Distinguished Professor Named
Robin Stryker

Robin Stryker was named a Distinguished Professor of Sociology by the Purdue University Board of Trustees on February 8, 2019

Dr. Stryker is an award- winning, internationallyn renowned scholar in the fields of sociology of law, political sociology and comparative and historical sociology, with emphasis on voting rights, equal employment opportunity, fair housing and global human rights. She received a Jean Monnet Fellowship in 2001, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008 and a Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences Fellowship at Stanford University in 2016, three of the most prestigious awards for social science scholars. Her work is regularly published in her field’s top peer-reviewed journals.

Born and raised in Bloomington, Robin returned to her home state last year to join the Purdue faculty. Throughout her academic career, Robin has distinguished herself as a multidisciplinary educator, widely published author who has served on numerous editorial and advisory boards, and prolific researcher whose work has been recognized across the globe.

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