Eric Margolis - Tempe, Arizona
Eric Margolis is a sociologist and teaches in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. His visual ethnography of coal miners was broadcast as Out of the Depths-The Miners' Story, a segment of the PBS series A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers. An article, Class Pictures: Representations of Race, Gender and Ability in a Century of School Photography, (Visual Sociology Vol. 14, 1999) was reprinted in Education Policy Analysis Archives and received Honorable Mention for Best Article in an Electronic Journal by the Communication of Research Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. He has
published widely on historic photographs and produced a number of visual sociology projects including photo exhibits, multimedia, and video programs, and photo essays for sociology texts. Most recently, he co-edited the Handbook of Visual Research Methods (Sage 2011) with Luc Pauwels.