Rodney Nelson, PhD

Contact

2413 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
412-624-2003

Biography

My areas of interest are social theory, the Sociology of Knowledge, and the Sociology of Culture. My current research interests are in the Sociology of Philosophical Movements and in the Sociology of Literature,and Sociology Honors Seminar

Undergraduate courses taught: Social Theory, Sociology of Culture, Television and Society, Popular Culture, Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Literature.

Fields of Interest

  • Social Theory
  • History of Sociology
  • Sociology of Knowledge and Culture
  • Sociology of Mass Media
  • Sociology of Literature

Degrees

  • PhD, University of Toronto, 1990

The Sociology of Philosophical Movements

A History of the Sociology of Literature

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Literature
  • Social Theory
  • The Sociology of Philosophical Movements
  • Sociology Honors Seminar for Undergraduates