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Matthew Schneirov, Ph.D

Associate Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Department of Sociology

College Hall 517
Phone: 412.396.6494

Education:

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
M.A., Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 1977
B.A., Antrhopology and Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 1974
Courses

Social Movements

Sociology of Health and Illness

Cultural Anthropology

Minorities and Public Policy

Mass Media and Society

Race and Ethnicity

Anti-Semitism (interdisciplinary course)

Perspectives on the Holocaust (interdisciplinary course)

Publications

The Dream of a New Social Order: Popular Magazines in America: 1893-1914 (Columbia University Press, 1994)

A Diagnosis for our Times: Alternative Health--From Lifeworld to Politics (SUNY Press, 2003)

Publications in The Sociological Quarterly and Health.

"Beyond the Culture Wars: The Politics of Alternative Health," in The Politics of Healing, ed. Robert D. Johnston (Routledge, 2004)

Expertise

Health movements

social history of the media

cultural sociology

Honors/Awards

Summer Institute at Cornell, Social Movements Seminar, 1992

Alternative and Complimentary Health Research Network Conference, Key Note Speaker, York England, 2009

Yad Vashem, Holocaust Educators Seminar, 2009

President, Duquesne University AAUP Chapter