Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

 

Faculty

Michael A. Elliott

Associate Professor


Office:   Liberal Arts, Room 3358
Phone:   410-704-2354
Fax:   410-704-2854
E-mail:   melliott@towson.edu

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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