Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 11:48:04 AM Thu, 4 Jun 2015 
 Milan Z Zafirovski
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Milan Z Zafirovski
Contact address   University of North Texas/Department of Sociology, 1155 Union Circle # 311157, Denton, Texas 76203     Office LocationChilton Hall, Room No.: 397D 
Email  zafirovski@unt.edu    Fax No: (940) 369-7035   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy Sociology/Social Change and Development and Cultural Analysis Florida International University 1999
Doctor of Philosophy Economics/Market Organization and Sociology of Markets University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia 1990
Master of Science Sociology/Sociology of Culture University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia 1983
Bachelor of Arts Economics/Marketing University of Saint Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia 1980
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SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Summer 5W1 2015SOCI1520950Contemporary Social Problems  
Summer 5W1 2015SOCI3330900Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2015SOCI1520900Contemporary Social Problems Download Syllabus
Fall 2014SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2014SOCI3330900Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2014SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2014SOCI3330900Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Spring 2014SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2013SOCI3330950Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Fall 2013SOCI3330900Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2013SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2013SOCI3330900Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Fall 2012SOCI3330200Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Fall 2012SOCI3330001Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI4350950Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI4350950Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI4350900Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI3330200Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI3330001Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI4350200Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI4350001Community Organization Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI3330200Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI3330001Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Spring 2012SOCI4350200Community Organization Download Syllabus
Spring 2012SOCI4350001Community Organization Download Syllabus
Spring 2011SOCI4350200Community Organization  
Spring 2011SOCI4350002Community Organization  
Spring 2011SOCI3800001Sociology of Work  
Spring 2010SOCI6500003Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization12 
Spring 2010SOCI5300001Seminar on Social Stratification12 
Spring 2010SOCI5150001Contemporary Sociological Theory24 
Spring 2010SOCI4350002Community Organization318 
Fall 2011SOCI5260791Topics in Sociology  
Fall 2011SOCI5260001Topics in Sociology  
Fall 2011SOCI4350200Community Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2011SOCI4350001Community Organization Download Syllabus
Fall 2011SOCI3330003Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Fall 2011SOCI3330002Social Stratification Download Syllabus
Fall 2010SOCI6100001Seminar on Sociological Theory30 
Fall 2010SOCI3330002Social Stratification  
Fall 2009SOCI5260001Topics in Sociology30 
Fall 2009SOCI3330001Social Stratification198 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Political Sociology, Comparative/Global Sociology
Terrorism and Modernity
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2011-PresentProfessorDepartment of SociologyPACSUniversity of North Texas
2004-2011Associate ProfessorDepartment of SociologyPACSUniversity of North Texas
2000-2004Assistant ProfessorDepartment of SociologyPACSUniversity of North Texas
1999-2000Adjunct ProfessorDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology Florida International University
1993-1999InstructorDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology Florida International University
1992-1993Assistant ProfessorFaculty of Economics University of Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
1991-1992Research FellowDepartment of Economics Arizona State University, USA
1982-1991Teaching/Research AssociateFaculty of Economics University of Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Democracy: What Is the Democratic Effect of Calvinism?
Milan Zafirovski
International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
‘Forgotten and Forgiven’? Calvinism and French Society
Milan Zafirovski
International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Sociological Dimensions in Economics: Conceptions of Social Economics and Economic Sociology
Milan Zafirovski
Social Science Information
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
(Pre-) Capitalism and the Spirit of Calvinism"The Max Weber Reverse Thesis
Milan Zafirovski
Social Epistemology
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Rational Choice Requiem: The Decline of an Economic Paradigm and Its Implications for Sociology
Milan Zafirovski
The American Sociologist
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
-PresentCritical SociologyReviewerJournal
-PresentAmerican Journal of Economics and SociologyReviewerJournal
-PresentAmerican Journal of Economics and SociologyEditorial board membershipJournal
-PresentAmerican Journal of SociologyReviewerJournal
-PresentJournal of Classical SociologyReviewerJournal
-PresentBritish Journal of SociologyReviewerJournal
2012The Journal for the Theory of Social BehaviourReviewerJournal
2008Socio-Economic ReviewReviewerJournal
2006-2007BlackwellAdvisory/area editorEncyclopedia
2003European Journal of Law and EconomicsReviewerJournal
2003Sociological Perspectives, a Journal of Pacific Sociological AssociationReviewerJournal
2002Sociological Forum, A Journal of the Eastern Sociological SocietyReviewerJournal
2001Sociological Theory, A Journal of American Sociological AssociationReviewerJournal
2001Theory and ScienceReviewerJournal
2000Review of Social EconomyReviewerJournal
2000Research in the History of Economic Thought and MethodologyReviewerJournal
toggle toggle Major Work in Collections
YearName of WorkPlace Held
2007MarketsEncyclopedia of Sociology
2006Economic ActionInternational Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2003 2003 Zafirovski, Milan. (2003). Paradigms for Analysis of Economic and Social Institutions: A Case for Sociological Institutionalism. International Conference on Thorstein Veblen, Rome, Italy (paper submitted).
