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.
Culture, Cognition, Theory, Psychology, Qualitative Methods
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.