Owen Whooley

Assistant Professor
PhD, Sociology, New York University (2010)

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Office: SSCI
Office phone: 505-277-, fax: 505. 277-8805

Research Areas

Sociology of Health and Illness, Sociology of Knowledge, Social Movements, Sociology of Mental Health


Select Publications

Whooley, Owen. 2013. Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Professional Politics of Medicine in the Nineteenth Century United States. University of Chicago Press.

Whooley, Owen. 2010. “Organization Formation as Epistemic Practice: The Early Epistemological Function of the American Medical Association,” Qualitative Sociology, Special Issue on Knowledge and Practice, 33(4):491‑511.

Whooley, Owen. 2010. “Diagnostic Ambivalence: Psychiatric Workarounds and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” Sociology of Health & Illness, 32(3): 452‑469.

Whooley, Owen. 2008. “Objectivity and its Discontents: Knowledge Advocacy in the Sally Hemings Controversy,” Social Forces, 86(4): 1367‑1390.

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