Matthew Baltz

Matthew Baltz

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology
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About Matthew Baltz

Educational Background

  • B.A., History, Amherst College
  • M.A., Nationalism Studies, Central European University, Budapest
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California - Los Angeles
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California - Los Angeles

Current Courses Taught

  • SOCI 100: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 247: Political Sociology
  • SOCI 316: Globalization and Social Conflict in the 21st century

Research Interests

  • Political Sociology & Comparative Political Economy
  • State Building and Institutions
  • Development
  • Nationalism
  • Comparative and Historical Methods

Selected Publications

Baltz, Matthew J. (2015). Protecting citizens in hard times: citizenship and repatriation pressures in the United States and France during the 1930s. Theory and Society, 44(2), 101-124.

Baltz, Matthew J. (2017) "Institutionalizing neoliberalism: CFIUS and the governance of inward foreign direct investment in the United States" Review of International Political Economy, 24(5), 859-880.

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