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Robert Max Jackson

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D. 1981 (Sociology), M.A. 1974 (Sociology), University of California, Berkeley; B.A. 1971 (Psychology and Sociology), University of Michigan.

Office Address: 

Puck Building, Room 4140, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

Office Hours: 

On Leave. Available via Skype.


(212) 998-8352

Personal Homepage:

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Gender inequality; stratification; economy and society; theory; research Methods.

Research Description: 

Mature project: continuing theoretical and historical work on gender inequality. Developing project: investigating intergenerational income and wealth inequality using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, focusing on racial inequality with some work on gender inequality, building mobility models and using them to show how much economic inequality has declined and would decline under varied conditions.

Updated on 05/31/2016