gabriel abend


education/employment

2015-             associate professor of sociology, new york university

2009-2105      assistant professor of sociology, new york university

2008              phd in sociology, northwestern university

2000              licenciado in political science, universidad de la república



awards

2017. lewis a. coser award for theoretical agenda setting, theory section, american sociological association

- coser memorial lecture to be delivered at 2018 annual meeting of american sociological association (philadelphia)

2016. co-winner: zelizer best book award, economic sociology section, american sociological association

2015. co-winner: outstanding book award, altruism and morality section, american sociological association

2015. honorable mention: mary douglas prize for best book, culture section, american sociological association

2012. best article award, altruism and morality section, american sociological association



books

2014. the moral background: an inquiry into the history of business ethics. princeton university press (hardcover 2014, paperback 2016)

- co-winner: 2016 zelizer best book award, economic sociology section, american sociological association

- co-winner: 2015 outstanding book award, altruism and morality section, american sociological association

- honorable mention: 2015 mary douglas prize for best book, culture section, american sociological association

- author-meets-critics at sase annual meeting, 2016 (uc berkeley)

- author-meets-critics at american sociological association annual meeting, 2017 (montreal)

- book symposium in european journal of sociology, 2014

- book symposium in socio-economic review, forthcoming

- sample reviews:  social forcesamerican journal of sociologycontemporary sociologyla vie des idéesbusiness ethics quarterlyethik und gesellschafteconomic sociology newsletterunderstanding societyeuropean journal of sociologyrevista española de sociologíasociologie du travail


2004. antología del discurso político en el uruguay. (edited with g. caetano.) editorial taurus 


2000. antisemitismo en uruguay: raíces, discursos, imágenes, 1870-1940. (with c. aldrighi, m. camou, and m. feldman.) editorial trilce 



papers

forthcoming. "outline of a sociology of decisionism." british journal of sociology

forthcoming. "the love of neuroscience." sociological theory

2017. "what are neural correlates neural correlates of?" biosocieties 12(3):415-438 [pdf]

2016. "how to tell the history of business ethics." zeitschrift für wirtschafts- und unternehmensethik 17(1):42-76 [pdf]

2013. "styles of causal thought: an empirical investigation." (with c. petre and m. sauder.) american journal of sociology 119(3):602-654 [pdf]

2013. "what the science of morality doesn't say about morality." philosophy of the social sciences 43(2):157-200 [pdf]

2013. "the origins of business ethics in american universities, 1902-1936." business ethics quarterly 23(2):171-205 [pdf]

2011. "thick concepts and the moral brain." european journal of sociology 52(1):143-172 [pdf]
               
- 2012. best article award, altruism and morality section, american sociological association

2010. "what's new and what's old about the new sociology of morality." handbook of the sociology of morality. edited by hitlin and vaisey [pdf]

2008. "the meaning of 'theory'." sociological theory 26(2):173-199 [pdf]

- 2015. abridged russian translation: sociologicheskie issledovanija 11(377) [pdf]

2008. "two main problems in the sociology of morality." theory and society 37(2):87-125 [pdf]

- 2010. reprinted in: émile durkheim: justice, morality and politics. edited by r. cotterrell. ashgate

- forthcoming spanish translation: "dos problemas centrales en la sociología de la moralidad." translated by h. ruiz rivas

2006. "styles of sociological thought: sociologies, epistemologies, and the mexican and u.s. quests for truth." sociological theory 24(1):1-41 [pdf]

- 2007. spanish translation: "estilos de pensamiento sociológico." translated by g. franco. estudios sociológicos XXV(3):573-637

- 2007. honorable mention: shils-coleman award, theory section, american sociological association

- 2012. spanish translation reprinted in: "hacia una nueva sociología cultural." edited by c. benzecry. editorial universitaria de quilmes

2001. "conociendo sin conocer." documento de trabajo del instituto de ciencia política

2000. "santos, la partidocracia y la secularización en el uruguay." cuadernos del claeh 83-84:29-62

 


reviews and review essays

2014. review essay: "transcendental sociological arguments." on solidarity in strategy, by lyn spillman. contemporary sociology 43(3):327-331

2014. review essay: "confusion in neurolaw." on minds, brains, and law, by michael pardo and dennis patterson. neuroethics & law blog

2011. review: capitalizing on crisis, by greta krippner. american journal of sociology 117(3):991-993

2010. review: living in a material world, edited by trevor pinch and richard swedberg. contemporary sociology 39(1):77-78



fellowships

2017-2020             max-weber-kolleg (erfurt)   

2016                     lichtenberg-kolleg (göttingen)   

2013-2014             institut d'études avancées de paris

2008-2009             max-planck-institut für gesellschaftsforschung (cologne)

2006-2007             paris program in critical theory



links

(i) nyu's department of sociology --->

(ii) negative bio (not mine) --->

(iii) razones y personas: repensando uruguay --->

(iv) teoría social y realidad latinoamericana --->

(v) typical native puruguayans --->

(vi) for social science questions --->

(vii) for philosophy questions --->

(viii) for all other inquiries --->



contact

abend at nyu dot edu