Silver Professor; Professor of Sociology; and Department Chair
Ph.D. 1974 (Sociology), Johns Hopkins University.
Puck Building, Room 4104, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012
Areas of Research/Interest:
Basic sociobehavioral theory; distributive justice; status; international migration; inequality and stratification; probability distributions; mathematical methods for theoretical analysis; factorial survey methods for empirical analysis.
U.S. Census Scientific Advisory Committee (Chair); Scientific Advisory Board, DIW Berlin (Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung-- German Institute for Economic Research); SOEP Survey Committee, DIW Berlin; Academic Advisory Council, Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences, Humboldt University.
Research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation; Keynotes and distinguished lectures at NIH, NSF, EQUALSOC, University of Notre Dame, Knight Center for Specialized Journalism at the University of Maryland, Research Data Centres Network of Canada, Oldendorff Institute at Tilburg University, Swedish Sociological Society, Canadian Population Society, International Society for Justice Research, Immigration and Ethnic History Society, School of Public Affairs at American University, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Norface Migration Workshop at the University of Mannheim, Annual Migration Meeting at Institut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA) Bonn, School of Social Work at the University of Michigan; Research Associate, Hobby Center for Public Policy, University of Houston; Research Fellow, IZA Bonn; Fellow, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality; Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; Elected member/fellow of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, the Sociological Research Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Winner of two best article awards.