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Paul Almeida

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Paul Almeida
Title: Professor
Office: COB 1, 319
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, 2001 — University of California, Riverside
  • M.A. in Sociology (with Distinction), 1994 — University of New Mexico
  • B.A. in Sociology (with Honors), 1991 — University of California, Santa Cruz

  • 2015-2017 — Fulbright Scholar Award, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras
  • 2015 — Pacific Sociological Association, Distinguished Scholarship Award, for Book: Almeida, Paul. 2014. Mobilizing Democracy: Globalization and Citizen Protest. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press
  • 2014 — American Sociological Association, Best Article Award, Section on the Political Economy of the World-System (PEWS)
  • 2009 — Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award, American Sociological Association Section on Labor and Labor Movements
Research Interests:
  • Political Sociology
  • Historical Comparative
  • Globalization
  • Social Movements


Social Movements: The Structure of Collective Mobilization (University of California Press, 2019)

Mobilizing Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)

Olas de Movilización Popular: Movimientos Sociales en El Salvador, 1925-2010