George Steinmetz

George Steinmetz is professor of sociology and German studies at the University of Michigan. He is the author of "Regulating the Social: The Welfare State and Local Politics in Imperial Germany," the editor of "State/Culture: State Formation after the Colonial Turn" and "The Politics of Method in the Human Sciences: Positivism and its Epistemological Others," and codirector, with Michael Chanan, of the documentary film "Detroit: Ruin of a City,"