Faculty

Gail Kligman


Distinguished Professor


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Contact Information

Email    kligman@soc.ucla.edu
Office  251a Haines Hall
Phone  310-206-7277

Degrees

Ph. D., University of California, Berkeley

Selected Publications

  2011   Peasants Under Siege: The Collectivization of Agriculture in Romania, 1949-1962, byGail Kligman and Katherine VerderyPrinceton: Princeton University Press. 

AWARDS: 2012 Barbara Jelavich Best Book Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2012 Davis Center Outstanding Monograph in Political and Social Studies, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; 2012 Heldt Prize, Association for Women in Slavic Studies; Honorable Mention, 2012, Wayne S. Vucinich Most Important Contribution Prize, Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; Honorable Mention, 2012  Barrington Moore Best Book Award in Comparative-Historical Sociology, the American Sociology Association; Honorable Mention, 2012 Best Book Award, Political Sociology Section, the American Sociology Association.

2009   “Creating Communist Authority: Class War and the Collectivization in Ieud, Maramures” (translation, see c.v. 2005). InTransforming Peasants, Property and Power, edited by Dorin Dobrincu and Constantin Iordachi. Budapest: CEU Press, pp. 165-201. 

2000  Susan Gal and Gail Kligman, The Politics of Gender After Socialism: An Historical Comparative Essay. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2000.

AWARD;   2001 Heldt Prize, Association for Women in Slavic Studies, 

2000  Susan Gal and Gail Kligman, eds. Reproducing Gender: Politics, Publics and Everyday Life After Socialism. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 

1998   The Politics of Duplicity: Controlling Reproduction in Ceausescu's Romania, Los Angeles: University of California Press.  

AWARDS:  1998 Heldt  Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (best book in women’s studies);  Honorable Mention, 1999 Victoria Schuck Award (on women and politics), American Political Science Association.

1996   "Gendering Women's Identities in Postcommunist Eastern Europe." In Identities in Transition: Russia and Eastern Europe After Communism, edited by V. Bonnell. Berkeley: IAS Publications. 

Current Courses by Term

2017 Winter Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

Previous Courses by Term

2016 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

2015 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2014 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar: Politics of Reproduction

2014 Winter Quarter

Politics of Reproduction, Gender, and Family

2013 Fall Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2012 Fall Quarter

Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

Colloquia and Speaker Series

2012 Spring Quarter

Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

2012 Winter Quarter

Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2011 Fall Quarter

Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

Politics of Reproduction

2011 Spring Quarter

Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

Ethnographic Fieldwork

2011 Winter Quarter

Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

Ethnographic Fieldwork

2010 Spring Quarter

Variable Topics Research Seminars: European Studies

Special Topics in Sociology

2010 Winter Quarter

Trafficking, Gender, Health, and Human Rights

2009 Spring Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

2008 Spring Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

2008 Winter Quarter

Special Topics in Sociology

2007 Winter Quarter

Directed Honors Studies

Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2006 Fall Quarter

Undergraduate Seminar: Politics of Reproduction

2006 Spring Quarter

Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2006 Winter Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

2004 Spring Quarter

Ethnographic Fieldwork

2003 Fall Quarter

Theories of Exchange: Social Life of Gifts and Commodities

2003 Spring Quarter

Special Topics in European Studies

Ethnographic Fieldwork

2002 Fall Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

Analyzing Ethnographies

2002 Winter Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

Special Topics in Sociology

2001 Fall Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

Analyzing Ethnographies

2000 Fall Quarter

Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

1999 Winter Quarter

Politics of Reproduction

Women in Socialist and Post-Socialist States

Previous Courses by Course

SOCIOL 285C
Special Topics in Sociology

2016 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL M252
Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2015 Spring Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

GENDER M252
Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2015 Spring Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 191P
Undergraduate Seminar: Politics of Reproduction

2014 Fall Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 253
Politics of Reproduction, Gender, and Family

2014 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 191V
Variable Topics Research Seminars: Sociology

2013 Fall Quarter

I A STD 193
Colloquia and Speaker Series

2012 Fall Quarter

EURO ST 193
Colloquia and Speaker Series: European Studies

2012 Spring Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Fall Quarter

2011 Spring Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285B
Special Topics in Sociology

2012 Winter Quarter

HNRS 48
Politics of Reproduction

2011 Fall Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

2008 Spring Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2002 Winter Quarter

1999 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 217C
Ethnographic Fieldwork

2011 Spring Quarter

2004 Spring Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 217B
Ethnographic Fieldwork

2011 Winter Quarter

EURO ST 191
Variable Topics Research Seminars: European Studies

2010 Spring Quarter

SOCIOL 180B
Special Topics in Sociology

2010 Spring Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL M280
Trafficking, Gender, Health, and Human Rights

2010 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 285E
Special Topics in Sociology

2008 Winter Quarter

WOM STD M252
Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2007 Winter Quarter

2006 Spring Quarter

HNRS 199
Directed Honors Studies

2007 Winter Quarter

HNRS 27
Theories of Exchange: Social Life of Gifts and Commodities

2003 Fall Quarter

EURO ST 102
Special Topics in European Studies

2003 Spring Quarter

WOM STD M164
Politics of Reproduction

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 217A
Analyzing Ethnographies

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL M164
Politics of Reproduction

2002 Fall Quarter

2001 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL 285D
Special Topics in Sociology

2002 Winter Quarter

SOCIOL 252
Selected Topics in Sociology of Gender

2000 Fall Quarter

SOCIOL M166
Women in Socialist and Post-Socialist States

1999 Winter Quarter