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[He is past chair of both the Departments of Sociology at Harvard and Northwestern University. Prior to coming to Harvard in 1992, he was a Professor of Sociology, Statistics, and Economics at Northwestern.]
[Peter V. Marsden is the Edith and Benjamin Geisinger Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. He received his B.A. in sociology and history at Dartmouth College in 1973 and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Chicago in 1975 and 1979 respectively.]
[She specializes in the study of immigration, inter-group relations, the formation of racial and ethnic identity among the children of immigrants, the challenges of measuring race and ethnicity, and the longitudinal impact of natural disasters.]
[Ezra F. Vogel is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard. He was born to a Jewish family in 1930 in Delaware, Ohio. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1950 and joined the army for two years before he received his Ph.D]
[Sociologist is someone who from very many perspectives tries to understand some aspects of the social world and the structure of social relations, that can be the nature of decision-making in social world, that can be the stratification of society as a whole, that can be the change in society...
[No, I was in a major called social studies, you may have heard of that. It’s an interdisciplinary major, which includes political theory, social theory, applied studies, sociology, political science and history. I never took a sociology course until I was accepted to graduate school, so at...
[To me, sociology is really about understanding and taking primary data dependencies between individuals but also between things. So, in the same way that economists, for example, focuses on decisions and choices that may lead the social structures, social dependencies.]
[Andrew D. Abbott is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago. Abbott took his BA (in history and literature) at Harvard in 1970 and his Ph.D. (in sociology) from the University of Chicago in 1982. During...
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