John Christopher Holley, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology



Phone: 617-573-8496
Fax: 617-994-4278
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 7022

Fall 2018 Office Hours

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Tuesdays & Thursdays
Also by appointment Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays


  • PhD, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • BA, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

Selected Presentations

"Sociology's Winning Trifecta: People, Objects and Society." Suffolk University. April 2015. (Presentation Slides)

Research Interests

  • Sociological theory
  • Youth and romance
  • Popular culture
  • Generations and Society

Professional Activities

Currently writing a book on youth, love, and the social sciences.

Courses Taught

Sociological Theory
Popular Culture in America
Identity, Self and Society
Youth and Society
Introduction to Sociology