Fiona Greenland

Assistant Professor of Sociology

University of Virginia Sociology Department
Randall 222
P.O. Box 400766
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Office Hours:
Research Interests:

Art/Science Studies, Art Markets, Cultural Sociology, Historical Methods, Social Theory, Visual Sociology

Fiona Rose Greenland is Assistant Professor of Sociology.

  • Associate Faculty, Human and Machine Intelligence Group (web site)
  • Faculty Co-Director, Sociological Working Group on Aesthetics, Meaning, and Power (SWAMP) (web site)

Her interests include Art/Science Studies, Art Markets, Cultural Sociology, Historical Methods, Social Theory, Visual Sociology.

Selected Publications

Published Articles

2018. Greenland, F. "Materiality and Consecration," American Behavioral Scientist

2018. Greenland, F.  "Broadening the Landscape of Blackness," Contexts 17(3): 8-9.

2018. Greenland, F.R. "Material culture and the problem of agency, "American Journal of Cultural Sociology. doi: 10.1057/s41290-017-0054-6.

Forthcoming. Greenland, F.R. "The Central Park Obelisk and the importance of materiality in consecration," American Behavior Scientist. Cultural Consecration special issue (eds. T. Dowd & V. Schmutz)

2017. Greenland, F.R. "Freeports and steel containers: The corpora delicti of artefact trafficking," History and Anthropology 1: 15-20.

2016. Greenland, F.R. “Universalism, Nationalism, and the Italian Model of Repatriation” Brown Journal of World Affairs, 26(1).

2016. Rose-Greenland, F. “Color Perception in Sociology: Materiality and authenticity at the Gods in Color show.” Sociological Theory 34(2): 81-105.

2016. Hirschman, D., E. Berrey and F. Rose-Greenland. “Dequantifying diversity: affirmative action and admissions at the University of Michigan.” Theory and Society 45(3): 265-301.

2015. Lachmann, R. and F. Rose-Greenland. “Why we Fell: Declinist Writing and Theories of Imperial Failure in the Longue Durée.” Poetics 50: 1-19.

2014. Rose-Greenland, F. “Looters, Collectors, and a Passion for Antiquities at the Margins of Italian Society.” Journal of Modern Italian Studies 19 (5): 570-582.

2013. Rose-Greenland, F. “Seeing the Unseen: Prospective Loading and Knowledge Forms in Archaeological Discovery.” Qualitative Sociology 36(3): 251-277. 10/2016 2

2013. Rose-Greenland, F. “The Parthenon Marbles as Icons of Nationalism in 19th Century Britain: From pre-national to supra-national.” Nations and Nationalism 19 (4): 654-673.

2010. Smock, P.J. and F. Rose-Greenland, “Diversity in Pathways to Parenthood in the U.S.: Patterns, Implications, and Emerging Research Directions.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 72(3): 576-593.

2007. Rose-Greenland, F. “Table for One: Drinking alone on women’s grave monuments from Roman Celtiberia.” Ancient West and East 6: 113-134.

2006. Greenland, F. “Devotio Iberica and the manipulation of ancient history to suit Spain's mythic nationalist past.” Greece and Rome 53(2): 235-251.

2003. Rose, F. “Text and image in Celtiberia: The adoption and adaptation of written language into indigenous visual vocabulary.” Oxford Journal of Archaeology 22(2): 155-176.