Professor Richard Breen FBA

Sociology

Elected 1999

UK Fellow
1999
Sociology

Richard Breen is Professor of Sociology at Oxford University and a Fellow of Nuffield College. He was previously William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Sociology Department, at Yale. He is a Fellow of the Royal Irish Academy (elected 1998), a Member of Academia Europaea (2002), and a Fellow the European Academy of Sociology (2015). His research interests are social stratification and inequality, the application of formal models in the social sciences, and quantitative methods.

Current post

Professor of Sociology and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford

Past appointments

Nuffield College University of Oxford Professor of Sociology and Fellow

Jun 2015 -

Yale University Professor of Sociology

Jan 2007 -

Yale University Professor, Sociology Department

Jan 2007 -

Nuffield College University of Oxford Official Fellow

Jan 2001 - Jan 2006

European University Institute, Florence Professor of Sociology

Jan 1997 - Jan 2001

Queen's University Belfast Professor of Sociology

Jan 1991 - Jan 1997

Publications

Counterfactual Causal Analysis and Non-Linear Probability Models (with Kristian Bernt Karlson) in Stephen L. Morgan (ed.) Handbook of Causal Analysis for Social Research, Springer 2013

Heterogeneous Causal Effects and Sample Selection Bias (with Seongsoo Choi and Anders Holm), Sociological Science 2015

Income Inequality and Education (with Inkwan Chung)

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