Alice Goffman

Alice Goffman

Assistant Professor of Sociology
3456 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 263-1612
Office Hours: On leave at IAS thru Sept '15

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For press inquiries, please contact James Meader with a cc to Isabella Alimonti at Picador:,

To learn more about ethnography at UW Madison, please visit the WISCER site

Selected Publications:
On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, Picador, 2014

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Ph.D., Princeton, 2010

Departmental Areas of Interest:
Communities and Urban Sociology
Race and Ethnic Studies
Deviance, Law, and Social Control
Qualitative Methods
Social Psychology and Microsociology
General Social Theory

Institute for Research on Poverty