John Goldthorpe#

John Goldthorpe
Email:john.goldthorpe 'at'
Membership Number:152
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008- Visiting Professorial Fellow, Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education, London
  • 2004-8 Research Associate, Department of Sociology, Oxford University
  • 2003-5 Visiting Professor, Department of Sociology, Cornell University
  • 2003- Nuffield College, Oxford, Emeritus Fellow
  • 1969- 2002 Nuffield College, Oxford, Official Fellow
  • 1961-1969: University of Cambridge, Assistant Lecturer and then Lecturer, Faculty of Economics and Politics
  • 1960-1969: King's College, Cambridge, Fellow
  • 1957-1960: University of Leicester, Junior Research Fellow and Assistant Lecturer, Department of Sociology.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Social stratification
  • Social mobility, especially the role of education
  • Integration of sociological research and theory

Honours and Awards
  • 1956: Pollard Prize for work in the sources of English history, University College London
  • 1979: Fuller Bequest Lecturer, University of Essex
  • 1984: Fellow of the British Academy
  • 1984: Helsinki University Medal
  • 1988: Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1989: Marshall Memorial Lecturer, University of Southampton
  • 1990: Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, University of Stockholm
  • 1993: Vilhelm Aubert Memorial Lecturer, University of Oslo
  • 1998: Geary Memorial Lecturer, Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin
  • 2001: Maxwell Cummings Lecturer, McGill University, Montreal
  • 2001: Foreign Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2002: Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to the advancemen of the social sciences.
  • 2003 European Academy of Sociology, Annual Lecture, Paris

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