Fall 2022 Schedule

Culture and Social Analysis Workshop  |  Department of Sociology, Harvard University

12:00-2:00pm in 450 WJH

We will host hybrid sessions of the workshop, asking those on campus to attend in person (in 450 William James Hall), but allowing those who are remote an opportunity to participate online (a Zoom link to register is below).


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September 20: In-person ONLY 'Welcome Back' Meet & Greet

Come to 450 WJH to connect with the on-campus workshop community while enjoying lunch and refreshments!


October 4: Graduate Student Presentations

Leah Gose, PhD Candidate, Harvard University

Expanding on Effectiveness: Role Structure in Social Service Provision

Catharina O'Donnell, PhD Candidate, Harvard University

How Progressive and Conservative​​​​​ Organizations Mobilize Their Members

Derek Robey, PhD Candidate, Harvard University

Projective Anti-Racism: Cultural Capital and "Being on the Right Side of History"


October 18: Bringing the Body into Scholarship on Work & Organizations


  • Ashley Mears, Professor of Sociology, Boston University
  • Ellis Monk, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
  • Njoke Thomas, Assistant Professor of Management and Organization, Boston College's Carroll School of Management


November 1: Fascism, Populism, and Nationalism


  • Mabel Berezin, Distinguished Professor of Arts & Sciences in Sociology, Cornell University
  • Philip Gorski, Professor of Sociology, Yale University
  • Samuel Perry, Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Oklahoma


November 15: White-Collar Work, Culture, and Inequality


  • Erin Cech, Associate Professor of Sociology and Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Carolyn Chen, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Megan Tobias Neely, Assistant Professor of Organization, Copenhagen Business School


November 29: Rigor and Innovation in Qualitative Methods: Interviews, Ethnographies, and Archives

Co-sponsored with the Sociology Qualitative Working Group


  • Japonica Brown-Saracino, Professor of Sociology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Boston University
  • Andrew Deener, Professor of Sociology, University of Connecticut
  • Marco Garrido, Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Chicago
  • Lynette Spillman, Professor of Sociology, University of Notre Dame

Moderated by:

  • Shira Zilberstein, PhD Candidate, Harvard University
  • Derek Robey, PhD Candidate, Harvard University