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.
Areas of Research/Interest:
Gender inequality; stratification; economy and society; theory; research Methods.
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.