Shamus Khan Examines the Role Elites Play in Inequality

Oct. 25, 2021

Shamus Khan’s (faculty fellow; sociology) research unveils the effects of culture, gender, and advantage. Almost 20 years ago, Professor Shamus Khan spent a year living at St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire to conduct a sociological study that he hoped would shed light on the dynamics of inequality. “To look at inequality, we almost exclusively write about the poor,” he says. “We almost never write about the other side of the relationship.” 

Read the full article in the Princeton Alumni Weekly