Patrick Sharkey

Position
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs,
Role
The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Title
Formerly Chair of Sociology at New York University
Office Phone
Office
189 Wallace Hall
Degrees

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard

Bio/Description

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.

Selected Publications

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.