Zolberg, Vera


Vera Zolberg
PhD 1974, University of Chicago
Professor of Sociology and for the Committee on Liberal Studies

Sociology of culture; social and political frameworks of cultural support and memory studies.
Recent Publications:

Book Publications

  • Constructing A Sociology of the Arts.[Contemporary Sociology Series] New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990 [translations into Italian, 1994; Korean, 2000; Spanish 2002; Portuguese 2006; Turkish (forthcoming)].  
  • After Bourdieu: Influence, Critique, Elaboration. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publisher [Now Springer] 2004 (Co-Editor with D.L. Swartz)
  • Outsider Art: Contested Boundaries in Contemporary Culture Cambridge University Press, 1997 (Co-editor with J.M.Cherbo)
Office Location:
6 East 16th Street, 9th Fl
New York, NY 10003
Office Hours:

Research Interests:
Contemporary and Historical Cultural policy and Politics, Urbanism and Culture; Museums; African art; the Sociology of collective memory.
CV (pdf):
Vera Zolberg CV

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