Selected Articles Available to Download

“The Intellectual and Political Project of Robert Hertz: The Making of a Peculiar Durkheimian Intellectual, as seen through Selected Correspondence with Pierre Roussel," Durkheimian Studies, vol. 5, n.s., 1999:29-59

"Whence Durkheim's Nietzschean Grandchildren?: A Closer Look at Robert Hertz's Place in the Durkheimian Genealogy," Archives européenes de sociologie/European Journal of Sociology, 40:2, 1999:110-137

“Ethnologie d'un anthropologue. À propos de la correspondance de Robert Hertz," Gradhiva, 30/31, 2001/2002:122-134

"Durkheim contra Bergson? The Hidden Roots of Postmodern Theory and the Postmodern 'Return' of the Sacred, "Sociological Perspectives, 45:3, 2002:243-265

"The Sacred Calling of Intellectual Labor in Mystic and Ascetic Durkheimianism," Archives européenes de sociologie/European Journal of Sociology, 42:2, 2002:354-385

“Crisis, Habitus, and Intellectual Trajectory,” Revue européene des sciences sociales, XLII , no. 129, 2004 :307-314

"'Renegade Durkheimianism' and the Transgressive/Left Sacred," in Jeffrey Alexander and Philip Smith, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Durkheim, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005:274-301

“The Theory of Play/Games and Sacrality in Popular Culture: The Relevance of Roger Caillois for Contemporary Neo-Durkheimian Cultural Theory,” Durkheimian Studies, vol. 11, n.s., 2005:103-114

"The Rebirth of Tragedy out of the Spirit of Hip Hop: Some Suggestions for a Cultural Sociology of Gangsta Rap Music,” Journal of Youth Studies 8:3, September 2005:297-311

"In the Trenches of the War Between Sociology and Literature: Exploring the Scandalous Sociology of Modernity in the Novels of Michel Houellebecq," International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, 43:1, April 2006:105-124

"On the role of images in the construction of narratives about the crash of United Airlines Flight 93," Visual Studies, 23:1, April 2008:4-19