Bogdan Bucur

 Assistant Professor

 Office adress: Bd. Expoziției Nr. 30A, 703

 e-mail: bucur[at]

 Department: Sociology

 Link CV: CV

Teaching courses: Fundamental Concepts in Sociology, the Monographic School from Bucharest, History and Social Thinking in Romania, Legal Aspects of the Public Administration System, Juridical Sociology.

Research interests: Methods and Theory in Sociology, the History of the Romanian Sociology, Sociological School of Bucharest, Social History of Romania, Historical Social Networks Analysis.

Short professional bio: Bogdan Bucur is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Political Science, at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), of Bucharest, Romania. He holds a Bachelors' Degree in Political Science (SNSPA) and a Juris Doctor (University of Bucharest). He graduated the Master’s Degree Program in History of Ideas and Mentalities (Department of History, University of Bucharest) and holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Bucharest. His sociology PhD thesis is entitled Politico-Administrative Manifestations in the Monographic Research of the Sociological School of Bucharest. He currently teaches the courses Fundamental Concepts in SociologyThe Monographic School from BucharestLegal Sociology, and Legal Aspects of the Public Administration System. His main areas of research and academic interest are: the history of Romanian sociology (particularly the Sociological School of Bucharest, founded and led, between 1925-1948, by Prof. Dimitrie Gusti), the Romanian historical sociology (particularly the complex social phenomena subsequent to the longstanding transition and modernization of Romania, from the period between the late eighteenth century and early decades of the twentieth century) and the historical social network analysis. The scholarly work of Bogdan Bucur includes: “Devălmăşia valahă (1716-1828): o istorie anarhică a spaţiului românesc” [“Wallachian Anomie (1716-1828): an Anarchical History of the Romanian Areal”], Paralela 45, Piteşti, 2008; “O privire critică asupra «ruinei» economice şi a «decăderii» politice a marii boierimi în prima modernitate” [“A Critical Look on the Economic «Collapse» and Political «Downfall» of the Great Boyars in Early Modernity”], Sociologie Românească, 2011, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 3-27; “Insights into the Politico-Administrative Dimension of Interwar Romania. A Perspective of the Gustian Monographic Sociology”, Styles of Communication, 2011, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 5-25; “Budgetary Austerity Measures Taken by Romania during the Great Recession of 1929-1933 and Reflected in the Specialized Press of the Time”, The Romanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, 2011, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 34-41; “The Bucharest School of Sociology and the Failure of the Interwar Community Development Project”, Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov, 2013, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 93-104; “Manifestările politico-administrative în cercetările monografice ale Şcolii Sociologice de la Bucureşti” [“Politico-Administrative Manifestations in the Monographic Research of the Sociological School of Bucharest”], Zece teme de nişă în explorările tinerilor sociologi, editors: Dumitru Sandu and Ioana-Alexandra Rusu, Trei Publishing House, Bucharest, 2013, pp. 81-96; “Sociological School of Bucharest’s Publications and the Romanian Political Propaganda in the Interwar Period”, Global Perspectives on Media Events in Contemporary Society, editor: Andrew Fox, Hershey, PA (USA): IGI Global, 2016, pp. 106-120, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9967-0.ch008; “Population Health in Interwar Romania Reflected in the Sociological School of Bucharest's Research and Publications”, Health and the Media: Essays on the Effects of Mass Communication, editors: Valentina Marinescu and Bianca Mitu, Jefferson, NC (USA): McFarland & Co., 2016, pp. 215-240; “A Hypothesis on the Origin and Synchrony of the Romanian and Western Medical Sociology”, Sociologie Românească, 2016, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 7-22; “Prolegomena to the Romanian Sociology and Historiography of Food”, International Review of Social Research, 2017, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 57-68, DOI: The book “Jean Pangal, documente inedite: 1932-1942: contribuţii la analiza reţelelor sociale istorice” [“Jean Pangal, Unpublished Documents: 1932-1942: Contributions to Historical Social Network Analysis” (Rao Publishing House, Bucharest, 2016)] was granted Gheorghe Brătianu Award by the Romanian Society for Historical Sciences. The volume “Cartea de aur a Centenarului Marii Uniri” [“The Golden Book of the Centenary of the Great Union” (RAO Publishing House, Bucharest, 2017)] was granted Nicolae Iorga Award by the Cultural Foundation and the Historic Magazine Journal in partnership with the National Bank of Romania. More information regarding the complete academic profile and an up-to-date list of published works can be found at: or