Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Ann Mische

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Department Affiliation
Latin American Studies

  • Ph.D., New School for Social Research, Sociology, 1998
  • M.A., New School for Social Research, Sociology, 1992
  • B.A., Yale University, Philosophy, 1986.
Academic Experience
  • Visiting Professor, Tulane University, 2019
  • Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame, 2013 – present
  • Associate Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2005 – 2014
  • Assistant Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1999 – 2005

Research & Teaching Specializations:
Sociology of culture, Brazilian youth activism, social movements, political sociology, social networks, organizations, deliberation and decision-making, sociological theory, peace and conflict studies.

Related Experience
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, 2002
  • Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1998 – 2001
  • Associate Fellow, Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture, Rutgers University, 1999 – 2000
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Columbia University, 1998 – 1999
  • Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, 1994 – 1998
  • Visiting Researcher, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, São Paulo, Brazil, 1994 – 1996
  • Honorable Mention for the Best Book Award from the American Sociology Association’s Political Sociology Section, 2009
  • Rutgers Board of Trustee Fellowship for Excellence in Research, 2005 ‘€” 2006
  • The Edith Henry Johnson Memorial Dissertation Award, New School for Social Research, 1998
  • Portuguese
Overseas Experience
  • Brazil
Selected Publications
  • 2018. “Narratives, Networks and Publics.” Routledge Handbook of Cultural Sociology, 2nd Edition, with Matthew Chandler, edited by John R. Hall, Min-Cheng Lo and Laura Grindstaff. London: Routledge.
  • 2016. “Changing Repertoires and Partisan Ambivalence in the New Brazilian Protests,” with Angela Alonso. Bulletin of Latin American Research, March 2016.
  • 2015. “Partisan Performance: The Relational Construction of Brazilian Youth Activist Publics.” Social Movements in Latin America: New Theoretical Trends and Lessons from a Mobilized Region, edited by Marisa von Bulow and Federico Rossi. Surry, UK: Ashgate Publications. 430 – 471.
  • 2015. “Network Approaches to Social Movements,” with Mario Diani. In Oxford Handbook of Social Movements, edited by Donatella della Porta and Mario Diani. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press.
  • 2015. “Fractal Arenas: Dilemmas of Strategy and Style in a Brazilian Student Congress.” In Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest, edited by Jan Willem and Duyvendak and James M. Jasper. Amsterdam University Press.
  • 2014. “Measuring Futures in Action: Projective Grammars in the Rio+20 Debates” Theory and Society 43: 437-464.
  • 2013. “Formulations and Formalisms: Charles Tilly and the Paradox of the Actor,” with John Kinsky, Annual Review of Sociology 39: 1 – 26.
  • 2011. “Relational Sociology, Culture, and Agency.” In John Scott and Peter Carrington (eds.), The Sage Handbook of Social Network Analysis. London: Sage Publications.
  • 2009. “Projects and Possibilities: Researching Futures in Action.” Sociological Forum 24: 694 – 704.
  • 2008. Partisan Publics: Communication and Contention across Brazilian Youth Activist Networks. Princeton University Press.

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