PROFESSOR, ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY
Gift Exchange: The Transnational History of a Political Idea
(Cambridge University Press, 2020)
Fallout: Nuclear Diplomacy in an Age of Global Fracture
(University of Chicago Press, 2014)
Contractual Knowledge: One Hundred Years of Legal Experimentation in Global Markets
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science
Strategic Ignorance and Global Governance
(British Journal of Sociology, Special Issue, 2018)
The Middle East and the Atom: Continued Anarchy or a Regional Nuclear Energy Community?
(Global Governance, Special Issue, 2014)
Sciences et souverainetés
(Sociologie du travail, Special Issue, 2006)
This course is a class on the art of research design in the social sciences. Students will learn how to relate observations drawn from fieldwork with theory.
Course goals: to help students theoretically construct a problem of sociological and/or anthropological importance; to help students reflect upon social scientific practice.
In this course, we will take experts, their epistemic cultures and their influence on both transnational policies and domestic societies as our focus.
This course focuses on various socio historical approaches to law Topics range from the protection of the rule of law and human rights to the regulation of financial markets.