Ph. D., University of Chicago 1967
Research focus: Social stratification; social demography. Current research: social stratification in China, internal migration in China, social stratification in South Africa, social stratification in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe, ethnic stratification in Los Angeles, cross-national comparative studies of social stratification and mobility
Deng, Zhong, and Donald J. Treiman. 1997. “The Impact of the Cultural Revolution on Trends in Educational Attainment in the People's Republic of China”. American Journal of Sociology 103:391-428.
Walder, Andrew G., Bobai Li, and Donald J. Treiman. 2000. ““Politics and Life Chances in a State Socialist Regime: Dual Career Paths into the Urban Chinese Elite, 1949-1996.”” American Sociological Review 65:191-209.
Treiman, Donald J., and Harry B. G. Ganzeboom. 2000. ““The Fourth Generation of Comparative Stratification Research.”” Pp. 122-150 in The International Handbook of Sociology, edited by Stella R. Quah and Arnaud Sales. London: Sage.