Curriculum Vitae

Alien Rule and Its Discontents:
Conference June 3-4, 2005

Recent Papers


Courses Taught

Department of Sociology,
University of Washington


Michael Hechter

Professor of Sociology
University of Washington

202 Savery Hall
 Box 353340
Seattle, Washington 98195-3340

Phone: (206) 543-4163
Fax: (206) 543-2516




Michael Hechter is Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington. He has previously been on the faculties of the Universities of Arizona and Oxford.  A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hechter is the author of Internal Colonialism: The Celtic Fringe in British National Development, 1536-1966 (1975; new edition, 1999), Principles of Group Solidarity (1987), and Containing Nationalism (2000). He is the editor of The Microfoundations of Macrosociology (1983), and co-editor of Social Institutions: Their Emergence, Maintenance and Effects (1990), The Origin of Values (1993), Social Norms (2001, 2005), and Theories of Social Order (2003). His current research focuses on nationalism, the politics of culture, the problem of social order, and the measurement of individual values.