Executive Committee 2010-2014
President

Michael Burawoy
USA

Professional Experience

  • Assistant to Full Professor, 1976-Present, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Chair Department of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley, 1996-98, 2000-2002.
  • Visiting Positions: Yale, Wisconsin, Northwestern (US), Hungarian Academy of Sciences, EHESS (Paris) and Witwatersrand (Johannesburg).
  • Research outside US: Zambia (1968-72); Hungary (1982-89); Russia (1991-2002)
  • American Sociological Association, Executive Council, 2000-20005, President, 2003-2004
  • Editorial Boards of 15 National and International Journals
  • Distinguished Teaching Awards: University of California (1979 and 2007) and ASA (2003)
  • Vice-President for National Associations, International Sociological Association, 2006-2010

Four Selected Publications

  • The Color of Class: From African Advancement to Zambianization (1972)
  • Manufacturing Consent (1979)
  • The Politics of Production: Factory Regimes under Capitalism and Socialism (1985)
  • Global Ethnography: Forces, Connections and Imaginations in a Postmodern World (2000)
  • The Extended Case Method: Four Countries, Four Decades, Four Great Transformations and One Theoretical Tradition (2009)

Education

  • B.A. Mathematics, University of Cambridge, England, 1968.
  • M.A. Sociology, University of Zambia, 1972.
  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Chicago, 1976.
 
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