Mario Luis Small

Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Mario L. Small, Ph.D., Grafstein Family Professor at Harvard University, is the author of numerous award-winning books and articles on networks, poverty, organizations, culture, methods, neighborhoods, institutions, and other topics.  His latest book, to be published fall 2017, is Someone To Talk To (Oxford).  A study of how people decide whom to approach when seeking support, the book is an inquiry into human nature, a critique of network analysis, and a discourse on the role of qualitative research in the big-data era.