Santa Clara University

Sociology department

Charles Powers

Professor of Sociology

Office: O'Connor 332
Phone: 408/554-4517

Charles Powers focuses his scholarship on sociological theory as it applies to organizational and societal change.  His work has strengthen interconnections among sociology's divergent theoretical perspectives, and makes cross-disciplinary connections with economics and administrative science.  His books include Emergence of Sociological Theory (with Jonathan Turner and Leonard Beeghley); Making Sense of Social Theory; Post-Industrial Lives (with Jerald Hage); and Vilfredo Pareto.

Dr. Powers teaches Principles of Sociology; Ideas in a Changing World; Analytical and Conceptual Frameworks; Social Theory; Globalization and Inequality; Diversity Issues in Contemporary American Organizations; Business, Technology, and Society; Applied Sociology; and Internship.

 Curriculum Vitae

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