2013-2014 Fellows

Thematic Fellows

The theme for our fifth year, 2013-2014, devised in consultation between Professors J.H.H. Weiler, Vicki Been and Ingrid Gould Ellen is Racial, Ethnic and Economic Segregation.

Roger Andersson

Professor in Social and Economic Geography in the Institute for Housing and Urban research (IBF) at Uppsala University, Sweden.


The Dynamics and Effects of Residential Segregation

Leah Platt Boustan

Associate Professor of Economics at UCLA and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.


Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets over the Twentieth Century  

Camille Z. Charles

Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies and Education, Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, and Director of the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.


Black Diversity at Selective Colleges and Universities; Racial Inequality in Philadelphia

Charles Clotfelter

Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University, where he has taught since 1979. 


Scholastic Segregation in the Age of Meritocracy

Jennifer Hochschild

Hochschild holds lectureships in the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Graduate School of Education.  In 2011, she held the John R. Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.


Class and Group: Political Implications of the Changing American Racial and Ethnic Order

Jerry Kang

Professor of Law and Asian American Studies (by courtesy) at UCLA. He is also the inaugural Korea Times -- Hankook Ilbo Chair in Korean American Studies.


Minding Race

Desmond King

Holds the Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government at the University of Oxford since 2002 where is also a Fellow of Nuffield College. 


The American State, Executive Politics and Racial Inequality since 1940

Mary Pattillo

Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University.


Behind Choice: Exploring What People Want Out of Their Neighborhoods and Schools

Robert Sampson

Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and Director of the Social Sciences Program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.


Mixed-Income Neighborhoods and Mechanisms of Residential Integration

Patrick Sharkey

Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University, with an affiliation at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.


Growing up in a less violent nation: The implications of the crime decline for childhood inequality

At-Large Fellows

Steven Aschheim

Emeritus Professor of History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem where he taught Cultural and Intellectual History in the Department of History since 1982 and held the Vigevani Chair of European Studies.


Varieties of Empathic Experience

Christopher McCrudden

Professor of Human Rights and Equality Law, Queen’s University Belfast, and William W. Cook Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan Law School. 


An Integrated Theory of Comparative Human Rights Law

Wojciech Sadurski

Challis Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Sydney and Professor of the Centre for Europe at Warsaw University. 


Public Reason in Constitutional Law and Political Philosophy

Jonathan Yovel

Professor of law and humanities at the University of Haifa, Israel.


The Languages of Justice