William Ramp

Associate Professor
Faculty of Arts & Science

Social Sciences

Research expertise

Classical sociological and social theory, History of sociology, Cultural sociology, Material culture; material history, History of agrarian movements, Agrarian thought and culture, Sociology of religion; implicit religion, Individual and collective identity, Socio-cultural aspects of art-collecting (late-Victorian and Edwardian periods), History of gambling and anti-gambling movements, 19th-Century Scottish emigration, 19th-Century Scottish society and culture.


Cultural history of art-collecting, 19th-Century Scottish emigration to Canada, History of selfhood and identity, Religious aspects of selfhood and identity, Sociological and social theory – Durkheim, Cultural history of gambling and anti-gambling movements.