Rogers Brubaker

Rogers Brubaker is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles and UCLA Foundation Chair. Professor Brubaker was a recipient of both a Guggenheim and a MacArthur fellowship and is considered an expert in the study of nations. He earned his B.A. in Social Studies from Harvard University, M.A. in Social and Political Thought from the University of Sussex, and Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University.

His research concerns nations and nationhood and examines the issues and theoretical concepts related to them. Professor Brubaker has written extensively on nationalism and regionalism and their intersection with ethnicity, race, and religion. Some of his research also deals with state formation and dissolution in post-Soviet Eastern Europe.

Representative Publications

Brubaker, Rogers, Mara Loveman, and Peter Stamatov. “Ethnicity as Cognition.” Theory and Society 33.1 (2004): 31-64.

Brubaker, Rogers. “Nationalizing States Revisited: Projects and Processes of Nationalization in Post-Soviet States.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 34.11 (2011): 1785-1814.

Brubaker, Rogers. “In the Name of the Nation: Reflections on Nationalism and Patriotism.” Citizenship Studies 8.2 (2004): 115-127.

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