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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Faculty

Michael Agliardo, SJ, Ph. D.

Title/s: Assistant Professor

Specialty Area: Sociology of Religion, Environmental Sociology, Civil Society, Cultural Sociology and Qualitative Methods, Classical Social Theory, area focus on China

Office #: Coffey Hall 430

Phone: 773-508-3460

E-mail: magliardo@luc.edu

About

Michael Agliardo is from Mamaroneck, New York. He did his undergraduate studies in history at Harvard. He received his doctorate in sociology from the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Agliardo’s dissertation research focused on religion, pluralism, environmental issues, and public life. He recently completed a study of environmental activism among American Catholic women religious funded by the Association for the Sociology of Religion.

Dr. Agliardo is an associate editor of Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions, published by Springer in fall of 2012.

He is a member of the coordinating committee of the American Sociological Association's Section on Environment and Technology.

Dr. Agliardo also has an area focus on China. He has taught sociology at the Quanguo Shenxue Yuan in Beijing.

His current research interests focus on ecclesial involvement in environmental issues in the Philippines. 

Degrees

Ph.D., Sociology
University of California, San Diego, 2008

A.B., History
Harvard University, 1984

Loyola

Department of Sociology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Tel: (773) 508-3445
Fax: (773) 508-7099

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