Jonathan Eastwood Laurent Boetsch Term Professor of Sociology

Jonathan Eastwood

Newcomb Hall 225
540.458.8777
eastwoodj@wlu.edu

Research

Nationalism and national identity, including their relationship to global migration;
religion and politics;
behavioral and structural bases of cooperation and conflict

Teaching

SOAN 102 - General Sociology (Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
SOAN 218 - Basic Statistics for the Social Sciences (Fall 2017)
SOAN 265 - Exploring Social Networks (Spring 2018)
SOAN 266 - Neighborhoods, Culture, and Poverty (Winter 2018)
SOAN 267 - Simulating Society (Winter 2018)
POL/SOAN 268 - Migration, Identity, and Conflict (Winter 2017, Winter 2019)
SOAN 371 - Theorizing Social Life: Contemporary Approaches (Fall 2018)

 

Selected Publications

Tyler Dickovick and Jonathan Eastwood, eds., 2016. Comparative Politics: Classic and Contemporary Readings. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jonathan Eastwood. 2016. “Beyond Nationalism? Reflections on Political Legitimacy and Contemporary Left-leaning Regimes in Latin America,” in Liah Greenfeld, ed., Globalization of Nationalism: the Motive Force Behind 21st-Century Politics. (Colchester, UK: ECPR Press).

Valentina Dimitrova-Grajzl, Jonathan Eastwood, and Peter Grajzl. 2016. “The Longevity of National Identity and National Pride: Evidence from Wider Europe,” Research and Politics, 3(2): 1-9.

Tyler Dickovick and Jonathan Eastwood, 2015 (first edition 2012). Comparative Politics: Integrating Theories, Methods, and Cases, 2nd edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jonathan Eastwood, “Can (and Should) We Construct An Evolutionary Psychological Theory of Institutions?” Sociological Forum, 2015 30(1): 170-187.

Tyler Dickovick and Jonathan Eastwood, eds., 2014. Current Debates in Comparative Politics New York: Oxford University Press.