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Martin K. Whyte

Martin K. Whyte

John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Sociology, Emeritus
Asia Scholar, University of Melbourne, 2017-2019

Research Interests: Comparative sociology; comparative family systems and family change; the American family; gender roles in comparative context; inequality and stratification; bureaucracy; sociology of China; development.... Read more about Martin K. Whyte

406 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9853
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.
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520 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3707
Michele Lamont

Michèle Lamont

Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies
Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies
Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

Research Interests: Cultural sociology; inequality; race and immigration; comparative sociology; the sociology of knowledge; contemporary sociological theory.

On Sabbatical for AY 2019-2020

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510 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-0645

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