Ellen Berrey

Assistant Professor

Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University

Research interests: Race, diversity, culture, inequality, law and organizations, cities, qualitative methods

Recent Courses:

SOC 315: Sociology of City Life

SOC 341: Environment & Society

SOC 446: Environmental Sociology

SOC 556: Race & Racism (graduate)

SOC 531: Qualitative Methods (graduate)

Bio: Ellen Berrey is an assistant professor of sociology at UB and an affiliated scholar of the American Bar Foundation. Her research examines the cultural dimensions of inequality, with a focus on the relationship between discourse, law, and race. She applies this perspective to a variety of topics—from the organizational push for “diversity” to employment discrimination to university admissions—using qualitative methods and multiple cases.


For her CV and more, please visit her website.