Department of Sociology

Riad Azar

MSc Political Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science



political, economic, and historical sociology, organized crime, informal politics


Riad Azar is a graduate student in Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a fellow at the Urban Ethnography Lab. He holds a MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA in Political Science from William Paterson University of New Jersey. His research interests include political and economic sociology, informal governance, and organized crime. He sits on the editorial boards of New Politics: A Journal of Socialist Thought, and Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture.

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