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Mathieu Deflem

Department of Sociology
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: (803) 777 3123
Website:Visit Site
Curriculum vitae: Download PDF


Professor Mathieu Deflem studied sociology and anthropology at universities in Belgium, England, and the United States where he obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1996. His research areas include law, policing, counterterrorism, popular culture, and sociological theory. His most recent research deals with the culture of fame, law and visual sociology, anti-police violence, the policing of terrorism, international police cooperation, sociology of law, and the sociological profession. More information is provided on his website (see Visit Site link above).