Borders, Borders Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink
Immanuel Wallerstein is senior research scholar at Yale University. He is the author of The Modern World-System, and most recently, European Universalism: The Rhetoric of Power. He was the director of the Fernand Braudel Center (1976-2005), president of the International Sociological Association (1994-1998), and chair of the international Gulbenkian Commission for the Restructuring of the Social Sciences, whose report is Open the Social Sciences. In 2003, he received the Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological Association. Wallerstein held several positions as visiting professor at universities worldwide, was awarded multiple honorary degrees, and intermittently served as directeur d’études associé at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.