Claudio Benzecry

Claudio Benzecry is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies specializing in the sociology of culture. He is author of The Opera Fanatic: Ethnography of an Obsession (University of Chicago Press, 2011) which earned several American Sociological Association awards and was declared one of ten major books in sociological theory by Contemporary Sociology. Benzecry’s book From Head to Toe: Everyday Globalization in a Creative Industry (University of Chicago Press) is currently under contract.


PhD Sociology, New York University
MA Cultural Analysis, Universidad de General San Martin
BA Political Science, University of Buenos Aires

Claudio Benzecry

Associate Professor


Communication Studies


Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive
Room 2-133
Evanston, IL 60208

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