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Michael E. Gardiner

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Michael E. Gardiner, Professor

D.Phil, Sociology, University of York, UK

Michael Gardiner is a sociologist who teaches and researches social theory. He focuses on theories of affect (especially boredom), the everyday, utopia, and dialogical social theory (the work of Mikhail Bakhtin in particular). 

Areas of Specialization

  • Sociological theory
  • Theories of affect (especially boredom)
  • Sociology of the everyday
  • Utopia
  • Dialogical social theory (the work of Mikhail Bakhtin in particular)

Selected Publications