Research interests: Tim is interested in cultural reasons for continued social inequality. He is currently looking at the meaning systems and cultural frameworks which pattern behavior enabling upper class stability. He also focuses on the way in which quantitative methods can enhance cultural sociology. Other substantive interests include rural and small town identity and the influence of entertainment and other non-overtly political spectacle on the formation of social groups and their ideologies.
Education: B.S.F.S. Culture and Politics (Georgetown University)