Alice Goffman

Assistant Professor of Sociology

(608) 263-1612

3456 Sewell Social Sciences

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Curriculum Vitae

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Ph.D., Princeton, 2010

Departmental Areas of Interest:

Communities and Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Psychology and Microsociology, General Social Theory, Qualitative Methods,  Deviance, Law, and Social Control

Other Campus Affiliations:

Institute for Research on Poverty

Selected Publications:

Goffman, Alice. 2015. On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City. New York: Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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