Professor of Sociology
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Co-Director, Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS)
Philip Smith is responsible for a dozen books and over sixty articles and chapters. Most recently he is co-author of Incivility: The Rude Stranger in Everyday Life (Cambridge 2010). He is also author of Why War? The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War and Suez (Chicago, 2005), Punishment and Culture (Chicago, 2008). His textbook Cultural Theory: An Introduction (Blackwell 2001) has been translated into several languages and is now available in a second edition.
- Smith, Philip, Timothy L. Phillips and Ryan D. King (2010). Incivility: The Rude Stranger in Everyday Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- Smith, Philip and Alexander Riley (2008). Cultural Theory: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. Malden, MA. Blackwell Publishing.
- Smith, Philip (2008). Punishment and Culture. Chicago: Chicago University Press.
- Smith, Philip (2005). Why War? The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War and Suez. Chicago: Chicago University Press.
- Alexander, Jeffrey C., and Philip Smith (eds.) (2005). The Cambridge Companion to Durkheim. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Courses and Seminars
- SOCY 502, Contemporary Sociological Theory: Durkheimian Sociology.
- SOCY 525, Cultural Sociology.
- SOCY 628, Workshop in Cultural Sociology.