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Mathieu Deflem

Department of Sociology
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: (803) 777 3123
Website:Visit Site
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Professor Mathieu Deflem studied sociology and anthropology at universities in Belgium, England, and the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in 1996. His research and teaching areas include law, policing, counterterrorism, popular culture, and sociological theory. Recent research projects deal with the culture of fame, law and visual sociology, anti-police violence, the policing of terrorism, and the sociological profession. More information, including copies of publications, is provided on his website via "VISIT SITE" link above.