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  • Profile:

    Jeff Weintraub is a social & political theorist, political sociologist, and democratic socialist who has been teaching most recently at the University of Pennsylvania and Bryn Mawr College. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University in 2015-2016, and a Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research, Bryn Mawr College, in summer 2017. (Also an Affiliated Professor with the University of Haifa in Israel & an opponent of academic blacklists.) He received his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and his Ph.D. in Sociology from Berkeley in 1979. Since then he has taught at Harvard University (with a joint appointment in Sociology and in the interdisciplinary Social Studies program), the University of California in San Diego, Williams College (in Political Science), Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges, and (since 2005) the University of Pennsylvania (in Political Science, Sociology, and the interdisciplinary program in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics). At various times he has also been a Visiting Scholar in the Political Science Department at UCSD, a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), co-director of a Summer Humanities Institute (on privacy) at Dartmouth College, and a Visiting Associate Professor in Sociology and in the International Studies Program at UCSD. For some selected publications and other items, please see Professor Weintraub's profile.

    Degrees Held:

    PhD, Sociology, University of California-Berkeley (1979)