Dr. Ryan MooreAssistant Professor of Sociology
Teaching and Research Interests
Popular culture, youth, social movements, deviance, and social theory
Sociology of Popular Culture
Sociology of Youth
Sociology of Deviance
Intro to Sociology
Youth, Music, and Counterculture
Film and Society
Contemporary Social Theory
“Friends Don’t Let Friends Listen to Corporate Rock: Punk as Field of Cultural Production,” forthcoming in Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
“Alternative to What? Subcultural Capital and the Commercialization of an Alternative Music Scene,” Deviant Behavior 26: 3 (May-June 2005), pp. 229-252.
“Postmodernism and Punk Subculture: Cultures of Authenticity and Deconstruction,” The Communication Review 7: 3 (July-September 2004), pp. 305-327.
“’. . . And Tomorrow Is Just Another Crazy Scam’: Postmodernity, Youth, and the Downward Mobility of the Middle Class” in Joe Austin and Mike Willard (eds.) Generations of Youth: Youth Cultures and History in Twentieth-Century America (New York: NYU Press, 1998), pp. 253-71.