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Salvatore Babones
Worked at The University of Sydney
Attended Johns Hopkins University
Lives in Sydney, Australia
About
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Senior lecturer in sociology and social policy at the University of Sydney and an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).
Introduction
Salvatore Babones (@sbabones) is a senior lecturer in sociology and social policy at the University of Sydney and an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He holds both a master's degree in statistics and a Ph.D. in sociology from the Johns Hopkins University. Before moving to Australia in 2008, he worked in financial risk management and taught sociology and statistics at several universities in the United States.
Bragging rights
Dr. Babones is the author or editor of four books and more than two dozen academic research articles. His academic research focuses on income inequality, economic development, and statistical methods for comparative social science research. He writes a weekly column for the Inequality.org website and contributes to progressive websites and newsletters across America.
Education
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Ph.D., Sociology, 2003
  • Johns Hopkins University
    MSE, Mathematical Sciences, 2002
  • University of Montevallo
    BS, Sociology, 1991
  • Sebring High School
    Diploma, 1987
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Sociologist and social policy commentator
Employment
  • The University of Sydney
    Senior Lecturer
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Currently
Sydney, Australia