Roland Robertson


Professor Roland Robertson is Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh, USA; Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Global Society at the University of Aberdeen, UK; and Distinguished Guest Professor of Cultural Studies at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China He has published many articles or chapters on such subjects as religion, social and cultural theory, globalization and international relations, sport, and social stratification. His present work is focused upon globality and locality; the relationship between global and cosmological studies; anti-Semitism, sociology and the concept of civilization; world order and the changing nature of nations and states.