Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen
  • Professor of Sociology
    Columbia University

PhD in Economics and Sociology, University of Notre Dame; Maîtrise de Philosophie, Université de Poitiers, France; Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard. Currently, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, and Co-Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University; Centennial Visiting Professor, London School of Economics. Consultant to the UN. Member: various research groups; Council on Foreign Relations. Visiting Fellow, American Bar Association. Author of: Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages; Guests and Aliens; The Global City; Cities in the World Economy; Cities and Their Cross-Border Networks; The Mobility of Labor and Capital; Immigrants and Refugees: A European Dilemma; Immigration Policy in a World Economy. Expertise: globalization, immigration, ethnicity, urban labour markets, economic restructuring.