Alexander Hoppe

Faculty Advisors: 

Randall Collins, Mauro Guillen, David Grazian, Robin Leidner

Research Interests: 

Work, Management, and Organizations
Fashion and Culture
Globalization
Social Psychology and Microsociology
Theory
Ethnography

Bio: 

Alexander Hoppe is a PhD candidate in the department. His chief interest is in developing a sociology of fashion. Fulbright dissertation work in India takes on the apparel global value chain from a sociology of work perspective that bridges analytical levels from macro to micro. His MA thesis details how aesthetic evaluations are negotiated and imposed by casting agents at fashion shows. He received his BA in Sociology from UW-Madison.

Contact Information: 

3718 Locust Walk
155 McNeil Building

hoppe@sas.upenn.edu