Awardee | Patrick Sharkey (Ph.D. '07)
Patrick Sharkey has won the 2015 William Julius Wilson Early Career Award given by the American Sociological Association's Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility. The award is conferred annually to a scholar who has made major contributions early in his or her career, having completed the degree within the past ten years.
Sharkey earned his Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard in 2007. He is now Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University and the author of Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality (University of Chicago Press).