MICHAEL F. TIMBERLAKE portrait
  • Professor, Sociology Department

Professional Service

  • University of Ghent. Role: Evaluator. Chair of External Research Review for the Department of Sociology. 03/01/2014 - 05/01/2014
  • Political Economy of the World System Section, American Sociological Association. Role: Chair (elected). Oversee section affairs, including role and presence in the annual meeting of the ASA. 08/10/2013 - 08/10/2014
  • Community and Urban Sociology Section, American Sociological Association. Role: Member. Awards Committee; Helen and Robert Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award. 09/22/2010 - 08/22/2011
  • American Sociological Association. Role: Presider, Organizer. session organizer. 08/15/2010 - 08/15/2010
  • Urban Studies (journal). Role: North American Editor: Oversee evaluation, review, and final dispensation of 100 article manuscripts per year. North American Editor. 05/01/2005 - 12/31/2016

Internal Service

  • Graduate Committee. Member, 08/2013 - 08/2014. Department service.
  • RPT Policy Committee. Chair, 08/2013 - 08/2014. Department service.
  • Research Award Committee. Member, 08/2013 - 05/2014. College service.
  • Interim Chair. Is this "service"? 07/01/2011 - present. Department service.
  • Revising University Policy. Committee Chair, 09/17/2009 - 09/28/2010. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Board of Directors, Utahans Against Hunger. 09/17/2010 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Visiting Research Professor. Department of Geography, University of Ghent, 11/01/2013
  • Elected Section Chair. Political Economy of the World-System Section, American Sociological Association, 08/10/2013
  • Keynote lecture, "Global Cities with Chinese Characteristics". School of Public Policy, Sun Yat-sen University, 12/17/2011
  • Guest Professor. China Normal University, Cultural Studies Faculty, 06/01/2011
  • Delivered 11th Annual Lecture of Globalization and World City Network, Loughborough University, Loughborough, England. Globalization and World City Network (GaWC), 04/20/2009
  • Visiting research fellow. Spring 2009. Department of Geography, Universiteit Gent, 2009
  • Urban Studies Fellow, Fall, 2008-9, Department of Geographic and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow (Scotland). Urban Studies Fellow, 07/01/2008

Affiliations

  • Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), Member, 02/01/2016 - present
  • International Sociological Association (ISA), member, 08/1992 - present
  • American Sociological Association (ASA), Member, 08/1976 - present