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Mitchell Duneier

Mitchell Duneier is an American sociologist currently Professor of Sociology at Princeton University and regular Visiting Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.[1]

Duneier earned his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1992. His first book, "Slim's Table: Race, Respectability, and Masculinity" won the 1994 American Sociological Association's award for Distinguished Scholarly Publication. He is also the author of "Sidewalk" (1999), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the C. Wright Mills Award.

Professor Duneier taught at the University of California-Santa Barbara, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the City University of New York (where he regularly teaches in a visiting capacity) before joining the Princeton faculty. He served on the original advisory board for Public Radio International's "This American Life.

Selected publications

  • 2006. "Ethnography, the Ecological Fallacy, and the 1995 Chicago Heat Wave," American Sociological Review 71.
  • 2006. "Voices from the Sidewalk: Ethnography and Writing Race (in conversation with Les Back)," Ethnic and Racial Studies 29.
  • 2006. "Sur la négligence théorique et autres écueils de l’ethnographie," Revue française de sociologie 1.
  • 1999. (with Harvey Molotch). "Talking City Trouble: Interactional Vandalism, Social Inequality, and the 'Urban Interaction Problem,'" American Journal of Sociology 104(5).
  • 1999. Sidewalk, Farrar Straus and Giroux, ISBN 978-0-374-52725-9
  • 1992. Slim’s Table: Race, Respectability, and Masculinity, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0-226-17030-5


  1. ^ Princeton University Department of Sociology
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