National & International Affiliates

Sudhir A. Venkatesh's picture
Facebook Research
UX Researcher on Protect and Care
social organization of urban poverty neighborhoods, underground economies, street gangs
Kim Voss's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Sociology; Associate Dean, Graduate Division
labor studies, work, social movements, comparative-historical sociology
Loic Wacquant's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Professor of Sociology; Research Associate, Earl Warren Legal Institute; Researcher, Centre de sociologie europeenne (Paris)
incarnation, the penal state, race as a principle of social vision and division, comparative urban inequality and marginality, extreme social systems
Romain Wacziarg's picture
University of California, Los Angeles
Professor of Economics; Hans Hufschmid Chair in Management
international economic integration and international political economy, causes and consequences of increasing economic integration, economic and political structure
Roger Waldinger's picture
University of California, Los Angeles
Distinguished Professor of Sociology; Director of the UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration
international migration to the US, race and ethnicity
James R. Walker's picture
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor of Economics
economics perspectives on family and migration, labor supply, teen fertility trends, fertility expectations over the life cycle
Dorian T. Warren's picture
Columbia University
Fellow, Roosevelt Institute; Board Chair of the Center for Community Change; Host and Executive Producer of “Nerding Out”, MSNBC; Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs
race and ethnic politics, labor politics, urban politics, social movements and social science methodology
Mary C. Waters's picture
Harvard University
John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology
immigration, inter-group relations, the formation of racial and ethnic identity among the children of immigrants, the challenges of measuring race and ethnicity
Kim Weeden's picture
Cornell University
Chair of the Department of Sociology; Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 Professor of the Social Sciences; Director of the Center for the Study of Inequality; Keeton House Faculty Fellow
gender, labor markets, work and occupations
Amy Stuart Wells's picture
Teachers College
Professor of Sociology and Education
educational policy, race and education, charter schools, school desegregation., school choice policy.
Cornel West's picture
Harvard University
Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy, Harvard Divinity School, Department of African and African-American Studies; Class of 1943 University Professor in the Center for African American Studies Emeritus, Princeton University; Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary
race, philosophy of religion, cultural criticism
Bruce Western's picture
Harvard University
Professor of Sociology; Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Professor of Criminal Justice Policy; Director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy; Faculty Chair, Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
labor markets, stratification, incarceration and inequality, demographic methods
Mark Western's picture
The University of Queensland
Professor of Sociology; Director of the Institute for Social Science Research; Chief Investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Children and Families Over the Life Course
postindustrial inequalities, values and identities in postmodernity
Laura Wheaton's picture
Urban Institute
Senior Fellow
poverty measurement, supplemental nutrition assistance program
Caroline Whistler's picture
Third Sector Capital Partners
President and Co-Founder
Joy Ann Williamson's picture
University of Washington, College of Education
Professor, History of Education; Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
race, ideology, race- and class-based educational policy changes since 1950s, university campus movements
William Julius Wilson's picture
Harvard University
Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor; Director, Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
welfare, youth achievement and inner city kids, urban poverty and family life.
Ann Dryden Witte's picture
Wellesley College
Professor Emerita of Economics
financial education and the analysis of programs designed to improve the well-being of low-income families with children
Justin Wolfers's picture
University of Michigan
Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Economics; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA);; Research Affiliate, Centre for Economic Policy Research in London; International Research Fellow, Kiel Institute for the World Economy; Fellow, CESifo; Member, Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers
labor, macro, political economy, economics of the family, social policy, law and economics, public economics and behavioral economics
Edward Nathan Wolff's picture
New York University
Professor of Economics, Research Associate, NBER
trends in living standard in US, effect of retirement wealth, retirement insecurity