The UCI Center for the Study of Democracy and Department of Sociology present the Robin M. Williams Jr. Lecture

“Gloom, Doom, & the Spectacular Rise in Inequality: Does the Economic Crisis Provide an Opportunity for Change?”
with David Grusky, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center of Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University; Coeditor of the Stanford University Press Social Inequality Series

Thursday, May 6, 2010
3:30-5:00 p.m.
UCI Student Center Pacific Ballroom B

David B. Grusky is a sociology professor at Stanford University, director of the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, coeditor of Pathways Magazine, and coeditor of the Stanford University Press Social Inequality Series. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recipient of the 2004 Max Weber Award, founder of the Cornell University Center for the Study of Inequality, and a former Presidential Young Investigator. His research takes on such questions as whether and why gender, racial, and class-based inequalities are growing stronger and how such differences are best measured. Grusky received his B.A. in sociology from Reed College in 1980, and both his M.S. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsion, Madison in 1983 and 1987, respectively. He has been a professor in Stanford's sociology department since 2004.

This event is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited; RSVPs are requested.  For further information or to RSVP, please email or call the Center for the

Study of Democracy, or 949-824-2904.

connect with us


© UC Irvine School of Social Sciences - 3151 Social Sciences Plaza, Irvine, CA 92697-5100 - 949.824.2766