Sergio A. Cabrera

Sergio A. Cabrera

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Specialty:Economic Sociology; Culture; Consumerism; Inequality; Sociological Theory; Methods
Phone:
E-mail:scabrera@ithaca.edu
Office: Muller Center
Ithaca, NY 14850

Hello world!

About Me:

I became a sociologist because sociology makes me happy. Sure, we often study and discuss themes that are less than cheerful (e.g., inequalities; violence; etc.). But at the end of the day sociology allows me to understand and be in touch with myself and people and events around me in ways that make everything more interesting, compelling, and relatable. 

I also became a sociologist because it meant that I could spend the rest of my life working with and learning from students. Being able to share what motivates me about sociology with students is always a joy, and the relationships I've developed and look forward to continue developing with students have been profoundly meaningful.

I began teaching at Ithaca College in 2015. I hope to one day play second guitar in a travelling Grateful Dead and/or Smashing Pumpkins tribute band and become a master woodworker. Until then, in my free time I enjoy cooking, baking, watches, indie folk, contemporary Bauhaus, soccer, podcasts, the paranormal, & TV dramas.

 

Twitter: @S_A_Cabrera

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Courses:

Introduction to Sociology

Consumerism and Consumer Culture

Not For Sale? The Moral Limits of Markets

Rich and Poor in The U.S.

Shopping and Identity in the New Economy

Sociology of Money

 

Education:

Ph.D. (2015) University of Texas at Austin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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