Faculty Profile

Gabe Ignatow

Title
Professor
Department
Sociology
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Stanford University, 2003.
Major: Sociology
MA, Stanford University, 2000.
Major: Sociology
BA, University of Virginia, 1998.
Major: Liberal Arts

Current Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Fall 2022
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2022 Syllabus
SOCI 6000.001, Sociology Proseminar, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
SOCI 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 3300.900, Urban Sociology, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
SOCI 4600.001, Internet and Society, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2020
SOCI 6203.900, Social Science Text Mining, Summer 8W2 2020
SOCI 5260.900, Topics in Sociology, Summer 8W2 2020
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
SOCI 4600.001, SOC MASS COMMUNTN, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 6000.001, Sociology Proseminar, Spring 2020 Syllabus
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2019
SOCI 1520.900, Contemporary Social Problems, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1520.950, Contemporary Social Problems, Summer 5W2 2019 SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2019
SOCI 3300.900, Urban Sociology, Summer 5W2 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 4620.001, Sociology of Culture, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1520.900, Contemporary Social Problems, Summer 5W2 2018 SPOT
SOCI 3300.900, Urban Sociology, Summer 5W2 2018 SPOT
SOCI 3300.950, Urban Sociology, Summer 5W2 2018 SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
SOCI 6200.004, Seminar on Research Methods, Spring 2018 SPOT
SOCI 5200.004, Seminar on Research Methods and Design., Spring 2018 SPOT
SOCI 4620.001, Sociology of Culture, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2018
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
SOCI 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2017
SOCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2017
SOCI 1520.900, Contemporary Social Problems, Summer 5W2 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1510.900, Introduction to Sociology, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2017
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
SOCI 6200.001, Seminar on Research Methods, Spring 2017 SPOT
SOCI 6200.791, Seminar on Research Methods, Spring 2017 SPOT
SOCI 5940.704, Sociology Internship, Spring 2017
SOCI 4620.001, Sociology of Culture, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
SOCI 1510.003, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 1510.004, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2016
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
SOCI 4600.001, SOC MASS COMMUNTN, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2016
SOCI 6910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2016
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
SOCI 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 6900.795, Special Problems, Fall 2015
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2015 SPOT
SOCI 5260.792, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2015 SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2015
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Summer 3W1 2015 SPOT
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Summer 3W1 2015 SPOT
SOCI 4620.001, Sociology of Culture, Summer 5W2 2015 Syllabus SPOT
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2015 SPOT
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
SOCI 4951.704, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2015
SOCI 1510.003, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SOCI 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Spring 2015 Syllabus
SOCI 4620.001, Sociology of Culture, Spring 2015 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.004, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2015
SOCI 5260.794, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2015
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
SOCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2014
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2014
SOCI 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 8W1 2014
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Summer 5W2 2014
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Summer 5W2 2014
SOCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2014
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2014
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2014
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2014
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
SOCI 3200.003, Sociological Theory., Spring 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2014
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2014 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2014
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Fall 2013
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Fall 2013
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Fall 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Summer 5W2 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2013
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
SOCI 3200.003, Sociological Theory., Spring 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2013
SOCI 5910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2013
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2013
SOCI 6910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2013
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2013 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2013
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2013
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Fall 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
SOCI 5900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
SOCI 6910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Summer 5W2 2012
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2012
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2012
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2012
SOCI 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
SOCI 6200.002, Seminar on Research Methods, Spring 2012
SOCI 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2012
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2012
SOCI 6910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2012
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2012 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2012
