Office Hours

  • TR  11:00-12:30pm
  • and by appointment

Michael Restivo

Assistant Professor

Sociology Department

Bailey Hall 212
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Stony Brook University
  • M.A., Stony Brook University

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Michael Restivo and Arnout van de Rijt. 2012. "Experimental Study of Informal Rewards in Peer Production." PLoS ONE 7(3): e34358. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034358
  • Gary M. Maynard, Eric J. Shircliff, and Michael Restivo. 2012. "IMF Structural Adjustment, Public Health Spending, and Tuberculosis: A Longitudinal Analysis of Prevalence Rates in Developing Nations." International Journal of Sociology 42(2):5-27, doi:10.2753/IJS0020-7659420201
  • Afife-ldil Akin, Carlos Encina, Michael Restivo, Michael Schwartz, and Juhi Tyagi (equal authorship). 2012. "Old Wine in a New Cask? Protest Cycles in the Age of the New Social Media." The Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations Xll(1 ):89-103
  • John M. Shandra, Michael Restivo, Eric J. Shircliff, and Bruce London. 2011. "Do Commercial Debt-for-Nature Swaps Matter for Forests? A Cross-National Test of World Polity Theory." Sociological Forum 26(2):381-410
  • John M. Shandra, Thomas K. Rudel, Michael Restivo, and Bruce London. 2010. "Nongovernmental Organizations and Protected Land Area: A Cross-National Analysis." International Journal of Sociology 40(2):85-99
  • John M. Shandra, Michael Restivo, and Bruce London. 2008. "Non-Governmental Organizations and Deforestation: Reconsidering the Cross-National Evidence." International Review of Modern Sociology 34(1): 109-132'