Dalton Conley

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1969 –

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Who is Dalton Conley?

Dalton Clark Conley is an American sociologist. He is University Professor and formerly served as the Dean for the Social Sciences and Chair of the Department of Sociology at New York University. He also holds appointments as an Adjunct Professor of Community Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and as Dean of Arts and Sciences for the University of the People. In 2005, Conley became the first sociologist to win the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman Award. He is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.

A graduate of New York City's prestigious math and science Stuyvesant H.S., he also graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Humanities, and from Columbia University with and an M.P.A. in Public Policy, and a Ph.D. in Sociology. He also holds an M.S. and M.Phil. in Biology from NYU.

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  • United States of America
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • Columbia University
  • University of California, Berkeley

on July 23, 2013


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