Patrick Sharkey

Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
Woodrow Wilson School
Phone: 
8-4742
Email Address: 
psharkey@princeton.edu
Office Location: 
126 Wallace Hall
Degrees: 

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard

Patrick Sharkey is Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard. Sharkey was formerly Chair of Sociology at New York University, served as Scientific Director at Crime Lab, New York, and is the founder of AmericanViolence.org.

Publications List: 

Sharkey, Patrick. 2018. Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence. New York: W.W. Norton.

Galster, George and Patrick Sharkey, editors. 2017. Spatial Foundations of Inequality. New York: RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. 

Sharkey, Patrick. 2013. Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.