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DegreesHarvard University, Ph.D.
Antioch College, B.A.
ExpertiseMarx and Freud; social class and social change; deconstructing war, building peace; Israeli-Palestinian confrontation; sociology of empowerment; masculinities; psychoanalytic sociology; public sociology
ProfileProfessor Fellman seeks to understand how liberating social change is impeded by certain structures and psychological forces, and how social change is furthered by certain structures and psychological forces. Webpage
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|
|SOC||112b||Social Class and Social Change|
|SOC||119a||Deconstructing War, Building Peace|
|SOC||141a||Marx and Freud|
|SOC||153a||The Sociology of Empowerment|
|SOC||157a||Sociology of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation|
|SOC||199b||Senior Capstone Seminar: Sociology in the World|
Awards and Honors
Robin M. Williams, Jr. Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching, and Service: Dr. Gordon Fellman (Professor of Sociology, Brandeis University), section on Peace, War, and Social Conflict, of the American Sociological Association (2011)
Distinghuished Interdisciplinary Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University Law School (2009)
Student Union Best Teaching Award (2007)
Chaplains' Award (1999)
Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching (1999)
M.S. Arnoni Award for Writing, Jewish Currents (1988)
Fellman, Gordon A and C.J. Churchill. ""Orthodoxy is Unconsciousness: Sociology and Psychoanalysis in the Liberal Arts"." International Forum of Psychoanalysis 26. (2017). (forthcoming)
Fellman, Gordon A, Paul Joseph. ""Emotions"." The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives.. 4 vols. 2017.
Fellman, Gordon A, Paul Joseph. ""Hate"." The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives. 4 vols. 2017.
Fellman, Gordon A, John Stone, Rutledge Dennis, Polly Rizova. ""World Conflict"." The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. 6 vols. 2015.
Fellman, Gordon A. "Professor of Sociology." Rev. of Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology, by Anita Ilta Gareyu, Rosanna Hertz, and Margaret K. Nelson, eds.. Contemporary Sociology vol. 44 11/2015: 798-800.
Fellman, Gordon A. "Professor." Rev. of Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education, by Henry Girooux. Los Angeles Review of Books, March 4, 2015 2015
Fellman, Gordon A. "Professor of Sociology." Rev. of No Enemies, No Hatred, by Liu Xiaobo. Los Angeles Review of Books 2012
Fellman, Gordon A, Cheryl Rubenberg. ""Peace: Current Options for Resolving the Conflict"." Encyclopedia of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. 3 vols. 2011.
Fellman, Gordon A. ""Responding to the Debate between Sasson, et al, and Cohen and Kelman"." Contemporary Jewry 30. (2011): 247-251.
Fellman, Gordon A. "“On Social Analysis and Social Change”." TIKKUN Winter 2011.
Fellman, Gordon A, Les Kurtz. "Enemy, Concept and Identity of." Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. second ed. 3 vols. 2008.
Fellman, Gordon A. "Professor." Rev. of A Peaceful Superpower: The Movement against War in Iraq, by David Cortright. Mobilization vol. 11 2007: 506-507.
Fellman, Gordon A. "Professor." Rev. of Freud and American Sociology, by Philip Manning. Contemporary Sociology vol. 37 2007: 80-81.
Fellman, Gordon A. "World Conflict." Encyclopedia of Sociology (Blackwell). 2007.
Fellman,Gordon A. "World Conflict." The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. first ed. vol. X Ed. George Ritzer. Blackwell, 2007. pp. 5291-5295.
Fellman, Gordon A. "How The Mutuality Paradigm Fosters Freedom." Per Contra 1. no. 6 (2006): <http://www.percontra.net/3nonfictionfellman.htm>.
Fellman,Gordon A. World Views, Emotional Honesty, and How to Move Beyond One's Own Destructive Pattern of Behavior. McFarland Press, 2006.
Magrass, Yale, long interview with me/Fellman. ""Horowitz's List: The Right Attack on Civil Liberties and Academic Freedom"." Bi-Monthly Review of Law Books 17. 5 (2006).
Fellman,Gordon A. "The Courage of Social Scientists." Courses in Courage Antioch College and the Social Sciences. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2005
Fellman,Gordon A. "World Views, Normative Masculinity, and the Invention of Peace." Seattle Journal of Social Justice (2005).
Fellman,Gordon A. Rambo and the Dalai Lama: The Compulsion to Win and Its Threat to Human Survival. Albany: SUNY Press, 1998.
Fellman,Gordon A, co-ed. w/ William Schwartz, Charles Derber, Willia. The Nuclear Seduction: Why the Arms Race Doesn't Matter and What Does. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Fellman,Gordon A. The Deceived Majority: Politics and Protest in Middle America. Transaction Books, 1973.