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Daniel Levy Professor Sociology College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

S435 Social and Behavioral Scien

Stony Brook, 11794

631/632-7740

Biography

Daniel Levy has been exploring the global diffusion of rights norms and their impact on questions of nation-state legitimacy, resulting in a monograph entitled "Human Rights and Memory." He is also co-editor of "The collective Memory Reader." He is one of the founders of The Initiative for Historical Social Science, a program that is run out of Stony Brook.

Education

  • PhD, Columbia University
  • MA and BA, Tel Aviv University

Publications

  1. Author Book 2011 2
  2. Author Book 2010 9
  3. Author Article British Journal of Sociology Recursive cosmopolitization: Argentina and the global Human Rights Regime 2010 61 3 579 - 596
  4. Author Article The British Journal of Sociology Sovereignty transformed: a sociology of human rights 2006 57 4 657 - 676
  5. Author Book 2005 12
  6. Author Book 2005 7

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 488 Internship
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 514 Adv. Topics Global Sociology
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 598 Research
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 330 Media and Society
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor SOC 701 Dissertation off Campus Intern
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 348 Global Sociology
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 514 Adv. Topics Global Sociology
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 590 Independent Study
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 330 Media and Society
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 590 Independent Study
Fall 2016 Primary Instructor SOC 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SOC 348 Global Sociology
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SOC 391 Special Topics
Fall 2015 Primary Instructor SOC 700 Dissertation off Campus Domest
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 330 Media and Society
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 487 Independent Research
Spring 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 514 Adv. Topics Global Sociology
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 330 Media and Society
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 348 Global Sociology
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 447 Independent Readings
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 590 Independent Study
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 691 Pract for Teaching/Grad Assts
Fall 2014 Primary Instructor SOC 699 Dissertation Resrch on Campus
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor SOC 330 Media and Society
Fall 2013 Primary Instructor SOC 348 Global Sociology

Honors

Type Description Year
Award Conversations in the Disciplines Award, State University of New York
Award Individual Development Awards Program, UUP, State University of New York
Fellowship Visiting Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies at the Ludwig Maximilians University (Munich)
Fellowship Visiting Research Professor at the Center for Reflexive Modernization (Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich)

Scholarly Activities

Activity Title Date
Workshop Workshop participant “The Citizenship Initiative” (University of South Florida) 2012-12
Presentation/Paper at a conference Keynote speaker “Conflict in Memory: Interpersonal and Intergenerational Remembering of War, Conflict and Transition” (University of Aarhus) 2012-08
Presentation/Paper at a conference Keynote speaker “Towards Common Past? Conflicting Memories in Contemporary Europe” (Nordic Network in Memory Studies, University of Lund) 2012-08
Presentation/Paper at a conference Lecture: “Holocaustbewusstsein”; “Ideologie der Menschenrechte” und "neue Opferkonkurenzen” University of Jena Conference “Toward a New Moral Order” 2012-08
Presentation/Paper at a conference Panelist “Images of Disaster” (University of Heidelberg) "The Mediat(iz)ation of Disasters and the Cosmopolitanization of Time" 2012-08
Workshop 2010 Panelist on Final Synthesis Panel: “The Limits of Memory” The Third Annual Conference of the NSSR Interdisciplinary Memory Group (New School for Social Research) 2010-12
Workshop 2010 Moderator: “Germany After Guilt” Workshop on Historical Commissions: Comparative Perspectives (Columbia University) 2010-08
Lecture Keynote speaker at Symposium at “Holocaust Memory: Legacies of Disaster or Lessons of Cosmopolitanism? Clark University Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies 2010
Presentation/Paper at a conference 2010 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (Boston) “Reflexive Particularism and the Reconfiguration of the National” 2010
Workshop 2009 Lecture “The Cosmopolitanization of Europe” Workshop “Globalization and Europe” (Center for European Studies, Duke University) 2009-08
Lecture 2010 Keynote speaker “Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences” (University of Erlangen).
Lecture 2010 Keynote speaker: “Genocide and Collective Memory: Challenging Disciplines, Questioning Approaches: An Interdisciplinary Workshop” (Binghamton University)
Lecture 2011 Keynote speaker "Memories of Catastrophes" (Center for Memory Research, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen)
Presentation/Paper at a conference 2011 Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society (Philadelphia)

Professional Service

Service Title Date
Other Co-founder and co-organizer of Columbia University Seminar on "Redress and Reconciliation" (since 2009) 2011 - 2012
Referee I have reviewed manuscripts for the American Sociological Review, Social Forum, Social Forces as well as numerous Grant giving institutions. 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Associate editor of the "European Journal of Social Theory" since 2009 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Board Member for "Civitas", which is a new online journal dedicated to the study of citizenship since 2011 2011 - 2012
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Member of "Memory Studies" since 2007 2011 - 2012
Referee I have reviewed grant proposal for the Flemish Science Council. 2010 - 2011
Review Boards - Agency, Institute, Gov. I have been reviewing curricula development for an online university designing a class on politics an culture. 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Co-editor of Rose Monograph Series (a joint publication from the American Sociological Association and the Russell Sage Foundation) 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Board Member of "Memory Studies" 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Board Member of American Sociological Association Committee for Publications. 2010 - 2011
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Board Member of the European Journal of Social Theory 2010 - 2011
Review Boards - Agency, Institute, Gov. I have reviewed for a Dutch Research Foundation. Vernieuwingsimpuls/Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (VIDI) 2009 - 2010
Service on Editorial Boards Editorial Board Member of American Sociological Association Committee for Publications. 2009 - 2010
Service on Editorial Boards I have become Lead Editor for the Rose Monograph Series (a joint publication from the American Sociological Association and the Russell Sage Foundation) 2009 - 2010
Service on Editorial Boards I have been elected to be an Asociate editor for the European Journal of Social Theory 2009 - 2010

University Service

Service Title Date
Departmental Committee Chair of Library Commitee 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Chair of Recruitment Committee 2011 - 2012
Departmental Committee Member of Track Paper Committee 2011 - 2012
College/University Committee I have been serving on the library committee of my department and functioned as the liaison to the library. 2010 - 2011
Departmental Committee I have been the chair of the recruitment committee. We were able to hire 3 new faculty, increasing not only a much needed number of faculty but also improving diversity within the department as all three hires were women, two of whom African American. 2010 - 2011
College/University Committee Member of Ad-Hoc Tenure Committee for School of Journalism 2009 - 2010
College/University Committee Member of Recruitment Committee for SUNY Faculty Diversity Program 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Chair of Library Committee 2009 - 2010
Departmental Committee Chair of Recruitment Committee (canceled due to hiring freeze) 2009 - 2010
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