Dr. Berch Berberoglu is Foundation Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Ozmen Institute for Global Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in 1977. He has been teaching and conducting research at the University of Nevada, Reno for the past 41 years. He has served as department chair on three different occasions, totaling 14 years. Dr. Berberoglu has written and edited 32 books and many articles.
His most recent books include Labor and Capital in the Age of Globalization (2002), Globalization of Capital and the Nation-State (2003), Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict: Class, State, and Nation in the Age of Globalization (2004), Globalization and Change: The Transformation of Global Capitalism (2005), The State and Revolution in the Twentieth Century: Major Social Transformations of Our Time (2007), Class and Class Conflict in the Age of Globalization (2009); Globalization in the 21st Century: Labor, Capital, and the State on a World Scale (2010); Beyond the Global Capitalist Crisis: The World Economy in Transition (2012), Political Sociology in a Global Era (2013), The Global Capitalist Crisis and Its Aftermath (2014), and Social Theory: Classical and Contemporary — A Critical Perspective (2017).
His latest book The Palgrave Handbook of Social Movements, Revolution, and Social Transformation was published by Palgrave Macmillan in October 2018. He is currently working on a new book titled America After Empire: The Promise and the Vision for a New America in the 21st century, which will be published by Routledge in 2019. His areas of specialization include globalization, international political economy, development, class structure, political sociology, social movements and revolution, nationalism and ethno-national conflict, class/race/gender and comparative-historical sociology.
Dr. Berberoglu is Series Editor for Palgrave Macmillan for the book series “Social Movements and Transformation,” Series Editor for Routledge for the book series “Globalization, Crises, and Change” and Series Editor for Emerald Publishing for the book series “Class and Inequality” and “Politics, State, and Society.”