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Beth Redbird

Northwestern University

Department of Sociology

1810 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL  60208




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news: Pursuing new viewpoints in the study of inequality

IPR Faculty Spotlight: <<Read It>> How do political elites speak to people about political and economic policy? There is often a vast economic divide between those elites and their voters, yet Redbird argues that a “conversation” takes place between them nonetheless. Her newest research project thoroughly examines this conversation, in […]

news: IPR Welcomes Eight New Fellows

This September, IPR will welcome eight new fellows, one of its biggest incoming faculty cohorts ever. With research interests ranging from the economics and politics of developing countries to identity development and social inequality, these eight experts represent five disciplines, with six housed in Northwestern’s Weinberg College of Arts and […]

news: New faculty unpack Indigenous issues, both past and present

“Northwestern has the resources, the cultural structure and the ability to be a leader in the way universities interact with Native Americans and Native issues,” sociology professor Beth Redbird says. “And I’ve been really pleased with the way Northwestern has embraced Native studies.” Read Fully Story