Current 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

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
  • Social Science
9/20175/2018
Degrees
University of Wisconsin-Madison Ph.D., 1987
University of Wisconsin-Madison M.Sc., 1983
University of Wisconsin-Madison B.A., 1980
Honors
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship 2011
Lewis A. Coser Award for Theoretical Agenda Setting in Sociology, (American Sociological Association) 2006
John Simon Guggenheim fellowship 1995
German Marshall Fund Fellow 1992
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) research grant for University Teachers 1990
Appointments
École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris 2014–2014 Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris 2012–2012 Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
New School for Social Research 2008–2009 Professor of Sociology
École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris 2007–2007 Directeur d’études associé (visiting professor)
University of Chicago 1993–2002 Associate Professor