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John Boli

John Boli
Department of Sociology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322
211 Tarbutton Hall
Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format)
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1976
General Research Area
world culture and international organizations since 1850, Christendom and the origins of transnational culture and organization since 1100, structure and process in the world polity, global civil society and world citizenship.
Current Research
Christendom and the Church as sources of world culture and transnational structuration since 1100; the globalization of sudoku; international nongovernmental organizations, world culture, and global governance.
Selected Publications

"Religious Organizations" (co-author) in Globalization, Religion, and Culture, 2007.

The Globalization Reader, 3rd ed. (co-editor), Blackwell, 2007.

World Culture: Origins and Consequences (co-author), Blackwell, 2005.

“Globalization” (co-author) in The International Handbook of Social Problems, 2003.

“Globalization” in Education and Sociology: An Encyclopedia, 2002.

Constructing World Culture: International Nongovernmental Organizations since 1875 (co-editor), Stanford University Press, 1999. 

"World Society and the Nation-State" (co-author), American Journal of Sociology, 1997.
Recent Publications
Boli - World Culture cover
World Culture: Origins and Consequences with Frank J. Lechner. Blackwell Publishing, 2005.