Edward Ames Edmonds Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences
David Grusky is Edward Ames Edmonds Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, professor of sociology, senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, director of the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, and coeditor of Pathways Magazine. His research addresses the changing structure of late-industrial inequality and addresses such topics as the future of extreme inequality in the United States, recent trends in social mobility, the sources of gender inequality, the role of social classes and social closure in reducing opportunity, new ways to improve the country’s infrastructure for monitoring labor market outcomes, and bold new policies for reducing poverty and increasing mobility. He holds a B.A. from Reed College and an M.S. and Ph.d. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, all in sociology.