Colin Jerolmack

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Sociology
Ph.D. 2008 (Sociology), City University of New York; M.A. 2005 (Sociology),City University of New York; B.S. 2000 (Psychology), Drexel University.

Office Address: 285 Mercer Street, 9th Floor New York, NY 10003
Fax: 212-995-4157
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Areas of Research/Interest:
How relations with the environment and animals structure urban communities and everyday life.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Scholar, Harvard University [2008-2010] Distinguished Scholarship Award Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association [2008]

Google Scholar profile

[Under Contract].  The Global Pigeon.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press.

Jerolmack, Colin “Choking on Poverty: Inequality and Environmental Suffering” Public Books Link to article

Jerolmack, Colin.  2012.  “Who’s worried about turkeys? How ‘organisational silos’ impede zoonotic disease surveillance.”  Sociology of Health and Illness: 1-13. PDF

Jerolmack, Colin.  2010.  “Humans, Animals, and Play: Theorizing Interaction When Intersubjectivity is Problematic.”  Sociological Theory, Forthcoming.  

Jerolmack, Colin.  2009.  “Primary Groups and Cosmopolitan Ties: The Rooftop Pigeon Flyers of New York.”  Ethnography, 10(2/3): 211-233.

Jerolmack, Colin.  2008.  “How Pigeons Became Rats:  The Cultural-Spatial Logic of Problem Animals.”  Social Problems, 55(2): 72-94. PDF

Jerolmack, Colin.  2007.  “Animal Practices, Ethnicity and Community: The Turkish Pigeon Handlers of Berlin.”  American Sociological Review, 72(6): 874-894. PDF

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