Jessica Welburn Paige

Jessica Welburn Paige

PhD in Sociology, 2011.
Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, University of Iowa.

Jessica Welburn Paige is currently working on a book tentatively titled Keep on Pushin’  that uses in-depth interviews and ethnographic observations to explore how working class and middle class African Americans in Detroit, MI navigate the city’s crumbling infrastructure.

Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation Fellow, The Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies, Harvard University, 2018.

Co-author of Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel, by Michèle Lamont, Graziela Silva, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrahi, Hannah Herzog and Elisa Reis, Princeton University Press (2016).

President's Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan, 2012-2014.

Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan, 2011-2012.