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Eric Malczewski

Assistant Professor, Center for Public Administration & Policy (CPAP)
Eric Malczewski
104 Draper Road, SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Political Science, and Philosophy of Social Science, Boston University, 2012
  • Master of Public Policy, University of Chicago, 2004
  • B.S., Management and Organizational Behavior, New York University, 2000
  • Sociological Theory
  • Comparative Historical Sociology
  • Culture
  • Material Culture
  • Social and Political Theory
  • PAPA 6154: Advanced Topics in Public Organizations
  • PAPA 6294: Capstone Seminar in Public Policy
  • PAPA 6394: Capstone Seminar in Public Management
  • PAPA 6414: Normative Foundations of Public Administration
  • “The Weberian Presuppositional Analytic,” Sociological Theory Vol. 37(4), 2019.
  • “Durkheim and the Nation.” The Turkish Journal of Sociology (İstanbul Üniversitesi Sosyoloji Dergisi) Vol. 39: 41-64, 2019.
  • “Materiality, Iconic Nature, and Albert Bierstadt’s ‘Great Pictures’,” American Journal of Cultural Sociology Vol. 4(3): 359-384, 2016.
  • “On the Centrality of Action: Social Science, Historical Logics, and Max Weber’s Legacy,” Journal of Historical Sociology Vol. 28(4): 523-547, 2015.
  • “This is Social Science: A ‘Patterned Activity’ Oriented to Attaining Objective Knowledge of Human Society,” Journal of Classical Sociology Vol. 14(4): 341-362, 2014.
  • “Durkheim’s Sui Generis Reality and the Central Subject Matter of Social Science,” Current Perspectives in Social Theory Vol. 31: 161-175, 2013.
  • Sociology Theory
  • Culture
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Social Institutions
  • Nationalism