FORA.tv Speaker - Deborah Davis
Deborah S. Davis is Professor of Sociology at Yale University specializing in the study of contemporary Chinese society. Using materials from fieldwork in China, she is currently completing two research projects, one focused on the social and political consequences of privatizing urban housing and one on poverty, wealth, and social stratification.
Davis is currently a member of the National Committee on US China Relations and in 2004 helped launch the Yale China Health Journal. At Yale she has served as Director of Academic Programs at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, Chair of the Department of Sociology, Chair of the Council of East Asian Studies, and Director of Graduate Studies in both East Asian Studies and Sociology.
She received a MA in East Asian Studies from Harvard and a Ph.D. in sociology from Boston University.
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