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John R. Hall

John R. Hall

Distinguished Professor

2246 Social Science/Humanities

Office Hours for Winter 2015 :

  • Tuesdays, 1.30 - 3.30pm, or by appointment.

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., "Methodologies, the lifeworld, and institutions in cultural sociology." Qualitative Sociology 37 [2014]: 243-53.
  • 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. 1999. Cultures of Inquiry: From Epistemology to Discourse in Sociohistorical Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Research Clusters:

Social Transformations:
Sociology

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Research Spotlight

Article Reference Sex and School: Adolescent Sexual Intercourse and Education (Social Problems, 58(2):213--234. 2011) McCarthy, B and Grodsky, E

Article Reference Uneven transitions: Period- and cohort-related changes in gender attitudes in China, 1995-2007 (Social Science Research, 41(5):1100--1115. 2012) Shu, X and Zhu, Y

Article Reference Parents' testosterone and children's perception of parent–child relationship quality (Hormones and behavior, 60(5):512--519. 2011) Dorius, C, Booth, A, Hibel, J, Granger, DA, and Johnson, D

Article Reference The Enduring Significance of Racism: Discrimination and Delinquency Among Black American Youth (Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(3):662--676. 2011) Martin, MJ, McCarthy, B, Conger, RD, Gibbons, FX, Simons, RL, Cutrona, CE, and Brody, GH