Section: Sociology

Claudine Pied

Claudine Pied

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Office: Gardner 131
Tel: 608.342.6028

• Ph.D. Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center
• B.A. Anthropology, Bowdoin College


• Class and Inequalities
• Small Town Politics
• Community Transitions
• Racism and Whiteness 
• Global Economic Restructuring


• Introduction to Anthropology
• Human Relations
• Cultural Anthropology

Recent Publication:

• “Small Town Populism and the Rise of Anti-Government Politics.” Ethnology: An International Journal of Cultural and Social Anthropology. 50:1 (2012). 17-41.

Current Projects:

Ordinary Hardworking Folks: Economic Restructuring and the Making of Populist Identities in a Maine Small Town
• “Whiteness and Class Mythologies: The Problem People and the Workers”

Research interests:

• Financialization of timberland ownership and its effects on surrounding communities
• Negotiations between private land owners, conservation organizations, land users, and state entities


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