Stanford University

David Grusky is Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford, director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, and coeditor of Pathways Magazine and of Stanford’s Studies in Social Inequality Book  Series.  He is a fellow of the AAAS, recipient of the Max Weber Award for Distinguished Scholarship (American Sociological Association), 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.  His recent books include Social Stratification, Occupy the Future, The New Gilded Age, The Great Recession, The Inequality Reader, and The Inequality Puzzle.


Mon-Tue, September 14-15       Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio

Thur-Fri, September 17-18        Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts

Mon-Tue, October 12-13            University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Mon-Tue, November 2-3            Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia

Mon-Tue, December 7-8            Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Thur-Fri, January 28-29             University of Connecticut, Storrs

Mon-Tue, March 7-8                   Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas

Mon-Tue, April 11-12                  Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Wed-Thur, April 27-28                University of California, Los Angeles


Is There Anything Money Can't Buy?  The Commodification of the World and How It's Changing Poverty, Inequality, and Everything Else

The Death of the American Dream?

A Blueprint for Ending Poverty...Permanently


Love of learning is the guide of life.