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Robert J. Sampson is currently the Chairman of the Department of Sociology and Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, where he was appointed in 2003. Before that he taught for twelve years in the Department of Sociology at the University of Chicago and seven years at the University of Illinois. Sampson was also a Senior Research Fellow at the American Bar Foundation from 1994-2002, and in the 1997-98 and 2002-03 academic years he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California. In 2005 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Sampson’s research interests center on crime, deviance, and stigmatization; the life course; neighborhood effects; and the sociology of the modern city. In the area of neighborhood effects and urban sociology his current work is focusing on race/ethnicity and social mechanisms of ecological inequality, the subjective meanings of disorder, spatial dynamics, the comparative network structure of community influence, collective civic engagement, and other topics linked to the general idea of community-level social processes. Much of this work stems from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN), for which Sampson serves as Scientific Director. Some representative publications from the Chicago Project and also the Life Course Project are available for downloading as listed below, by topic. Others are available on request.
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