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Ellis Monk, PhD

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

Ellis Monk is a professor of sociology at Harvard University. His academic interests span race/ethnicity, inequality, comparative sociology, health, sociology of the body, social psychology, cognition, and theory. His research, utilizing both quantitative and qualitative methods, focuses on the comparative examination of social inequality—especially with respect to race and ethnicity—in a global perspective. By deeply engaging with issues of measurement and methodology, Monk’s research examines the complex relationships between social categories and social inequality, and extends into topics such as social demography, health, aging, social psychology, sociology of the body, political sociology, and comparative/historical sociology.