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Fellow in Focus - Professor Shamus Khan

Monday, 18 June 2018, 1 – 2pm

Fellow in Focus - Professor Shamus Khan

On Monday the 18th of June, join Dr Daniel Faas, incoming convener of the Identities in Transformation Research Theme, for an informal conversation with Professor Shamus Khan on his current research including his work as co-Principle Investigator of SHIFT, a two-year study of sexual health and sexual violence at Columbia University.
Khan was also recently the recipient of the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize in Sociology from Uppsala University, “best sociologist under 40”.

Professor Khan is a visiting research fellow in the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute in conjunction with the Society of Fellows/Heyman Centre for the Humanities in Columbia University.

Please be aware that incidents of sexual violence may be discussed at this lecture.
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About Professor Shamus Khan
Professor Shamus Khan is chair of the sociology department at Columbia University.Khans works is primarily within the areas of cultural sociology and stratification, with a strong focus on elites.He is the author of Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School (Princeton 2011); The Practice of Research (Oxford 2013, with Dana Fisher), and is completing Exceptional: The Astors, Elite New York, and the Story of American Inequality (Princeton, forthcoming). With Dorian Warren, He is the director of a Russell Sage Foundation working group on “The Political Influence of Economic Elites;” and also serve as the principal investigator on a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation project using the New York Philharmonic archives to uncover the character of their subscribers from the 1870s-present. In addition to his primary focus, he also writes in the areas of gender theory, deliberative politics, and research methodology. He recently served as an opinion columnist for Time Magazine and continues to write about sociology in the popular press.

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Accessibility: Yes
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation
Event Category: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Careers, Exhibits, Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free (but registration is required)
Contact Name: Dr Sarah Kerr

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