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Colin Jerolmack

Assistant Professor of Sociology , Environmental Studies

Ph.D. 2009, M.A. 2005 (Sociology), City University of New York; B.S. 2000 (Psychology), Drexel University.

Office Address: 

Puck Building, Room 4100, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

Office Hours: 

Tuesday/Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Ethnography; urban communities; environmental sociology; animals and society; culture; health; social theory.

Curriculum Vitae


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy, Harvard University [2008-2010]


Jerolmack, Colin.  2010.  “Humans, Animals, and Play: Theorizing Interaction When Intersubjectivity is Problematic.”  Sociological Theory, Forthcoming.  

Jerolmack, Colin.  2009.  “Primary Groups and Cosmopolitan Ties: The Rooftop Pigeon Flyers of New York.”  Ethnography, 10(2/3): 211-233.

Jerolmack, Colin.  2008.  “How Pigeons Became Rats:  The Cultural-Spatial Logic of Problem Animals.”  Social Problems, 55(2): 72-94.

Jerolmack, Colin.  2007.  “Animal Practices, Ethnicity and Community: The Turkish Pigeon Handlers of Berlin.”  American Sociological Review, 72(6): 874-894.
Updated on 08/22/2014