June 05, 2018

Shamus Khan awarded the 2018 Hans L. Zetterberg Prize

Professor Shamus Khan at Columbia University is awarded the prize for his outstanding contributions to the study of elites. By turning our gaze towards the elite, Khan refers to classic sociology as well as contributes to the reinvigoration of research on stratification and inequality. Khan shows how the US elite functions, how it reproduces, and its role in modern society. Elite education has been central in his works.