Berch Berberoglu is Foundation Professor of Sociology, Director of Graduate Studies, Chair of the Department of Sociology, and Director of the Institute for International Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research areas are political economy, globalization, development, political sociology, nationalism and ethnonational conflict, class/race/gender, and comparative-historical sociology. In academic publishing, he is Series Editor for Palgrave Macmillan on the book series "Social Movements and Transformation" and serves as Series Editor for Ashgate on the book series "Globalization, Crises, and Change."
Dr. Berberoglu has written and edited 26 books and many articles. His most recent books include Labor and Capital in the Age of Globalization (2002), Globalization of Capital and the Nation-State (2003), Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict: Class, State, and Nation in the Age of Globalization (2004), Globalization and Change: The Transformation of Global Capitalism (2005), and The State and Revolution in the Twentieth Century: Major Social Transformations of Our Time (Rowman and Littlefield, 2007).
Dr. Berberoglu's latest book is Class and Class Conflict in the Age of Globalization (Lexington Books, 2009). He is currently working on a new book titled Globalization in the 21st Century: Labor, Capital, and the State on a World Scale, which will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon in 1977.