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Curriculum Vitae

Simone Polillo

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY

Simone Polillo is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.

He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and obtained an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Atlantic (UK), and a B.A. in Economics and Social Theory from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

His interests include economic and political sociology, social theory, world-system theory and comparative historical sociology, and the sociology of the self.

Selected Publications

Books

Representative Publications:

Polillo, Simone. 2011. “Money, Moral Authority, and the Politics of Creditworthiness.” American Sociological Review 76(3):437 –464.

Polillo, Simone. 2012. “Globalization: Civilizing or Destructive? An Empirical Test of the International Determinants of Generalized Trust.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 53(1):45–65.

Office

University of Virginia Sociology Department
Randall 214
P.O. Box 400766
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Office Hours

On Leave 2017-18

Phone | Fax
(434) 924-6519 | (434) 924-7028

Web

View Prof. Polillo's website

Email

sp4ft@virginia.edu

Courses

Undergraduate Level

  • SOC 2900 (2559) - Economy & Society
  • SOC 3120 - Sociology Research Workshop
  • SOC 3310 (331) - Sociology of Self
  • SOC 3480 - Sociology of Globalization
  • SOC 3510 - Topics in Applied Data Science (Networks & Society)
  • SOC 4054 (454) - Political Sociology

Graduate Level

  • SOC 5060 - Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • SOC 5900 (5559) - Economic Sociology
  • SOC 8054 (854) - Political Sociology