Department of Sociology and Criminology & Law; Center of Jewish Studies
Office Location: 205 Walker Hall
Areas of specialization: National identities, Collective memory, Sociology of Sport, Palestine/Israel
Tamir Sorek is an Associate Professor of Sociology. His research and publications focus on Palestinian and Israeli societies and he investigates various aspects of nationalism, citizenship, religion, power, and culture. Sorek’s intellectual orientation is inter-disciplinary, and in his work he brings together sociological, anthropological, and historical approaches and methods.
Arab Soccer in a Jewish State: The Integrative Enclave (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs (Stanford University Press, 2015)
Dr. Sorek is currently conducting research on the following topic: Nationalism, Citizenship, and Secularism: A Sociological Biography of Tawfiq Zayyad