Professor

Robert J. Sampson

Harvard University
Area
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specialty
Anthropology and Archaeology
Member Since
2005
Research interests center on crime, deviance, and stigmatization; the life course; neighborhood effects; and the sociology of the modern city. Current work in the area of neighborhood effects and urban sociology focuses on race/ethnicity and social mechanisms of ecological inequality, the subjective meanings of disorder, spatial dynamics, the comparative network structure of community influence, and collective civic engagement.
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