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John R. Hall

John R. Hall

Distinguished Professor

2246 SS&H

Office Hours for winter, Spring 2014 :

  • On sabbatical.

Education:

  1. Ph.D., University of Washington

Biography:

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Theory and Methodology
  • Comparative/Historical Sociology
  • Sociology of Culture and Religion

Selected Publications

  • Hall, John R., “Religion and violence from a sociological perspective.” Pp. 363-74 in Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, and Michael Jerryson, editors, The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).
  • Hall, John R., "No, it's not the end of the world as we know it." Speakeasy, Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2012.
  • Hall, John R., and Philip D. Schuyler (2011), "Strip vision of the End." YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFNKIlM0SdA
  • Hall, John R., Laura Grindstaff, and Ming-Cheng Lo, eds. (2010), Handbook of Cultural Sociology. London: Routledge.
  • Hall, John R. (2009). Apocalypse: From Antiquity to the Empire of Modernity. Cambridge, England: Polity.
  • Hall, John R. (2003) "Religion and violence: social processes in comparative perspective," In Michele Dillon, ed., Handbook for the Sociology of Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hall, John R., with Philip D. Schuyler and Sylvaine Trinh. 2000. Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in North America, Europe, and Japan. London: Routledge.
  • Hall, John R. 1999. Cultures of Inquiry: From Epistemology to Discourse in Sociohistorical Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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