Culture and Action Network

Alessandra Lembo

PhD Student, Department of Sociology

Alessandra’s research is focused on the relationship between experience, the body, and meaning. She has looked at how differences in aesthetic biography yield variations in the meanings of cultural objects, and at how the body extracts meaning from experiences.

Research Interests

Culture, Cognition, Theory, Psychology, Qualitative Methods

Select Publications

Lembo, Alessandra. Forthcoming  “He Heard, She Heard: Toward a Cultural Sociology of the Senses.” Sociological Forum

Lembo, Alessandra. 2017. “Three Chords & [Somebody’s] Truth: Trajectories of Experience and Taste Among Hard Country Fans.” Poetics 60: 62-75.