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Michael Burawoy

Michael Burawoy
Prof. Michael Burawoy
areas of interest: Public sociology, sociology of work


E-Mail: burawoy@berkeley.edu

Stay(s) with the research group

Since October 2016 permanent Fellow of the Research Group.

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Chicago in 1976. Afterwards Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley. In 1982 he worked as an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as at the Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley. Since 1988  he is a Full Professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Selected Publications

The Promise of Sociology: Global Challenges for National Disciplines (Sociology, 2016)

Sociology as a Vocation (Contemporary Sociology, 2016)

Public Sociology: Öffentliche Soziologie gegen Marktfundamentalismus und globale Ungleichheit (2015)

"Facing an Unequal World" (Address to International Sociological Association, Current Sociology, 2015)

Michael Burawoy (ed.), Precarious Engagements (Current Sociology, 2014)

John D. Brewer, The Public Value of the Social Sciences (Bloomsbury, 2013)

Philip Nyden, Leslie Hossfeld, Gwendolyn Nyden (eds.), Public Sociology: Research, Action, and Change (Pine Forge Press, 2011)

Ian Loader and Richard Sparks, Public Criminology? (Routledge, 2011)