Faculty

Christina Ciocca Eller

Christina Ciocca Eller

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies

On Leave for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Research Interests: Social inequality / stratification, Organizations, Education, Race/Ethnicity, Culture, Urban Sociology, Mixed Methods Research.... Read more about Christina Ciocca Eller

648 William James Hall
Harvard Sociology Department
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-384-0119
Christina Cross

Christina Cross

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology (2019-2022)
Lecturer on Sociology (2019-22)
Assistant Professor of Sociology (effective July 2022)

Research interests: Families and children, race/ethnicity, social inequality, social demography, education.... Read more about Christina Cross

644 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
p: 617-384-0117
Michele Lamont

Michèle Lamont

Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies
Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies
Director of Graduate Studies

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

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

Ya-Wen Lei

Associate Professor of Sociology

On Leave for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Research interests:  Political sociology, law and society, economic sociology, sociology of media and information technologies, sociology of work, labor and labor movements, science and technology studies, development, and Chinese studies

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436 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5160
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