Faculty

Michèle Lamont

Michèle Lamont

Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies
Robert I. Goldman Professor of European 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
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. Read more about Orlando Patterson

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