Stanislav Vysotsky

Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Stanislav Vysotsky is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. He received his Ph.D., M.A., and B.S. degrees in Sociology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. His areas of expertise include: Social Theory, Race and Prejudice, Social Movements, Social Conflict, Hate Crimes & Hate Groups, Youth Culture (with an emphasis on Counterculture), Popular Culture, and Deviance.

Dr. Vysotsky’s research focuses on the conflict between supremacist groups in contemporary American society and their militant antifascist opposition through ethnographic and interview research with antifascist activists in order to understand the relationship between threat, space, subculture, and social movement activism. He is also currently interested in understanding the processes of desistance from racist skinhead subculture as well as the intersections of white supremacist and "men's rights" language and framing.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater