Meet the Faculty

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Elizabeth Helen "Liz" Essary

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 251
Phone: (310) 506-7279

  • B.A., Sociology, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, 2002
  • M.A., Sociology, Duke University, Durham, 2004
  • Ph.D. Sociology, Duke University, Durham, 2008
  • Culture and Society
  • Social Movements
  • Globalization
  • Introduction to Sociology
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Seaver Research Council, Dean's Research Grant, Pepperdine University, 2008
  • Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Sociology, Duke University, 2007
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Graduate School, Duke University, 2007
  • Member: American Sociological Association, Pacific Sociological Association
Academic Interests:
  • Citizenship and the State
  • Collective Identity and Mobilization
  • Comparative Historical Sociology
  • Cultural Sociology
  • Nations and Nationalism
  • Secession and Independence Movements
Selected Works:
  • Essary, Elizabeth H. 2007. "Speaking of Globalization... Frame Analysis and the World Society." International Journal of Comparative Sociology 48:509-526.
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