Simone Polillo

Associate Professor

University of Virginia Sociology Department

Randall 204

P.O. Box 400766

Charlottesville, VA 22904

Research Interests:

Economic Sociology, Network Theory, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Sociology of Ideas

Simone Polillo is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia.

He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and obtained an International Baccalaureate from the United World College of the Atlantic (UK), and a B.A. in Economics and Social Theory from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. His interests include economic and political sociology, social theory, world-system theory and comparative historical sociology, and the sociology of the self.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

Polillo, Simone. 2011. “Money, Moral Authority, and the Politics of Creditworthiness.” American Sociological Review 76(3):437 –464.

Polillo, Simone. 2012. “Globalization: Civilizing or Destructive? An Empirical Test of the International Determinants of Generalized Trust.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 53(1):45–65.

Global Commerce in Culture and Society

Global Development Studies, Global Commerce in Culture and Society

Environments & Sustainability

Global Public Health

Security & Justice, Global Commerce in Culture and Society

Global Development Studies

Environments & Sustainability, Global Commerce in Culture and Society

Global Development Studies, Middle East and South Asia, Global Commerce in Culture and Society

Global Development Studies, Security & Justice

Security & Justice

Middle East and South Asia

Global Development Studies, Security & Justice, Global Commerce in Culture and Society