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Dr. Gabe Ignatow
Associate Professor-Sociology
 
Office LocationMail Box: 311157, Chilton, Room No.: 390E 
Email  ignatow@unt.edu    Contact Number 9405653616   
Keywords sociological theory, text mining and analysis, new media   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophySociologyStanford University2003
 Master of ArtsSociologyStanford University2000
 Bachelor of Arts/Echols Interdisciplinary ScholarLiberal ArtsUniversity of Virginia1998
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014SOCI3200003Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Spring 2014SOCI4260001Topics in Sociology Download Syllabus
Summer 3W1 2013SOCI4260001Topics in Sociology Download Syllabus
Summer 5W2 2013SOCI3200001Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Fall 2013SOCI3200002Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Fall 2013SOCI4260002Topics in Sociology Download Syllabus
Spring 2013SOCI3200003Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Spring 2013SOCI4260001Globalization Download Syllabus
Summer 2012SOCI4260001Sociology of Culture Download Syllabus
Fall 2012SOCI3200002Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Fall 2012SOCI4260002Sociology of Morality Download Syllabus
Spring 2012SOCI3200005Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Spring 2012SOCI4260001Topics in Sociology Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI3200001Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI4260001Sociology of Culture Download Syllabus
Summer 2011SOCI3200001Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Fall 2011SOCI3200002Sociological Theory. Download Syllabus
Fall 2011SOCI4260002Topics in Sociology Download Syllabus
Spring 2011SOCI3200004Sociological Theory Download Syllabus
Spring 2011SOCI4260001Globalization Download Syllabus
Fall 2010SOCI3200002Sociological Theory Download Syllabus
Fall 2010SOCI4260002Sociology of Morality Download Syllabus
Spring 2010SOCI4000004Sociological Theory.156Download Syllabus
Spring 2010SOCI4260001Globalization153Download Syllabus
Spring 2010SOCI4260002Sociology of Morality123Download Syllabus
Fall 2009SOCI5260002Comparative Sociology and Graduate Research Developmen15Download Syllabus
Fall 2009SOCI6500001Comparative Sociology and Graduate Research Developmen12Download Syllabus
Fall 2009SOCI6500791Comparative Sociology and Graduate Research Developmen3Download Syllabus
Fall 2009UCRS1980002Co-taught freshman seminar on globalization0Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Areas of Specialization
 
sociological theory, text mining and analysis, new media

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssociate ProfessorSociology University of North Texas
2012-2013Graduate Program Co-DirectorDepartment of Sociology University of North Texas
2011-2012Undergraduate Program DirectorDepartment of Sociology University of North Texas
2007-2012Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Sociology University of North Texas
2005-2007Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology Bar-Ilan University, Israel
2003-2005Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Sociology Koç University, Turkey
2001-2003InstructorDepartment of Sociology Stanford University
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014504010
2012-2013405010
2011-2012503020
2010-2011504010
2009-2010504010
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
  YearPublication  Type
2014
Accepted/In-press
Global System Theory and "Market-friendly" Religion
Lindsey Johnson and Ali Madanipour
Globalizations
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Published
Race and Reciprocity: Inter-household Exchanges in a Multiracial Neighborhood
Gabe Ignatow, Michelle Poulin, Caazena T. Hunter, and Joseph Comeau
Sociological Forum
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Accepted/In-press
"Psychological Sociology from Mauss to Wacquant--And Where We Go From Here"
ed. Loic Wacquant
Theory & Psychology
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Published
Embodiment and Culture
 
Elsevier Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Book chapters
2013
Submitted
Race/Ethnicity, Familism, and College Selectivity
Joseph Comeau and Cynthia Cready
 
