Joseph W. Elder

Joseph W. Elder


Soc 200 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
Soc 614 Social Structures of Muslim Societies

Professor of Sociology, Languages & Cultures of Asia, and Integrated Liberal Studies
8131 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-2782
Office Hours: MW 2-3:15 TR 4-5 F 11-12 (Spr'14)

Selected Publications:
Elder, Joseph. 1998. "Sociology." Pp. 519-543 in India's Worlds and U.S. Scholars: 1947-1997, edited by Joseph W. Elder, Edward C. Dimock, Jr., and Ainslie T. Embree. New Delhi: Manohar.

Elder, Joseph. 1996. "Hindu Perspectives on the Individual and the Collectivity." Pp. 54-86 in Religious Diversity and Human Rights, edited by Irene Bloom et al. New York: Columbia University Press.

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1959

Departmental Areas of Interest:
Economic Change and Development
General Social Theory
History of Sociology
Peace, War, and Social Conflict

Center for South Asia
Integrated Liberal Studies
International Institute
Languages and Cultures of Asia
Middle East Studies Program
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies