Sociology Faculty

Miriam Greenberg
  • Title
    • Professor and Chair
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3516 (msg)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 208
  • Office Hours Wednesdays 9-12; and by appointment.
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Sociology, Urban studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies
  • Courses SOCY 105A Classical Sociological Theory; SOCY 177 Urban Sociology; SOCY 177E Eco-Metropolis; SOCY 260 Culture, Knowledge, Power; SOCY 201 The Making of Classical Theory

Research Interests

Urban sociology, geography, urban environmental studies, urban political ecology, disaster and crisis, sustainability studies, housing, media and cultural studies, social movements, social theory, and the social, cultural, and environmental history of New York City, Buenos Aires, and California.

Selected Publications

2017  The City is the Factory: New Solidarities and Spatial Strategies in an Urban Age. Cornell University Press.

2014. Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans. Oxford University Press. Co-authored with Kevin Fox Gotham.

2008. Branding New York: How a City in Crisis was Sold to the World. Routledge.