Devah Pager (1972-2018)

Devah Pager (1972-2018)

Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
In Memoriam
Devah Pager

We mourn the loss of Devah Pager, who served as Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy and as Chair of Harvard's Joint PhD Programs in Social Policy until her death on November 2, 2018. We remember Devah with deep appreciation for the remarkable community she fostered.

Learn more about Devah's seminal work as a scholar in The New York Times obituary.

Research interests: Institutions affecting racial stratification, including education, labor markets, and the criminal justice system. Inequality, race, discrimination, punishment.


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