Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice



Michael A. Elliott

Associate Professor

Office:   Liberal Arts, Room 3358
Phone:   410-704-2354
Fax:   410-704-2854

Michael A. Elliott, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., Emory University, 2008


General Interests: globalization; world history; sociological theory; culture


Current Research:

“World Heritage and the Scientific Consecration of Outstanding Universal Value,” (co-author).

Booze and Brews: Sociological Explorations of Alcohol (co-edited volume).


Selected Publications:

“The Institutionalization of Human Rights and its Discontents: A World Cultural Perspective,” Cultural Sociology, 2014.

“World Heritage: Constructing a Universal Cultural Order,” (co-author) Poetics, 2012

“Monastic Asceticism and the Rationalization of Beer Making in the Middle Ages,” AVISTA Forum Journal, 2012.

“The Institutional Expansion of Human Rights, 1863-2003: A Comprehensive Dataset of
International Instruments,” Journal of Peace Research, 2011.

Courses Taught:

SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 102: Introduction to Sociology (Honors)
TSEM 102: Understanding Globalization
HONR 300: Making Sense of Globalization (Honors)
SOCI 333: Political Sociology
SOCI 381: Sociological Theory







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