You've Always Suspected That Measuring up Doesn't Count by James M. Mannon", Teaching Sociology 21 (2): 205–206, JSTOR 1318650 
  12. Campbell, Susan (November 30, 1993), "The generation that knew too much knew no childhood", Baltimore Sun, http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1993-11-30/features/1993334097_1_performance-standards-parents-generation-that-knew 
  13. Bernstein, Norman R. (March 7, 1986), "Caring for the Burned: Life and Death in a Hospital Burn Center", JAMA 255 (9): 1203–1204, Template:Citation error 
  14. Robson, Martin C. (July 1986), "Caring for the burned: Life and death in a hospital burn center", American Journal of Surgery 152 (1): 48, Template:Citation error 

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