Welcome to Sociolography, David Schalliol’s irregularly updated collection of thoughts about sociology, photography and their interrelation, as well as highlights of David’s work and events.

An associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at St. Olaf College and a partner with Scrappers Film Group, David is academically and artistically interested in issues of social stratification and meaning in the social and physical worlds.

In addition to his sociological and photographic activities, David plays an active role on several websites, including his work as Founder and Editor of metroblossom and Managing Editor of Gapers Block. If you have any ideas what he should do with theloess.com or mollisols.com, let him know.

If you like, you can follow him on twitter.

Please visit the other sections of this site for more detailed information about David’s activities.

3 thoughts on “About”

  1. Amazing. I don’t believe I have seen photography from so many different vantage points including carrying a ladder to catch the feel an area you are photographing. Very impressed and intrigued.

  2. David, I’d like to purchase a photo of yours — of the Hancock County Courthouse in Sparta, GA. Is that possible?

  3. I just stumbled across this truly humbling collection of art whilst thinking about Nina Simone’s “Baltimore”. What an enormous treat. Thank you.

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Sociology & Photography by David Schalliol