SOCI 5260.008, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2012
SOCI 5260.798, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2012
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 5900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2011
SOCI 6900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2011
SOCI 6910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2011
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 3200.001, Sociological Theory., Summer 5W2 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 4900.704, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2011
SOCI 5260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2011
SOCI 5260.791, Topics in Sociology, Summer 3W1 2011
SOCI 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
SOCI 6200.002, Seminar on Research Methods, Spring 2011
SOCI 3200.004, Sociological Theory., Spring 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 6910.704, Special Problems, Spring 2011
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2011 Syllabus
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2011
SOCI 5260.006, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2011
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
SOCI 3200.002, Sociological Theory., Fall 2010 Syllabus
SOCI 6900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2010
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2010 Syllabus
SOCI 4000.001, Sociological Theory., Summer 5W1 2010
SOCI 6900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2010
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2010
SOCI 5260.793, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2010
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
SOCI 4000.004, Sociological Theory., Spring 2010 Syllabus
SOCI 5900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2010
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2010 Syllabus
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2010 Syllabus
UCRS 1980.002, Experimental Course, Fall 2009 Syllabus
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Fall 2009
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Fall 2009
SOCI 5260.002, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2009
SOCI 6900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2009
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2009
SOCI 5260.793, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2009
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
SOCI 6500.001, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2009
SOCI 6500.791, Seminar on Social Organization and Disorganization, Spring 2009
SOCI 4000.001, Sociological Theory., Spring 2009
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2009
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2009
SOCI 5260.793, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2009
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
SOCI 4900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2008
SOCI 4260.004, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2008
SOCI 4000.001, Sociological Theory., Summer 5W1 2008
SOCI 4900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
SOCI 4900.705, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
SOCI 4260.001, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2008
SOCI 5260.003, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2008
SOCI 5260.793, Topics in Sociology, Summer 5W2 2008
SOCI 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
SOCI 4000.001, Sociological Theory., Spring 2008
SOCI 4900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2008
SOCI 5900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2008
SOCI 4260.002, Topics in Sociology, Spring 2008
SOCI 4000.003, Sociological Theory., Fall 2007
SOCI 4260.004, Topics in Sociology, Fall 2007

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Ignatow, G. (2020). Sociological Theory in the Digital Age. Oxford: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Sociological-Theory-in-the-Digital-Age/Ignatow/p/book/9780367263478
Schulz, J., Robinson, L., Pait, H., Baldwin, J., Williams, A., Davis, J., Ignatow, G. (2019). Mediated Millenials. 248. Emerald Publishing Limited. https://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/Mediated-Millennials/?k=9781839090783
Brekhus, W., Ignatow, G. (2019). The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Sociology. 712. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-oxford-handbook-of-cognitive-sociology-9780190273385?cc=us&lang=en&
Ignatow, G., Mihalcea, R. (2017). An Introduction to Text Mining. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/an-introduction-to-text-mining/book249451
Ignatow, G. (2016). Text Mining: A Guidebook for the Social Sciences. 232. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/text-mining/book244124
Ignatow, G. (2007). Transnational Identity Politics and the Environment. Rowman & Littlefield.
Book Chapter
Robinson, L., Schulz, J., Khilnani, A., Williams, A., Pait, H., Ignatow, G. (2019). Introduction to Mediated Millenials. https://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/Mediated-Millennials/?k=9781839090783
Ignatow, G. (2019). Cognitive Sociology and French Psychological Sociology. Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Sociology. https://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190273385.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190273385-e-8
Ignatow, G. (2012). "Market Religions' and Postmodern Globalization Theory.
Ignatow, G. (2010). Morality and Mind-Body Connections.
Ignatow, G. (2009). Sites of Globalization: The Social and Cultural Origins of Community Libraries.
Ignatow, G. (2008). Figurative Speech and Cognition: A Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute.
Ignatow, G. (2008). Globalization as Transnationalization and Hybridization: The Changing Face of Environmental Movements.
Ignatow, G. (2001). What We Do and Don't Know about the Functions of Social Representations.
Book Review
Ignatow, G. (2017). Beyond Bourdieu. SAGE. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0094306117744805b
Ignatow, G. (2012). Review of "National Belonging and Everyday Life." Michael Skey. American Journal of Sociology.
Ignatow, G. (2011). Review of "Habits of the Heartland: Small-Town Life in Modern America" Lyn C. MacGregor.
Encyclopedia Article
Ignatow, G. (2019). Text Mining. SAGE Research Methods Foundations. SAGE. https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/sage-research-methods-foundations
Ignatow, G. (2013). Culture and Embodiment. Elsevier.
