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Micro-Sociological Ingredients of Charismatic Leadership

Randall Collins, Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology

What does it take to be a charismatic leader? Collins is a social theorist whose research includes the macro-historical sociology of political and economic change; micro-sociology, including face-to-face interaction; and the sociology of intellectuals and social conflict. His study of violence used data from photos and videos as well as close ethnographic observations to show the micro-techniques and contingencies through which some persons won, lost, were stalemated, or kept their distance.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Noon-1 p.m.
Irvine Auditorium, Amado Recital Hall

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