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Saskia Sassen: Dressed in Wall Street suits & algorithmic math: assemblages of complex predatory formations

Sassen, Saskia (2019) Saskia Sassen: Dressed in Wall Street suits & algorithmic math: assemblages of complex predatory formations. In: Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD8) 2019 Symposium, Oct 13-15 2019, Chicago, USA.

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Abstract

ROBERT S. LYND PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND COMMITTEE ON GLOBAL THOUGHT
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and a Member of its Committee on Global Thought, which she chaired until 2015. She is a student of cities, immigration, and states in the world economy, with inequality, gendering, and digitization as three key variables running through her work. Born in the Netherlands, she grew up in Argentina and Italy, studied in France, was raised in five languages, and began her professional life in the United States. She is the author of eight books and the editor or co-editor of three books. Together, her authored books are translated into over twenty languages. She has received many awards and honors, among them multiple doctor honoris causa, the 2013 Principe de Asturias Prize in the Social Sciences, election to the Royal Academy of the Sciences of the Netherlands, and was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French government.

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Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2021 18:25
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URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/3267

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