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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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Cresa Pugh

Cresa Pugh

Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy

Research Interests: International peace and conflict, ethnic and religious minorities, social inequality, justice and punishment, globalization and transnationalism, migration and development, global human rights, collective memory and identity, political and cultural sociology, and qualitative research methods

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John M. Towey

John M. Towey

Doctoral Student in Sociology

Research Interests: Economic Sociology; Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility; Organizations, Occupations, and Work; Political Economy; Political Sociology; Quantitative Methods; Social Movements and Collective Behavior; Theory... Read more about John M. Towey

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