Christa Ballard Tooley

Christa Ballard Tooley is professor of sociology and academic director of the Belmont Innovation Labs for Social Impact at Belmont University. Her book, Tenement Nation: Working-Class Cosmopolitanism in Edinburgh (Indiana University Press, 2023), explores relationships between place and politics in urban Scotland. She lives, writes, and works from Nashville on cross-sector collaboration to address complex social issues.

After Innocence

On the necessity and insufficiency of critique.


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