RSF Authors and Former Visiting Scholars Receive 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships

April 16, 2019

RSF author Suzanne Mettler (Cornell University) and former RSF visiting scholars Constance Allen Nathanson (Columbia University) and Lincoln Quillian (Northwestern University) have been awarded John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships. Guggenheim Fellows are appointed annually in a number of scholarly disciplines. Mettler has been awarded a fellowship in political science, and Nathanson and Quillian have been awarded fellowships in sociology.

Mettler is the author of the RSF book The Government-Citizen Disconnect (2018), which examines the gulf between people’s negative perceptions of government and the actual role it plays in their lives.  She is also co-editor (with Joe Soss and Jacob S. Hacker) of the RSF book Remaking America: Democracy and Public Policy in an Age of Inequality (2007).  Nathanson was an RSF visiting scholar in 1998-1999, and is the author of the RSF book Disease Prevention as Social Change: The State, Society, and Public Health in the United States, France, Great Britain, and Canada (2007). Quillian was an RSF visiting scholar in 2012-2013 and conducted an examination of the causes of racial and ethnic residential segregation in the U.S.  He is also the recipient of several grants from the foundation and is a contributor the RSF book The Colors of Poverty: Why Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist (2008).

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