Douglas Massey

Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs

Princeton University

Douglas S. Massey is currently a professor of Sociology at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and is an adjunct professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Massey specializes in the sociology of immigration, and has written on the effect of residential segregation on the black underclass in the United States. Before coming to Princeton, he served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago.  Together with Jorge Durand he directs the Mexican Migration Project and the Latin American Migration Project to generate high quality public use data on documented and undocumented migration from Latin America.  He is Past-President of the Population Association of America and the American Sociological Association and current President of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.