Ellen Berrey

Assistant Professor






Education: Ph.D., Northwestern University

Research interests: Race, Culture, Inequality, Law and Organizations, Cities, Qualitative Methods

Recent Courses:

SOC 315: Sociology of City Life

SOC 446: Environmental Sociology

SOC 556: 21st Century Color Lines

SOC 556: Sociological Fieldwork

Bio: Ellen Berrey is an assistant professor of sociology at UB and an affiliated faculty 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 comparative cases.


For her CV and more, please visit her website.