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Urban Sociology Scholar to Speak at Fordham

Contact: Patrick Verel
(212) 636-7790
verel@fordham.edu


To celebrate the launch of a new master’s program in urban studies, Fordham will welcome eminent sociologist Douglas S. Massey, Ph.D., to speak at the Rose Hill campus on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton, will present “The Changing Bases of American Segregation.”

2:30 p.m.
Flom Auditorium
William D. Walsh Family Library

A reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. on the first floor of the library.

A member of the Princeton faculty since 2003 and a fluent Spanish speaker, Massey is one of the world’s top scholars of urban sociology and demography, as well as Mexican immigration.

Massey co-authored Segregation and the Making of the Underclass (Harvard University Press, 1998), and is a past president of the Population Association of America, the American Sociological Association and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

His appearance is sponsored by the Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Departments of Sociology and Urban Studies. For more information, contact Emily Rosenbaum at (718) 817-3858.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 14,700 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in Westchester, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.
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