Patrick Sharkey

Patrick Sharkey

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2007.
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University.
Patrick Sharkey

Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Columbia University, 2007-2009.

Uneasy Peace, by Patrick SharkeyPatrick Sharkey's second book,Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence, has been published by W.W. Norton (2018).

Winner of the William Julius Wilson Early Career Award, Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section of the American Sociological Association, 2015.

Straus Fellow, Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice, NYU School of Law, 2013-2014.

Stuck in PlacePatrick Sharkey's first book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality, has been published by the University of Chicago Press (2013).

Winner of the Robert E. Park Book Award, Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, 2015.

Winner of the Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award, Population Section of the American Sociological Association, 2014.

Winner of the Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2013.

Winner of The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Sociology and Social Work, 2013.

Patrick Sharkey has been named one of four new William T. Grant Scholars, 2010-2015. The program identifies and supports promising early-career researchers in the behavioral and social sciences with five-year research awards.

Winner of the Roger Gould Prize for berst article ("The Intergenerational Transmission of Context") published in the American Journal of Sociology, 2010.

Co-winner of the Jane Addams Award for best article ("The Intergenerational Transmission of Context") published in urban sociology, Communithy and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association, 2010.


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