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Robert Manduca

Assistant Professor, Urban and Community Sociology; Work, Economy, and Organizations; Inequalities and Stratification; Quantitative Approaches

Robert Manduca is an assistant professor in U-M’s Department of Sociology. His research asks why some people and some places are more economically prosperous than others. His recent work examines the role that national policy decisions play in determining the economic viability of cities and regions and the consequences of rising income inequality for social life in the United States. Prior to pursuing sociology, he was trained as an urban planner.

PhD, Harvard University; Master in City Planning, MIT.