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John Robinson

Assistant Professor of Sociology
PhD, Northwestern University
research interests:
  • Urban Studies
  • Economic Sociology
  • Political Sociology
  • Law and Society
  • Social Policy

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
  • CB 1112
  • One Brookings Dr.
  • St. Louis, MO 63130

John Robinson's work examines how macro-economic changes have redefined politics of race, poverty and neighborhood inequality within and around American cities. 

Professor Robinson's work has been supported by the Ford Foundation, the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, the Paris Institute for Political Studies, and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. His current projects include a mixed-methods study of the "affordable housing" industry in the US.

For more information, visit John Robinson's department profile