Derek Burk

DerekBurk2015@u.northwestern.edu
Advisor: Carruthers

Areas of Interest

Economic Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of Emotions, Cognitive Sociology, Consumers and Consumption

 

Current Research

I am assessing the role played by 1960s-era social movements (such as the organic and natural foods movement, the New Left, the environmental movement, and the counterculture) in the rise of “New Wave” food co-ops in the 1960s and 1970s using a combination of quantitative and archival methods.

 

Relevant Link

http://www.ipr.northwestern.edu/

FACULTY SEARCHES

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY's Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2015.  More information.


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY'S Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2015. More infromation.


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Urban/Community Workshop: William Richardson, Northwestern University
January 13, 20155:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sociology Colloquium - Professor Sida Liu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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