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

Four Questions for Omar Lizardo

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Fall 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 3. Dustin Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Omar Lizardo (UCLA), the new Culture Section chair, on the past, present, and future of cultural analysis and sociology. Dustin Stoltz: How did you become interested in the study of culture? Omar Lizardo: I came to grad school with interests in theory and … Continue reading Four Questions for Omar Lizardo

Four Questions for Orlando Patterson

Originally published in Section Culture: Newsletter of the ASA Culture Section. Fall 2018. Vol. 30 Issue 3. Dustin Stoltz (Univ. of Notre Dame) interviews Orlando Patterson (Harvard) 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? Orlando Patterson: I came to sociology … Continue reading Four Questions for Orlando Patterson

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