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Date and Location

January 23, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EST
Allison Dining Room, Taubman 5th Floor, Hks

​Segregated Inclusion: Elites and the Changing Dynamics of Inequality

The Stone Program in Wealth Distribution, Inequality, and Social Policy welcomes Professor Shamus Khan to speak in the Stone Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series.

Shamus Khan is Willard Thorp Professor of Sociology and American Studies at Princeton
University. He writes on culture, inequality, gender, and elites. He is
the author of over 100 articles, books, and essays, including Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School (Princeton), The Practice of Research (Oxford, with Dana Fisher), Approaches to Ethnography: Modes of Representation and Analysis in Participant Observation (Oxford, with Colin Jerolmack), and Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus
(W.W. Norton, with Jennifer Hirsch), which was named a best book of
2020 by NPR. He was a co-principal investigator of SHIFT, a multi-year
study of sexual health and sexual violence at Columbia University. He
directed the working group on the political influence of economic elites
at the Russell Sage Foundation, is the series editor of “The Middle
Range” at Columbia University Press, and served as the editor of the
journal Public Culture. He writes regularly for the popular press such
as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and has served as a columnist for Time
Magazine. In 2016 he was awarded Columbia University’s highest teaching
honor, the Presidential Teaching Award, and in 2018 he was awarded the
Hans L. Zetterberg Prize from Upsala University for “the best
sociologist under 40”.

Speakers and Presenters

​Shamus Khan (Willard Thorp Professor of Sociology and American Studies, Princeton University)