Christina Simko

Christina Simko
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Hollander Hall Rm 102


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.