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Richard Breen

ISPS 
Faculty Fellow

Richard Breen

Title 
William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology

William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology and Director, Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE). I joined the Yale Sociology faculty in January 2007. I was previously an Official Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, where I am still a Senior Research Fellow. I am a Fellow of the British Academy, a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a member of Academia Europaea. My research interests are social stratification and inequality, quantitative methods, and the application of formal models in the social sciences.

Curriculum Vitae

Discipline 
Sociology