Interview with Dustin Stoltz

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Winter 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 1. The Newsletter editors interview the graduate assistant to the editors and the newsletter typesetter Dustin Stoltz (PhD Candidate, Notre Dame) What first brought you to sociology? Montana raised me. My parents worked in heavy highway construction for most of my childhood, and we hopped around the state. The long stretches of … Continue reading Interview with Dustin Stoltz

Four Questions For Diane Vaughan

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Winter 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 2. Dustin Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Diane Vaughan (Columbia 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? Diane Vaughan: I had started as a freshman at Ohio State spring quarter, 1970, … Continue reading Four Questions For Diane Vaughan

Four Questions For Randall Collins

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Winter 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 1. Dustin Stoltz (University of Notre Dame) interviews Randall Collins (University of Pennsylvania, Emeritus) 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? Randall Collins: In two ways: At Berkeley, I started working in the sociology … Continue reading Four Questions For Randall Collins

Four Questions For Lisa McCormick

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Winter 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 1. Section Chair Ron Jacobs (SUNY Albany) interviews Lisa McCormick (University of Edinburgh), representing the new editorial team at Cultural Sociology Ron Jacobs: How did you become interested in editing Cultural Sociology? Please tell us about some of your own research in cultural sociology. Lisa McCormick: The announcement … Continue reading Four Questions For Lisa McCormick

Questions of culture for Geneviève Zubrzycki

Interview of Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, originally published in Section Culture. Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Vol. 29 Issue 1-2, pp 10-12. Last August you handed the skeptron, as Bourdieu would call it, of the Chair of the Culture Section over to Jenn Lena. Before we speak about your work can you tell us a bit about your experience heading … Continue reading Questions of culture for Geneviève Zubrzycki

Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect

Alexandra Kowalski (Princeton & Central European University) Michèle Lamont was born in Toronto and raised in Québec, trained as a student in Ottawa and Paris, and as a scholar at Stanford and Princeton. She has been teaching at Harvard University since 2002, where she is currently the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies, and Director … Continue reading Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect