Michele Lamont, PhD

Michele Lamont, PhD

Author/ Professor at Harvard University

Michèle Lamont is a distinguished Canadian sociologist and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University, where she also holds professorships in Sociology and African American Studies. Her research spans culture, inequality, racism, anti-racism, the sociology of morality, evaluation, higher education, and cultural and social change. Lamont is the recipient of prestigious awards such as the Gutenberg Award and the Erasmus Award for her devoted contribution to social science research on the relationship between knowledge, power, and diversity. Her academic excellence has been recognized with honorary degrees from five countries, and she has been elected to the British Academy, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Sociological Research Association. She also served as president of the American Sociological Association from 2016 to 2017, further solidifying her status as a leading figure in the field of sociology.


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Bridging Divides: Michele Lamont's Vision for a More Inclusive Society | Ep. 060
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Bridging Divides: Michele Lamont's Vision for a More Inclusive Society | Ep. 060

In this thought-provoking episode of The MindHack Podcast, we're joined by renowned Harvard sociologist and author Michèle Lamont to explore her groundbreaking work on social inclusion, recognition, and dignity. Michèle shares insights from her latest book, "Seeing Others: How Recogni...