Sociology and Criminology

Dr. Timothy Gill

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Dr. Timothy M. Gill

Office: BR 123
Phone: 910.962.7420
Email: gillt@uncw.edu

Research Interest: Political Sociology, Sociological Theory, Latin America, Globalization, Research Methods 


Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


B.A.: John Carroll University
M.A.: Cleveland State University
Ph.D.: University of Georgia

Fun fact:
I enjoy following Venezuelan and U.S. politics. I recently returned from a trip to Albania and Kosovo, among a few other places, which I greatly enjoyed.


Dr. Timothy M. Gill’s research interests include political sociology, global/transnational sociology, comparative-historical sociology, Latin America, and sociological theory. In his work, Gill has focused on U.S. democracy assistance efforts in Venezuela under the government of former President Hugo Chávez, and the Venezuelan government’s attempts to prohibit these efforts. His work has been published in academic outlets, including Sociological ForumCurrent SociologyThe American SociologistNACLA Report on the Americas, and Third World Quarterly. He has also published his work in public outlets, including the Washington Post Monkey Cage BlogCleveland Plain DealerWorld Politics Review, and Policy Trajectories.

Dr. Gill received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Georgia in 2016 and completed a dissertation titled The State and Civil Society in Socialist Venezuela: The Case of U.S. Democracy Assistance, Venezuelan National Sovereignty, and International Cooperation Law. Thereafter, Dr. Gill was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research at Tulane University. Gill also possesses his MA in Sociology from Cleveland State University and his BA in Sociology from John Carroll University.