Professor Kestnbaum’s interests span the sociological study of the military, history and the technology. His recent work has been on the sociology of war, military conscription, citizenship & military mobilization, and the social impact of the internet.

Among others, Dr. Kestnbaum has taught graduate courses in States, Politics and Social Change: Institution approaches to Comparative Analysis; Great Books in Political Economy, Contentious Politics: Resistance, Revolution and Nationalism in Comparative Perspective; War and Society; States, Politic and Social Change; Great Books in Political Economy; and War and Society. He has taught undergraduate courses in The Sociology of War; Military Sociology; Understanding Nationalisms: State Building and the Politics of Identity, and an Honors course The Introduction to Sociology: The Great Transformation and Market Society in America.

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Department of Sociology
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