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

Scholarship/Creative Work

Selected Publications

From Difficult Past to Imagined Future: Projective Reversal and the Transformation of ‘Ground Zero.‘” Poetics, vol. 67, 39-52.

“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.