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David Grusky

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David Grusky

Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities
Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality
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David B. Grusky is Professor of Sociology at Stanford University, Director of the Center on Poverty & Inequality, and coeditor of Pathways Magazine and the Social Inequality Series. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, corecipient of the 2004 Max Weber Award, founder of the Cornell University Center for the Study of Inequality, and a former Presidential Young Investigator. His recent books are Inequality in the 21st Century (with Jasmine Hill, 2017), Social Stratification (with Kate Weisshaar, 2014), Occupy the Future (with Douglas McAdam, Robert Reich, and Debra Satz, 2012), The Great Recession (with Bruce Western & Chris Wimer, 2011), and The New Gilded Age (with Tamar Kricheli-Katz, 2011).