The Culture and Social Analysis workshop recently convened a Mini-Conference on Comparative Cultural Sociology, as part of the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society. Comparative cultural sociology is a vibrant field that has been experiencing considerable growth of late. Our department plays a central role in these developments as a number of faculty and graduate students are engaged in theoretical and substantive projects that expand the boundaries of this field.
The mini conference was organized by faculty members Bart Bonikowski and Michèle Lamont,...
The Sociology Department and the Korea Institute at Harvard are delighted to announce that Paul Chang will be joining the faculty as Assistant Professor of Sociology, effective July 1, 2013.... Read more about Paul Chang joining Sociology
Research Interests: The culture and practice of freedom; the comparative study of slavery and ethno-racial relations; the sociology of underdevelopment with special reference to the Caribbean; the problems of gender and familial relations in the black societies of the Americas; the ways that cultural processes relate to poverty and other social outcomes. ... Read more about Orlando Patterson