Four Questions For Cecilia Ridgeway

Dustin Stoltz (Lehigh University) interviews Cecilia Ridgeway (Stanford) on the past, present, and future of cultural analysis and sociology.   Dustin Stoltz: How​ ​ did​ ​ you​ ​ become​ ​ interested​ ​ in sociology and​ ​ the​ ​ study​ ​ of​ ​ culture?  My undergraduate background was in a joint sociology and psychology program in psychology at the University of Michigan, which was actually in … Continue reading Four Questions For Cecilia Ridgeway

Four Questions For Steven Lukes

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Spring 2020, Vol 32. Issue 1 Dustin S. Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Steven Lukes (New York University) on the past, present, and future of cultural analysis and sociology Dustin Stoltz: How ​ did​ ​ you​ ​ become​ ​ interested​ ​ in sociology and​ ​ the​ ​ study​ ​ of​ ​ culture? Steven Lukes: Originally, … Continue reading Four Questions For Steven Lukes

Four Questions For Jennifer Lena

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Fall 2019. Vol. 31 Issue 2. Dustin Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Jennifer Lena (Columbia) on the past, present, and future of cultural analysis and sociology. Dustin Stoltz: How​ ​ did​ ​ you​ ​ become​ ​ interested​ ​ in sociology and​ ​ ​the ​ study​ ​ of​ ​ culture? Jennifer Lena: My family, actually. My … Continue reading Four Questions For Jennifer Lena

Four Questions for Hayagreeva Rao

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Fall 2019. Vol. 31 Issue 2. Dustin Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Hayagreeva “Huggy” Rao (Stanford) on the past, present, and future of cultural analysis and sociology.   Dustin Stoltz: How​ ​ did​ ​ you​ ​ become​ ​ interested​ ​ in sociology and​ ​ the​ ​ study​ ​ of​ ​ culture?  Huggy Rao: I’m originally … Continue reading Four Questions for Hayagreeva Rao

Four Questions for Patricia A. Banks

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Summer 2019. Vol. 31 Issue 1. Dustin Stoltz: How did you become interested in the study of culture? What work does culture do in your thinking, and what do you see as the benefits and limitations of your approach as compared to alternatives? Patricia A. Banks: I became interested in the study of culture in graduate … Continue reading Four Questions for Patricia A. Banks

Four Questions for Paul DiMaggio

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Summer 2019. Vol. 31 Issue 1. Dustin Stoltz: How did you become interested in the study of culture? Paul DiMaggio: Two things really got me excited about sociology to the extent of wanting to go to graduate school. I practiced teaching to become a high school teacher at a local school. It was an interesting school … Continue reading Four Questions for Paul DiMaggio