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2013-presentStudies in Media and Communicationseditorial board member 
2012-presentSociological Forumeditorial board member 
2012-presentJournal for the Theory of Social Behavioureditorial board member 
toggle toggle Lectures/Symposia
YearTitleRoleOrganization
2013Presider and discussant for Digital Media and Social Change regular session, 2013 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.  
2011Measuring Morality Mini-ConferenceDiscussantDuke University Department of Sociology
2010Globalization Discussion PanelPanel discussantTexas Academy of Mathematics and Science
2010Federation Job Search WorkshopPresenterUNT-TWU-Texas A&M-Commerce Sociology Federation
2010Using wikis for group assignmentsInvited lectureUNT Transformative Instruction Initiative
2009Globalization and Public Libraries in Developing CountriesInvited lectureUNT Model International Organization
2007-10Academic writing and publishing seminarWorkshop co-chairUNT Sociology Department
  Invited talksHoly Cross College, Department of Sociology
  Invited talksKadir Has University, Turkey, Department of Communication Studies
  Invited talksBogazici University, Turkey, Department of Sociology
  Invited talksSabanci University, Turkey, Social Sciences Unit
  Invited talksUniversity of Haifa, Israel, Department of Sociology
  Invited talksPrinceton University, Department of Sociology
toggle toggle News Articles
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UNT’s Homecoming history rooted in tradition
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Modern slang added to dictionary
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Dissecting hipsters
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Study shows increase in technology multitasking
NT Daily

Iranian-Americans embracing new Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish
Dallas Morning News

How to react to U.S. foe’s death?
Denton Record-Chronicle

How can you deal with information overload?
The Good News

toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2013 2013 "Text Mining for Comparative Cultural Analysis." (with Rada Mihalcea) American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.
2013 2013 “Cognitive Sociology, Practice Theory, and ‘Unified Cognitive Science’” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.
2013  “‘Text Analysis of Thick Concepts.” (with Rada Mihalcea) Mini-Conference on Comparative Cultural Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
2013  “‘Practice Theory for Text Analysis.” (with Rada Mihalcea) Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
2012  “‘Injustice Frames in Social Media.” (with Rada Mihalcea) American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2008Junior Faculty Summer FellowshipUNT$5000Research ScientistCompleted
2008Research Opportunities Program GrantUniversity of North Texas$5000OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Consulting Activities
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)*Company/OrganizationRoleFundingWork Performed
2013-PresentGrad School CounselorSenior Personnel company co-founder, software development, data collection and management
2012-PresentDealentra CorporationSenior Personnel development of software recommendation engnes for shopping and dining apps
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
 American Sociological Review 
 Sociology Compass 
 Pine Forge Press 
 Routledge Books 
 The Sociological Quarterly 
 Qualitative Sociology 
 Social Science Research Council Interdisciplinary Dissertation Research Fellowship 
 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Session Chair 
 American Sociological Association Culture Section Suzanne Langer Prize Committee, Chair 
 Journal of Criminal Justice 
 Ethnicity & Health 
 Oxford University Press 
 Citizenship Studies 
 Comparative Sociology 
 The Sociological Quarterly 
 Sociological Forum 
 Social Forces 
 Sociological Theory 
 Sociological Inquiry 
 Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior 
 Poetics 
 Environmental Politics 
 Society & Natural Resources 
 Field Methods 
 American Journal of Sociology 
 Drustvena istrazivanja (Croatia) 
 Studies in Media and Communications 
toggle toggle Affiliations
 Faculty Fellow
Yale University Center for Cultural Sociology
Turkish Studies Institute, Global Research in International Affairs Center
University of North Texas Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Institute
Castleberry Peace Institute
UNT Jewish Studies
toggle toggle Teaching
Comparative and Global Sociology
 

