Alice Goffman

Alice Goffman


Soc 134 American Racial & Ethnic Minorities (Honors): The Ghetto
Soc 210 Special Edition: The Future of Social Life
Soc 955 Ethnographic Writing
Soc 955 Ethnography

Assistant Professor of Sociology
8111 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-7315
Office Hours: M 10-12 and by appt (Spr'14)

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:
On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. University of Chicago Press, 2014
- Editorial in Chronicle of Higher Education
- Review in Publishers Weekly
- Excerpt in Harper's Magazine
- Editorial in Princeton Alumni Weekly

"On The Run: Wanted Men in a Philadelphia Ghetto" American Sociological Review 74/2 (2009): 339-357.

Detroit Research in the News:
"Is Poverty a Kind of Robbery?" by Thomas B. Edsall New York Times

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