Kenneth Allan is Associate Professor (Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 1995). Most recent teaching is in the areas of: Sociological Theory, Social Psychology, and Sociology of Culture. nbsp; He has published numerous articles in theory, and a book in 1998, The Meaning of Culture, explicating cultural theory. nbsp; He also contributed to Turners last two editions of The Structure of Sociological Theory. nbsp; Over the past eight years He has taught well over 30 courses in social theory.