Some links to lines of research:

  1. income distribution
  2. globalization of production
  3. world city system
  4. status, subjective well-being, consumption

His research interests lie in the areas of social stratification, economic and political sociology, comparative and historical sociology, and international development. He is currently doing research on income distribution, the world city system, status, subjective well-being, and consumption, and the globalization of production. 

Research Interests:

  • social stratification; economic and political sociology; comparative and historical sociology; international development

Research Areas:

  • Social inequality
Asian Studies, Sociology
PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sociology, 1997
MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sociology, 1992
BA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Sociology, 1988