Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel
by Michèle Lamont of Harvard University
Prof. Michèle Lamont. Photo: M. Lamont.
Michèle Lamont is Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies and the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies at Harvard University. She works as 108th President of the American Sociological Association in 2016-2017.
Lamont is a cultural and comparative sociologist and has authored a dozen books and edited volumes and published one hundred articles and chapters on a variety of topics including culture and inequality, racism and stigmatization, academia and knowledge sociology, social change and successful society, and qualitative methods.
She is currently working on a monograph titled Worthy. Recent publications include Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel (Princeton University Press, 2016) and a special issue of Social Science & Medicine on Mutuality, Health Promotion, and Collective Cultural Change.
Lamont is director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University and co-director of the Successful Societies Program for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.