Robert Manduca
Robert Manduca

Assistant Professor of Sociology

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Robert Manduca is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Michigan. His research explores the drivers of interregional inequality in the United States, asking why some cities and regions are more economically prosperous than others and how local economic conditions impact residents’ lives. Another line of work examines the consequences of rising income inequality for intergenerational mobility and other social outcomes. Manduca received his Ph.D. in sociology and social policy from Harvard University and his M.A. in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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