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E. Doyle McCarthy

Professor McCarthy

Professor of Sociology and American Studies (at Rose Hill)
Email: mccarthy@fordham.edu

Office: Dealy Hall 405A
Phone: 718-817-3855
Fax: 718-817-3846
Website: http://faculty.fordham.edu/mccarthy

Education

A.B. Marymount College, Tarrytown
M.A. New School for Social Research
Ph.D. Fordham University

Biography

E. Doyle McCarthy is Professor of Sociology and American Studies at Fordham University, working in the fields of sociology of knowledge and culture and in the interdisciplinary field of emotion studies. McCarthy’s current research is on the culture of emotions in contemporary life in the U.S. She is a member of the International Society for Research on Emotion (ISRE) and served on its executive committee from 2004 to 2007. Since 2007, she serves on the Advisory Board of the international journal LA CRITICA SOCIOLOGICA (Comitato scientifio). She currently serves as a member of Fordham University’s Center for Ethics Education.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications (Books)

E. Doyle McCarthy, Emotional Lives: Dramas of Identity in an Age of Mass Media. Cambridge University Press. 2017

Interview on Book:

Dr. E. Doyle McCarthy's book on Emotion and Social Interaction.

E. Doyle McCarthy, editor of Franco Ferrarotti's Social Theory for Old and New Modernities: Essays on Society and Culture, 1976-2005. Lexington books, 2007.
Social Theory for Old and New Modernities: Essays on Society and Culture - E. Doyle McCarthy

E. Doyle McCarthy. Knowledge As Culture: The New Sociology of Knowledge. New York & London: Routledge, 1996.
Knowledge As Culture: The New Sociology of Knowledge - E. Doyle McCarthy

David D. Franks & E. Doyle McCarthy. The Sociology of Emotions: Original Essays & Research Papers. JAI Press, 1989.
The Sociology of Emotions: Original Essays & Research Papers - E. Doyle McCarthy

Selected Publications (Journals)

‟Emotional Culture(s)” Routledge International Handbook of Interactionism. 2020 (edited by Dirk vom Lehn, Will Gibson, and Natalia Ruiz-Junco, forthcoming 2020 by Routledge NY and London: Routledge).

“Interactionist Theories of Emotion: From G.H. Mead to Culture Theory.” 2020. Oxford Handbook of Interactionism. Co-edited by Wayne Brekhus, Thomas DeGloma, and William Force. In press 2020. Oxford University Press, NY and London.

“The Sociology of Knowledge.” 2019 (Invited chapter in book edited by J. Michael Ryan). Core Concepts in Sociology. Pp. 161-165. Wiley-Blackwell.

“Public Emotions in an Age of Mass Media.” 2016 (edited by Franco Ferrarotti). La Critica Sociologica, an international journal in the social sciences. 50th anniversary issue. L. 200. 2016: 29-38.

“The Problem of 'Culture' in the Process of Intercultural Understanding,” 2015 (with Andreana Marchi)Ilha do Desterro (A Journal of English Language, Literatures in English and Cultural Studies UFSC): 251-260.

“La Performance delle emozioni come autenticà.” 2014. La Critica Sociologica. Vol XLVIII, No. 190: 25-39. (An earlier version of this paper was published in 2009: “Emotional Performances as Dramas of Authenticity," 2009. Pp. 241-255, Chapter 15 in Phillip Vannini & Patrick Williams (eds.), Authenticity in Culture, Self, and Society. Ashgate Publishers, London.

Erving Goffman and Our Times,” 2014 invited online paper at Erving Goffman Archives  

“Interactions and the Drama of Engagement,” 2012 (with Robert S. Perinbanayagam). Studies in Symbolic Interaction, A Research Bi-Annual, edited by Norman K. Denzin. Vol. 39: 121-224.

“Interactions and the Drama of Engagement.” 2012. Pp. 77-107, Chapter 4, Identity’s Moments: The Self in Action and Interaction, with Robert S. Perinbanayagam, Lantham, Maryland: Lexington Books of Rowman & Littlefield.

“The Changing American Family: The View from Social Texts” 2010 (with Sondra Farganis). Chapter 4, Pp. 79-98, Family Therapy and Chronic Illness, Joann D. Atwood and Concetta Gallo (eds.), Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick NJ.

Emotional Performances as Dramas of Authenticity.” 2009. Pp. 241-255, Ch. 15 in Phillip Vannini & Patrick Williams (eds.), Authenticity in Culture, Self, and Society. Ashgate Publishing. London.

"Is Freud Necessary?" Review essay of Philip Manning's Freud and American Sociology. 2007 Symbolic Interaction Vol. 30, 4: 613-617.

"Sociology of Knowledge." The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. 11 vols. 2006 (pp. 2482-2485) and online 2007. Edited by George Ritzer. www.sociologyencyclopedia.com

"Gay Moral Discourse: Talking About Identity, Sex, and Commitment. " Studies in Symbolic Interaction I, April-May 2005. 379-408.

"Language and Life: A Commentary on the Work of R.S. Perinbanayagam." Symbolic Interaction 26, 1, 2003: 85-93.

The Emotions: Senses of the Modern Self,” 2002 Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (Austrian Journal of Sociology), Special Issue on the Sociology of the Senses (Sociologie der Sinne), (Vol. 27, No. 2): 30-49

Selected Publications (Articles)

Articles and Papers: Sociology of Emotions
Emotional Performances as Dramas of Authenticity.” 2009. Pp. 241-255, Ch. 15 in Phillip Vannini & Patrick Williams (eds.), Authenticity in Culture, Self, and Society. Ashgate Publishing. London.

Public Displays of Emotion Today: Changing Forms of Memorializing Death and Disaster.” Columbia University, New York. Seminar on Contents & Methods. February 14, 2007.

The Emotions: Senses of the Modern Self,” 2002 Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (Austrian Journal of Sociology), Special Issue on the Sociology of the Senses (Sociologie der Sinne), (Vol. 27, No. 2): 30-49.

The Social Construction of Emotions: New Directions from Culture Theory.” In Social Perspectives on Emotions: A Research Annual edited by W. Wentworth and J. Ryan. Vol. 2, 1994: 267-279.

Emotions are Social Things: An Essay in the Sociology of Emotions.” Chapter 3 in D. D. Franks and E. D. McCarthy, editors. The Sociology of Emotions. JAI Press, Greenwich, CT. 1989:51-72.