1994 1994 Zafirovski, Milan and Barry Levine (1994). Max Weber's Empirical Appropriation of Adam Smith, Sixth Annual International Conference on Socioeconomics, Paris (paper submitted).
1994 1994 Zafirovski, Milan and Barry Levine (1994). Do Entrepreneurs Act Rationally? One Perspective from Sociological Theory, IAREP Conference: Integrating View on Economic Behavior, Rotterdam (paper submitted).
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2001Trends In Inequality. Grant has resulted in a publication: Inequality and Social Institutions: Beyond the Kuznets Curve and Economic Determinism, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy).University of North Texas Faculty Research Grant OtherCompleted
2001Junior Faculty Summer Research FellowshipUniversity of North Texas OtherCompleted
1993-1998Doctoral FellowshipFlorida International University OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Affiliations
American Sociological Association
American Economic Association
American Association of University Professors
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SOCI 4350 Community Organization

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2011-PresentRey FloresCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
-PresentMichael KhouryChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingMaster’s exit exam
-PresentP. J. MagnessChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2013Ali CanChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2009-2010Idris CucluCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2007-2008Linda DutkeCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2006-2008Lori StilwellCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2005-2007Ifthekar AminCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2005-2007Ismail GunesCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2006James HollanderCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingMaster’s Thesis
2005Andrea BouressaChairGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingMaster’s Thesis
2002Lisa ZottarelliCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
2002Beverly WunderlinCommittee memberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingPh.D Dissertation
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-PresentPromotion and Tenure and Personal Affairs CommitteeChairDepartment
2011-PresentScholarship CommitteeMemberDepartment
2007-PresentFederation Committee for Social StratificationChairDepartment
2004-PresentLibrary CommitteeChairDepartment
2011-2013Grievances CommitteeChairCollege
2008-2012Federation Committee for Sociological TheoryChairDepartment
2008-2009Post-Tenure Review CommitteeChairCollege
2000-2008Federation Committee for Sociological TheoryMemberDepartment
2006-2007Grievances CommitteeMemberCollege
2001-2003Service Learning CommitteeMemberCollege
2000-2002Student Scholarship CommitteeMemberUniversity
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2001-PresentAmerican Association of University ProfessorsMember 
1996-PresentAmerican Sociological AssociationMember 
1996-PresentAmerican Economic AssociationMember 
toggle toggle Selected Bibliography
2013Modernity and Terrorism
2011The Enlightenment and its Effects on Modern Society
2009The “Destiny” of Modern Societies
toggle toggle Biographical Sketch
Milan Zafirovski
Milan Zafirovski is professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Texas, USA. He holds doctoral degrees in economics and sociology. His research interests are interdisciplinary, comparative, and global. He has published the following books: Modernity and Terrorism (2013, Brill); The Enlightenment and its Effects on Modern Society (2011, Springer); The “Destiny” of Modern Societies (2009, Brill); Democracy, Economy and Conservatism (2008, Rowman & Littlefield); The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Authoritarianism (2007, Springer); Liberal Modernity and its Adversaries (2007, Brill); Free Society and its Nemesis (2007, Rowman & Littlefield); Market and Society (2003, Praeger); The Duality of Structure in Markets (2002, NOVA); and Exchange, Action and Social Structure (2001, Greenwood). Also, he published a variety of articles in refereed economics and sociology journals and other outlets in America, Europe and elsewhere. In addition, he is a co-editor of International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology (2006, Routledge), as well as an advisory/area editor in the area of Economic Sociology for the Encyclopedia of Sociology (edited by George Ritzer) (2007/2014, Blackwell).

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