Latin America and Caribbean

Orlando Patterson

Orlando Patterson

John Cowles Professor of Sociology

Research Interests: The culture and practice of freedom; the comparative study of slavery and ethno-racial relations; the sociology of underdevelopment with special reference to the Caribbean; the problems of gender and familial relations in the black societies of the Americas; the ways that cultural processes relate to poverty and other social outcomes.

520 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3707
Jessica Tollette

Jessica Tollette

Doctoral Student in Sociology

Research Interests: Race; ethnicity; migration; immigration policy; immigrant incorporation; intergroup relations; qualitative methods

536 William James Hall