Ignatow, G. (2011). Entries on "Information Capitalism" and "Transnational Environmental Activism" in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization. Blackwell.
Journal Article
Ignatow, G. (2022). The Microbiome-Gut-Brain and Social Behavior. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior. 52(1), 164-182. Wiley. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jtsb.12315
Basmechi, F., Ignatow, G. (2021). Forming an Affective Public Online: Aggressive Posts and Comments in the My Stealthy Freedom Movement. First Monday. 26(3), . Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. https://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/11471
Ignatow, G. (2021). Cognitive Sociology after Relational Biology. Sociological Forum. 36(S1), 1253-1270. Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.12764
Nino, M., Cai, T., Ignatow, G. (2017). Social Isolation, Strain, and Youth Violence. Journal of Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. SAGE. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1541204016636435
Nino, M., Cai, T., Ignatow, G., Yang, P. (2017). Generational Peers and Alcohol Misuse. International Migration Review. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/imre.12204
Huang, L., Ignatow, G. (2017). The Prosperity Gospel and Individualistic Economic and Social Attitudes in Guatemala. http://www.religjournal.com/articles/article_view.php?id=120
Ignatow, G., Robinson, L. (2017). Pierre Bourdieu: Theorizing the Digital. Information, Communication, & Society. 20(7), 950-966. Taylor & Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369118X.2017.1301519
Evangelopoulos, N., Papadouka, M., Ignatow, G. (2016). Agenda Setting and Active Audiences in Online Coverage of Human Trafficking. Information, Communication, & Society. 19(5), 655-672. Routledge - Taylor & Francis. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1139615
Ignatow, G. (2015). Sentiment Analysis of Polarizing Topics: Partisan News Site Readers’ Comments on the Trayvon Martin Controversy. Studies in Media and Communication. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/S2050-206020160000011021
Ignatow, G. (2015). Theoretical Foundations for Digital Text Analysis. Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior.
Nino, M., Cai, T., Ignatow, G. (2015). Social Isolation, Drunkenness, and Cigarette Use among Adolescents. Addictive Behaviors. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306460315300344
Ignatow, G. (2014). Global System Theory and "Market-friendly" Religion. Globalization.
Ignatow, G. (2014). Ontology and Method in Cognitive Sociology. Sociological Forum.
Ignatow, G. (2013). Race and Reciprocity: Inter-household Exchanges in a Multiracial Neighborhood. Sociological Forum.
Ignatow, G. (2012). Inter-organizational Digital Divide: Civic Groups' Media Strategies in the Trinity River Corridor Project.
Ignatow, G. (2012). Mauss‟s Lectures to Psychologists: A Case for Holistic Sociology. Journal of Classical Sociology.
Ignatow, G. (2012). Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital. Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services.
Ignatow, G. (2011). "New Media and the 'Anchor Baby' Boom". Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291083-6101
Ignatow, G. (2011). National Identity and the Informational Welfare State: Turkey and Malaysia Compared. The Information Society.
Ignatow, G. (2011). What Has Globalization Done to Developing Countries' Public Libraries?. International Sociology.
Ignatow, G. (2009). Culture and Embodied Cognition: Moral Discourses in Internet Support Groups for Overeaters. Social Forces.
Ignatow, G. (2008). "Globalizations and the Transformation of Environmental Activism: Turkey since the 1980s.
Ignatow, G. (2008). Transnational Environmentalism at Europe's Boundaries: Identity Movements in Lithuania and Turkey.
Ignatow, G. (2008). Why the Sociology of Morality Needs Bourdieu's Habitus. Sociological Inquiry.
Ignatow, G. (2007). Theories of Embodied Knowledge: New Directions for Cultural and Cognitive Sociology?".
Ignatow, G. (2006). Cultural Models of Nature and Society: Reconsidering Environmental Attitudes and Concern.
Ignatow, G. (2005). Economic Dependency and Environmental Attitudes in Turkey.
Ignatow, G. (2005). From Science to Multiculturalism: Postmodern Trends in Environmental Organizations.
Ignatow, G. (2003). Idea Hamsters' on the 'Bleeding Edge': Profane Metaphors in High Technology Jargon.
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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