Sociology Faculty Directory

Josh Seim

Assistant Professor




Josh Seim is broadly interested in the governance of poverty and suffering, and this has led him into the sociologies of medicine, punishment, labor, and more. His research has appeared in American Sociological ReviewSociological Methods and ResearchSocial Science and MedicinePunishment and Society, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, and other outlets. His first book, Bandage, Sort, and Hustle: Ambulance Crews on the Front Lines of Urban Suffering, was released in 2020 by University of California Press. 

Visit Professor Seim's personal website to learn more about his writing and teaching.