Jonathan Eastwood Laurent Boetsch Term Associate Professor of Sociology

Jonathan Eastwood

Newcomb Hall 225


I work on a variety of topics in sociological theory and comparative social science, and am especially interested in relationships between collective identities, collective action, and conflict.

Selected Recent Publications:

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

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

Tyler Dickovick and Jonathan Eastwood. 2012. Comparative Politics: Integrating Theories, Methods, and Cases.  New York: Oxford University Press. 2nd edition currently in progress.

Jonathan Eastwood. 2012. “Reflections on the Implications of Evolutionary Psychology for the Theory of Institutions,” Journal of Institutional Economics 8(4): 537-550.

Thomas Ponniah and Jonathan Eastwood (eds.). 2011. The Revolution in Venezuela: Social and Political Change Under Chávez. Cambridge: Harvard/DRCLAS.  Named Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2012.