People in Sociology - Faculty

Fraser Hall

Eric A. Hanley

Associate Chair
Associate Professor
Fall 2013 Office Hours: 1:00-3:00 T

Professor Hanley (PhD UCLA) specializes in economic and political sociology. His recent research projects include the role of international agencies in economic transformations in Eastern Europe, the rise of entrepreneurship in the former Soviet bloc, and household survival strategies in contemporary Russia. He is also interested in globalization, more specifically the role that experts play in global social movements. Recent publications include "Property Transformation in Postcommunist Hungary" (American Journal of Sociology, 2002), "A Party of Workers or a Party of Intellectuals" (Social Forces, 2003), "The Restoration of Pre-Communist Property Relations in Eastern Europe" (European Sociological Review, 2004), and "Recruitment in to the East European Communist Elite" (Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 2005). Areas: Political and Economic Sociology, Sociology of Organizations, Social Stratification, Globalization, and Post-communist Societies.


Fall 2013 Courses

  • Soc 304 Principles of Sociology
  • Soc 780 Advanced Topics: Global Social Movements


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