Past Visiting Professor

George Steinmetz

Affiliation

Social Science

Field of Study

History, Philosophy, and Sociology of the Social and Human Sciences

Home Institution

University of Michigan
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George Steinmetz’s research at IAS will concern the history, philosophy, and sociology of the social sciences. He is completing a book on the colonial origins of sociology, and writing a series of essays on the philosophy of the social sciences and problems of scientific and academic freedom.

Dates at IAS

Visiting Professor
School of Social Science

Degrees

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D.
1987
University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.Sc.
1983
University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A.
1980

Honors

2011
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
2006
Lewis A. Coser Award for Theoretical Agenda Setting in Sociology, (American Sociological Association)
1995
John Simon Guggenheim fellowship
1992
German Marshall Fund Fellow
1990
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) research grant for University Teachers

Appointments

École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris
Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris
Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
New School for Social Research
Professor of Sociology
École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris
Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
University of Chicago
Associate Professor