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Mitchell Duneier

Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology

Position: Executive Committee Member


Office: 155 Wallace Hall

Phone: 609-258-8040


Mitchell Duneier (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is Maurice P. During Professor of Sociology and author of Slim’s Table, Sidewalk, Introduction to Sociology (with Giddens et. al., Ninth Edition, 2012), and the forthcoming Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, The History of an Idea.  A graduate of the University of Chicago, he works in the traditions of urban ethnography that began there in the 1920s. Recent graduate seminars include “Ethnography and Public Policy,” “The Chicago School,” and “Ethnographic Methods.” Undergraduate courses include “Introduction to Sociology,” “The Ghetto,” and “Sociology from E-Street: Bruce Springsteen’s America.”