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RonaldJacobsRonald  Jacobs

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Sociology

Theory, culture and mass media; politics and democracy

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Ronald Jacobs is an associate professor of Sociology at the University at Albany. A cultural sociologist who studies media, politics, and democracy, he is the author of The Space of Opinion and Race, Media and the Crisis of Civil Society. He is also co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Cultural Sociology.