Blodgett Hall 308
phone: (845) 437-7597

Fall 2024

SOCI 151: The Sociology of Everyday Life (Introduction to Sociology)

URBS 200: Urban Theory

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Held on Zoom; email for link

Leonard Nevarez received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and joined Vassar's Sociology Department in 1999. His research examines how markets and their cultures transform places, formal organizations, and labor reproduction. He is the author of Pursuing Quality of Life: From the Affluent Society to the Consumer Society (Routledge, 2011) and New Money, Nice Town: How Capital Works in the New Urban Economy (Routledge, 2003). Currently, he is co-editing a forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Urban Sociology. He blogs at Musical Urbanism.
His courses in the Sociology Department include Urban Sociology, Sociology of the New Economy (cross-listed in Science and Technology Studies), Corporate Power, Introduction to Sociology, and Research Methods, and the Sociology of Music. In the Urban Studies Program, his courses include Cities After Society, Musical Urbanism, Introduction to Urban Studies, and Urban Theory.
Curriculum vitae

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