The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Staff Profile

Emeritus Professor William Outhwaite

Professor of Sociology

Background

Qualifications

BA (Oxford)
MA, DPhil (Sussex)

Previous Positions

Professor of Sociology, University of Sussex, Brighton

Memberships

British Sociological Association
European Sociological Association
International Sociological Association

Languages

French, German

Research

Research Interests

Social theory (esp. critical theory); philosophy of social science; history of social thought; contemporary Europe

Current Work

I recently published books on Social Theory (Profile 2015) and Europe Since 1989 (Routledge 2016). Another book on Contemporary Europe (also Routledge) is in press. 

Future Research

Further work on European macro-regions; co-editing books on Political Sociology and on the global reception of Habermas's work.

Esteem Indicators

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences



Publications