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Mathieu Deflem

Title: Professor
Department: Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-3123
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Sociology
My webpage


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.