Recent Graduate Guhin Joins UCLA Sociology

Department News
January 5, 2016

Recent PhD graduate Jeffrey Guhin ’13 is to join the UCLA Department of Sociology this fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Jeff will be working alongside recent visitors to Yale including Rogers Brubaker, Ching Kwan Lee, and Abigail Saguy. Since leaving Yale, Guhin has been the Abd El-Kader Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He has a book based on his PhD dissertation forthcoming with Oxford University Press entitled ‘The Problem of America: Practices of Moral Authority in Christian and Muslim Schools.’ In addition, he has completed fieldwork for a second book project on morality and citizenship in urban public high schools. He has published articles in journals including Sociological Theory, Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Religion, and Political Power and Social Theory. Congratulations Jeff!