Zsuzsa Gille

Title Associate Professor
Department Sociology

Zsuzsa Gille is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of From the Cult of Waste to the Trash Heap of History: The Politics of Waste in Socialist and Postsocialist Hungary (Indiana University Press, 2007—recipient of honorable mention of the AAASS Davis Prize), the co-editor of Post-Communist Nostalgia with Maria Todorova (Berghahn Press, 2010), and the co-author of Global Ethnography: Forces, Connections and Imaginations in a Postmodern World (University of California Press, 2000). Gille was the special guest editor of Slavic Review’s thematic cluster on Nature, Culture, Power (2009). She has published on issues of qualitative methodology as it relates to globalization and new concepts of space, on environmental politics and the sociology of food.