Patrick Sharkey

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Patrick Sharkey
Bornc. 1977 (age 42–43)
Alma materBrown University (BA, 2000); Harvard University (PhD, 2007)
AwardsAmerican Sociological Association Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section William Julius Wilson Early Career Award 2015; American Sociological Association Population Section Otis Dudley Duncan Book Award 2014; Eastern Sociological Society Mirra Komarovsky Book Award 2013; The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) in Sociology and Social Work 2013.
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorsRobert J. Sampson (chair), William Julius Wilson and Christopher Winship

Patrick Sharkey (born c. 1977) is an American sociologist and criminologist who is currently Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.[1] He was formerly Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at New York University,[2] with an affiliation at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.[3]

Work[edit]

Sharkey studies neighborhood effects, crime, and violence in the United States.

Sharkey is the author of Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, The Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence,[4] published in 2018 by W.W. Norton. The book focuses on how the decline of violent crime has affected urban life and urban inequality in America. His first book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality, was published in 2013 by the University of Chicago Press.[5]

Sharkey is the Scientific Director for Crime Lab New York City.[6] He was previously the Director for the Institute for Human Development and Social Change at New York University,[7] a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program Postdoctoral Scholar at Columbia University from 2007-2009,[8] and a Research Assistant at the Urban Institute[9] in Washington D.C. Labor and Social Policy Center from 2000-2002.

Awards[edit]

Sharkey received the William Julius Wilson Early Career Award[10] given by the Inequality, Poverty and Mobility Section of the American Sociological Association in 2015. In 2010, he received the Roger Gould Prize[11] given by the American Journal of Sociology for the best article published in 2008/2009,[12] and was co-winner of the best article in urban sociology published in 2008/2009[13] Jane Addams Award[14] given by the ASA Community and Urban Sociology Section.

Sharkey's first book received the Mirra Komarovsky Award[15] for the best book of the year from the Eastern Sociological Society, the Otis Dudley Duncan Award[16] from the Population Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA), and The American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award)[17] in Sociology and Social Work.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Sharkey". Princeton University Department of Sociology. Retrieved 18 June 2020.
  2. ^ Sharkey, Patrick. "NYU Dept of Sociology". NYU Dept of Sociology.
  3. ^ Sharkey, Patrick. "NYU Wagner".
  4. ^ "Patrick Sharkey".
  5. ^ Sharkey, Patrick (2013). Stuck in Place Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226924267.
  6. ^ "University of Chicago". Crime Lab NYC.
  7. ^ "Steinhardt". The Institute for Education and Social Policy.
  8. ^ Sharkey, Pat. "RWJF Health and Society Scholar". Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar.
  9. ^ "Urban Institute". Urban Institute.
  10. ^ "William Julius Wilson Award". American Sociological Association.
  11. ^ "Gould Prize". American Journal of Sociology. Archived from the original on 2012-05-03. Retrieved 2015-06-17.
  12. ^ Sharkey, Patrick (2010). "The Intergenerational Transmission of Context". American Journal of Sociology. 113 (2008): 931–969.
  13. ^ Sharkey, Patrick (2010). "The Intergenerational Transmission of Context". American Journal of Sociology. 113 (2008): 931–969.
  14. ^ "Community and Urban Sociology Section Jane Addam's Award". American Sociological Association.
  15. ^ "Komarovsky Book Award". Eastern Sociological Society.
  16. ^ "Sociology of Population". ASA.
  17. ^ "The PROSE Awards". American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence.