George Wilson

Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-6156
Locator Code:
2208

 
Career

Education

1995Ph.D. Sociology Johns Hopkins University
J.D. Law Rutgers University
Sociology Brown University
B.A. Sociology (Summa Cum Laude) SUNY Buffalo

Professional Experience

2011 - Professor, Department of Sociology
2014 - 2016Non–Resident Fellow, .E.B. Dubois Institute for African American and African Research, Harvard University
2014 - Resident Fellow, W.E.B. Dubois Institute for African American and African Research, Harvard University
2001 - 2011Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1996 - Faculty member, Programs in American Studies (Fall 1997-Spring 2005), African American Studies (Fall 1996-Fall 2007), Master in Liberal Arts Program (2009-present), and Judaic Studies (Fall 1999- present).
1995 - 2001Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Miami
1987 - 1988Civil Rights Attorney, Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Baltimore, Maryland
1986 - 1987Law Clerk, The Honorable Mary Ellen Talbot, Superior Court of the State of New Jersey
1992 - 1993Research Assistant to Dr. Karl Alexander, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
1989 - 1992Research Assistant to Dr. Harvey Brenner, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

Honors & Acknowledgements

Winner, University Excellence Award in Teaching, University of Miami, April 2000
(Highest Teaching Honor Bestowed by University of Miami).
Nominated for University Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Miami, 2006.
Nominated for University Excellence Award in Teaching, University of Miami, 2004.
Nominated for University Excellence Award in Teaching, University of Miami, 1998.
Nominated for Pan Hellenic Teaching Award, University of Miami November 1997.
Listed in Who's Who in American Teachers 2003, 2000, and 1998.

Conferences & Events

March 2018
“Occupational Mobility and Beliefs About the Inequality System | “Developments in Stratification Research” at the University of Haifa, Israel
(with Vincent Roscigno).
March, 2018
“Privatization in the Public Sector: U.S. and German Contexts | Annual Meetings of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, Louisiana
(with Vincent Roscigno and Carsten Sauer).
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Memberships

American Sociological Association
Southern Sociological Society
Social Stratification Research Committee of the International Sociological Association
Research

EDITORIAL BOARDS

  • Co-Editor Social Currents, 2018-2021 

    Deputy Editor, Social Currents, 2015 - present

  • Editorial Board, Research in the Sociology of Work, 2015 - present

  • Editorial Board, Sage Open Review, 2015 - present

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Inequality, Labor Market

Publications

Carsten Sauer, Peter Valet, Vincent Roscigno and George Wilson "Neoliberalism’s Public Sector Impact: the U.S. and Germany Compared." In Rachel Dwyer, Ed. Oxford Handbook of Job Quality (New York, Oxford University Press. ).


Maume, David, Matthew, Maliq and George Wilson "Minority Threat, Worker Power and Discriminatory Complaints: State Level Effects on Racial Income Inequality Among Men" Social Currents