Michael R Goldman
Educational Background & Specialties
- 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.
- Transnational, Political Economic and Urban Sociology
- Expert networks of Finance, Development, and Urbanism
- 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
- In January 2016, awarded the Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Chair Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India: "Recognition of an outstanding social scientist with the reputation of not only enriching social sciences with new ideas but also facilitating social and economic change through scholarly work so as to create a more enlightened, egalitarian and productive society"
- co-editor: new book series on Land with Cornell University Press: New Perspectives in Territory, Development and Environment
- Adjunct Professor: National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, India , 2016
- Provincializing global urbanism
- The making of a world city (Bangalore, India)
- Financialization of the city
- Urban ‘spaces of hope’
- "The Problem,” with Vinay Gidwani and Carol Upadhya. 2017. Special Issue on Bangalore’s ‘Great Transformation'. Seminar 694:12-16.
- "With the Declining Significance of Labor, Who is Building our Global Cities?" 2015. International Labor and Working-Class History (87):137-164.
- "Introduction: Urban Revolutions in the Age of Global Urbanism," with Eric Sheppard, Vinay Gidwani, et al. 2015. Urban Studies 52(11):1947-1961.
- "Development and the City." 2014. Pp 54-65 in Cities of the Global South Reader. Edited by Faranak Miraftab and Neema Kudva. NY: Routledge.
- “As Cities Become Financialized: The New Urbanism.” 2014. Featured interview in Express Magazine (Instanbul, Turkey).
- “Speculative Urbanism and the Making of the Next World City." 2011. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 25(3):555-581.
- "Speculating on the Next World City." 2011. Pp. 229-258 in Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global. Edited by Aihwa Ong and Ananya Roy. UK: Wiley Blackwell.
- "Making World Cities," with Wes Longhofer. 2009. Contexts 8(1, Winter). Reprinted in "Contexts Reader, 2nd Edition. 2011. Edited by Doug Hartmann and Chris Uggen. NY: W. W. Norton.
- "How 'Water for All!' Became Hegemonic: The Power of the World Bank and its Transnational Policy Networks." 2007. Special Issue on Global Water Policy. Geoforum 38(5):786-800.
- "Under New Management: Historical Context and Current Challenges at the World Bank." 2007. Brown Journal of World Affairs 8(2):11-25.
- Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social Justice in the Age of Globalization. 2005. CT: Yale University Press.
- CLA Teaching Award, 2012 - 2013
- McKnight Presidential Fellow, 2006 - 2008
- Distinguished Book Award
- Imperial Nature
- Political Economy of World Systems
- American Sociological Association