Research Output per year
Zsuzsa Gille is Associate Professor of Sociology at theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is author of From the Cultof Waste to the Trash Heap of History: The Politics of Waste in Socialist andPostsocialist Hungary (Indiana UniversityPress 2007—recipient of honorable mention of the AAASS Davis Prize), co-editorof Post-Communist Nostalgia with Maria Todorova (Berghahn Press 2010),and co-author of GlobalEthnography: Forces, Connections and Imaginations in a Postmodern World(University of California Press, 2000).She was the special guest editor of Slavic Review’s thematic cluster onNature, Culture, Power (2009). She has published on issues of qualitativemethodology as it relates to globalization and new concepts of space, onenvironmental politics and on the sociology of food.
- Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1999.
Honors & Awards
- BOOK AWARD: 2008. American Association for the Study of Slavic Societies (Predecessor of ASEEES). Davis Prize, honorable mention for From the Cult of Waste to the Trash Heap of History: The Politics of Waste in Socialist and Postsocialist Hungary.
- Evaluated as excellent teacher in Spring 2000 and Fall 2000, Fall 2002, Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2010, Spring 2011 (UIUC).
- SOC 596 Nature and Technology from Transnational Perspective
- SOC 582 Global Ethnographies: A Graduate Study in Local-Global Relations
- SOC 501 Contemporary Theory: Power, Culture and Subjectivity
- SOC 522 Recent Developments in the Study of Postsocialism
- SOC 447 Environmental Sociology: Nature, Culture, Power
- SOC 480 Fieldwork Methods: Consuming Observations
- SOC 366 Postsocialism: Economy, Culture and Power in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union
- SOC 496ZG Identity, Culture, and Citizenship in the New European Union
- SOC 396 Globalization From Below
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article
Research output: Book/Report › Book
Activities per year
Activity: Talk types › Invited talk