Globalization Seminar
 

Internet and Society
 

Introduction to Sociological Theory
 

Sociology of Culture
 

Text Analysis
 

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2013-PresentShae JefferiesChair of Thesis CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2013-PresentMichael NinoChair Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2013-PresentMyrna PapadoukaChair Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2012-PresentAli CanMember of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2012-PresentWheeler PulliamChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011-PresentTrent RyanChair of MA Thesis Committee 
2011-PresentAnthony Guerrero-SotoChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010-PresentAlicia EdisonMember of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010-PresentDavid HowardChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingGamer Cultures in Cross-national Comparison
2010-PresentJennifer BeardUndergraduateUndergraduate ResearchPsychosocial Development on Facebook's "Top 25"
2010-PresentElizabeth GabhardtChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingReligion and Morality Among 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Americans
2010-PresentSwati SinghMember of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingSocial Dimensions of Micro-loans in Lucknow, India
2010-PresentLindsey JohnsonChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2009-PresentJessica SchuettChair of Masters Thesis CommitteeGraduate ResearchOld Media, New Media, No Media: Communications Tactics of Social Movement Organizations in the Trinity River Corridor Project
2009-PresentDiptee NeupaneChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate ResearchRethinking Brain Drain and Gain: NGOs and Diaspora Philanthropy to Public Libraries in South Asia
2009-PresentJoseph ComeauMember of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate ResearchRace and Reciprocity: Social Exchange in Multiracial Communities
2009-PresentCaazena HunterChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate ResearchRace and Reciprocity: Social Exchange in Multiracial Communities
2009-PresentShikha BatraChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Research 
2013-2013Joseph CraneMcNair ScholarUndergraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011-2013Wendy JacksonChair MA Thesis CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2011-2011Candice LaniusUndergraduate NSF Summer Research 
2009-2010David ScottCommittee MemberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingSLIS Dissertation Proposal
2009-2009Gibran Lule-HurtadoUndergraduate NSF Summer ResearchUndergraduate ResearchYoung Bolivians’ Perspectives on Globalism and Its Influence on Opinions on the New Bolivian Constitution
2008-2009Gargi RoychowdhuryMember of Dissertation Committee (Kalyani University)Graduate Mentoring/Advising 
2007-2009Alexander T. WilliamsUndergraduate NSF Summer Research and co-author on a publicationUndergraduate ResearchThe Effects of New Media on the Immigration Debate in Texas
2007-2009Taylor FoutsUndergraduateUndergraduate ResearchPunk Kids and Hippies, Oogles and Yippies: Traveling Kids’ Sub-cultures
2008-2008Dilek AydemirMA Thesis Committee MemberGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingAn Analysis of the Opinions of University Students about the Current Situation of the Headscarf Dispute in Turkey
2011-PresentElizabeth GabhartChair of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2010Idris GucluMember of Dissertation CommitteeGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingSocial Structures and the Control of Violent Crime in Turkey
2009Marek DojsMA Thesis Committee Member (RTVF)Graduate Mentoring/AdvisingSights and Sounds of the Mysterious Side of Myself
 Tina MimsMember of Dissertation Committee (Business) 
 Sarah WebbMember of Dissertation Committee (Syracuse University Library Science) 
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2011-PresentGraduate Student Progress Review CommitteeMember 
2010-PresentGlobal and Comparative Graduate Concentration CommitteeChair 
2008-PresentGlobal and Comparative Graduate Concentration CommitteeMember 
2011-2013University Review CommitteeMember 
2011-2013UNT Global Affairs CommitteeMember 
2009-2012Federation Sociology CommitteeMember 
2007-2012University Writing Award CommitteeMember 
2011-2011Full-time Lecturer (X2) Search CommitteeChair 
2011-2011Chair Selection CommitteeMember 
2009-2011Graduate Admissions CommitteeMember 
2010-2010Ad hoc Committee for Strategic Initiatives in SociologyMember 
2010-2010Junior Faculty Search CommitteeChair 
2010-2010Sociology Department Graduate Curriculum CommitteeMember 
2009-2010Sociology Department Evaluation Report Writing CommitteeMember 
2009-2010Committee for Strategic InitiativesMember 
2009-2010Department Evaluation Report Writing CommitteeMember 
2009-2009Junior Faculty Search CommitteeMember 
2007-2007Junior Faculty Search CommitteeMember 
2011Ad hoc Honor Code Appeals CommitteeMember 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2005-PresentEastern Sociological AssociationMemberScholarly Association
2001-PresentAmerican Sociological AssociationMemberScholarly Association
1999-2003Stanford University Comparative Sociology Workshop
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2013invited participantTempleton Foundation Workshop on Christian Smith book
2008-PresentFaculty FellowYale University Center for Cultural Sociology
2001Graduate FellowStanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation
2000-2001Research Assistantship, SociologyBechtel Corporation
toggle toggle Renowned Teachers
John W. Meyer
Stanford University sociologist

Jonathan Haidt
University of Virginia psychologist

Richard Rorty
University of Virginia philosopher

Joseph F. Kett
University of Virginia historian

toggle toggle Additional Information
LANGUAGES
Proficient in Hebrew and Turkish; Intermediate reading ability in French; Some reading ability in German; Basic Perl, Python, and Drupal for website maintenance

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