Brian Connor is a Ph.D candidate. He is interested in sociological theory, cultural sociology, and political sociology. His dissertation uses the history of women’s suffrage in the US to create a sociological theory of democracy based on the philosophy of Jacques Rancière. From 2008-2010, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.
2012 (Anticipated) Ph.D. Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2007 M.A. Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2003 B.A. Sociology and Political Science, Tulane University
Connor, Brian T. “From Analogy to Metanarrative: Meanings of 9/11 in Civil Society.” Cultural Sociology. 6(1): 3-25. 2012
Baiocchi, Gianpaolo and Brian T. Connor. “The Ethnos in the Polis: Political Ethnography as a mode of Inquiry.” Sociology Compass 2(1): 139-55. 2008
Brian has taught courses in Cultural Sociology, Sociological Theory, and Social Problems, among others.