Charles Camic
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Charles Camic
Charles Camic
Charles Michael Camic

(1951-09-27) September 27, 1951 (age 68)
Alma materUniversity of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1973)
University of Chicago (M.A., 1975; Ph.D., 1979)
Awards2011 Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Sociological Association's History of Sociology Section
Scientific career
InstitutionsNorthwestern University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
ThesisSocial experience and cultural change: family, schooling, and professions in eighteenth-century Scotland (1979)
Academic advisorsDonald N. Levine[1]
Doctoral studentsEduardo Bonilla-Silva

Charles Michael Camic (born September 27, 1951)[2] is the Lorraine H. Morton Professor of sociology at Northwestern University. His research focuses on sociological theory, the sociology of science, and historical sociology.[3]

Education and career

Camic received his B.A. in sociology summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh in 1973. He went on to receive his M.A. and Ph.D., also in sociology, from the University of Chicago in 1975 and 1979, respectively. In 1979, he became an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was promoted to associate professor in 1984 and to full professor in 1988. In 1999, he became the Martindale-Bascom Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2006, he left the University of Wisconsin-Madison to become the John Evans Professor of sociology at Northwestern, where he was appointed the Lorraine H. Morton Professor in 2016.[4][5]

Editorial activities

From 1999 to 2003, Camic was the co-editor-in-chief of the American Sociological Review, along with Franklin D. Wilson.[4][6] As of February 2017, he is a senior editor for Theory and Society.[4]


  1. ^ Goldsborough, Bob (10 May 2015). "Donald Levine, believer in liberal arts education, dies at 83". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Charles Camic". Name Authority File. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Charles Camic". Department of Sociology Website. Northwestern University. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "Charles Camic CV" (PDF). Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Northwestern Announces Named Professorships". Northwestern Now. Northwestern University. 28 June 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ Wright, Erik Olin (July-August 1999). "Charles Camic/Franklin Wilson: A Profile of the New ASR Editors". Footnotes. American Sociological Association. Retrieved 2017.

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