Michael R Goldman

Michael R Goldman
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Contact Me

mgoldman@umn.edu
612-624-0051

Sociology .
1070 Social Science Bldg .
267 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 1994.
  • MA: Sociology, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1990.
  • B.S: History and Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1982.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • Transnational, Political Economic and Urban Sociology
  • Transnational Institutions of Finance, Development and Expertise
Courses Taught
  • FSEM 1905 - Making of Global Cities
  • Soc 3417 - Global Institutions of Power: WB, IMT, WTO
  • Soc 4090 - Social Change and the Global City
  • Soc 4311 - Race, Class & Politics of Nature
  • Soc 4321 - Globalize This! Understanding Globalization through Sociology
  • Soc 4966W - Major Project Seminar
  • Soc 8090 - Topics: Finance, Space, and Power
  • Soc 8290 - Topics: Global Cities
  • Soc 8790 - Adv. Topics in Theory: Contemporary
  • Soc 8890 - Advanced Research Methods: Studying Power Transnationaly
  • GLOS 3145 - Theoretical Approaches to Global Studies
  • GLOS 3550V - Supervised Research Paper
  • GLOS 3900 - Ways of Knowing
  • GLOS 3981W - Major Project Seminar
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • co-editor: new book series on Land with Cornell University Press

Research

  • Provincializing global urbanism,
  • The making of a world city (Bangalore, India),
  • Financialization of the city,
  • Urban ‘spaces of hope’,
Publications
Awards
  • CLA Teaching Award, 2012 - 2013
  • McKnight Presidential Fellow, 2006 - 2008
  • Distinguished Book Award
  • Imperial Nature
  • Political Economy of World Systems
  • American Sociological Association