Dr. Lizabeth Zack

Lizabeth A. Zack
Lizabeth A. Zack
Professor of Sociology

Media 307
(864) 503-5739
E-mail: lzack@uscupstate.edu


Ph.D.  New School for Social Research, 2001
M.A.    New School for Social Research, 1995
B.A.    Michigan State University, 1988

Areas of Specialty

Political Sociology
Political Protest and Social Movements
Urban Sociology

Grants and Awards

Research Initiative for Summer Engagement (RISE), 2015
American Sociological Association, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (ASA-FAD), 2012
Fulbright Scholar, Jordan, 2006-07
NEH Summer Grant, 2005
USC Upstate International Faculty Development Award, 2005
Fulbright Fellowship, France, 1996-97

Selected Scholarship

Jennings, Laura and Zack, Lizabeth. 2017. “The Aftermath of Activism: Combatting and Surviving Sexism at One Southern University,” in Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership, edited by Kirsti Cole and Holly Hassel. New York: Routledge. 

Zack, Lizabeth. 2015. “Water Blues.” Middle East Report 276: 32-35.

Lizabeth Zack, “Waking the Red-Dead,” MERIP (Middle East Research and Information Project), March 2010.

Zack, Lizabeth and April Dove. “Old Social Movements and New Commemorative Forms: The Creation of a Civil Rights Museum in Savannah, Georgia,” Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South, Vol. 17 (2) (Summer/Fall 2010).

“Early Origins of Islamic Activism in Algeria: The Case of Khaled in Post-World War I Algiers,” The Journal of North African Studies 11 (2) June 2006.

“The ‘police municipale’ and the Formation of the French State,” Irregular Armed Forces and Their Role in Politics and State Formation, eds. Diane E. Davis and Anthony W. Pereira, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

“Who Fought the Algerian War? Political Identity and Conflict in French-Ruled Algeria,” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 16 (1) Fall 2002.

“French and Algerian Identity Formation in 1890s Algiers,” French Colonial History 2 2002.

“Bucolic Towns and Blocks of Cement: Environmental Protest in Jordan,” article manuscript.

Professional Service

In-coming Chair, Faculty Senate, 2017 - present
AAUP – Founding member of the USC Upstate chapter of the American Association of University Professors; Secretary, 2015 – present
Grant Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities – Summer Stipends, 2015.
Grant Reviewer, IDRF Fellowship competition, Social Science Research Council, 2008-09
American Sociological Association, Comparative Historical Sociology Section, Committee on Nominations
Fulbright Commission, Grant Reviewer, Jordan
Manuscript reviewer, Political Power and Social Theory, Contemporary Sociology, South Carolina Historical Association