Mario Small will join the Sociology Department Faculty on July 1 as the Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology. Professor Small received his PhD in 2001 from our Department and has taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago, where he has recently been serving as the Dean of the Social Sciences. His research interests include urban poverty, inequality, culture, networks, case study methods and higher education. He is the author of many publications on these topics including the books, Villa Victoria: The Social Transformation of Social Capital in a Boston Barrio and Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life.
March 27, 2014