Christina Simko

Christina Simko
Assistant Professor of Sociology
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Hollander Hall Rm 102

Education

B.A. Bridgewater College, Sociology (2005)
M.A. University of Virgina, Sociology (2007)
Ph.D. University of Virginia, Sociology (2013)

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural sociology
  • Historical sociology
  • Political sociology
  • Collective memory
  • Social theory

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

SOC 101(F)

Invitation to Sociology

SOC 230(S)

Memory and Forgetting

SOC 232

Symbols and Society

SOC 326(S)

Being Mortal

SOC 362 T / COMP 362(F)

Story, Self, and Society

Scholarship/Creative Work

Selected Publications

“Forgetting to Remember: The Present Neglect and Future Prospects of Collective Memory in Sociological Theory.” Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory, edited by Seth Abrutyn. Springer, 2016.

The Politics of Consolation: Memory and the Meaning of September 11. Oxford University Press, 2015.

“Rhetorics of Suffering: September 11 Commemorations as Theodicy.” American Sociological Review, vol. 77, no. 6, 2012.

Current Committees

  • Faculty Review Panel