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Sociology Faculty

Halasz, Judith

PhD, City University of New York, 2007
BA, Brown University, 1995

Associate Professor

Department: Sociology
Office: JFT 510
Phone: (845) 257-2375

Teaching Interests

Her scholarship and teaching focus on culture, film, urban life, labor, and social theory.

Research/Creative Activity

Her recent and current projects include an ethnographic and historical study of bohemian life on the Lower East Side of New York City, a statistical analysis of de facto segregation in New York City housing programs, and an examination of gender politics in French avant-garde cinema.


She has published in Housing Policy Debate, Sociological Forum, Teaching Sociology, Visual Studies, Across the Disciplines, and The Drama Review. Her first book The Bohemian Ethos is under contract with Routledge.

Committee Memberships & Professional Organizations

American Sociological Association
Eastern Sociological Society