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Thomas Ertman

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D. 1990, M.A. 1985, B.A. 1981, Harvard University.

Office Address: 

Puck Building, Room 4110, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

Office Hours: 

Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 PM, 9th Floor Silver


(212) 998-8359

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Comparative/historical sociology; political sociology; social theory; sociology of the arts.


Taming the Leviathan: Building Democratic Nation-States in 19th and 20th Century Western Europe. (In Progress.)

Birth of the Leviathan: Building States and Regimes in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
. Cambridge University Press, 1997. Barrington Moore Prize of the ASA 1998.


"Democracy and Dictatorship in Interwar Western Europe Revisited." World Politics, April 1998.

Updated on 09/14/2016