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Thomas Volscho

Associate Professor

Academic Interests: Economic Inequality, Political Sociology, Racism, ‘Race’, and Ethnic Relations


Ph.D. University of Connecticut

M.A., University of Connecticut

B.S. University of Connecticut

Scholarship and Publications

Volscho, Thomas. 2017. "The Revenge of the Capitalist Class: Crisis,  the Legitimacy of Capitalism and the Restoration of Finance from the 1970s to Present." Critical Sociology 43: 249-66.
Enns, Peter, Nathan Kelly, Jana Morgan, Thomas Volscho, and Christopher Witko. 2014. “Conditional Status Quo Bias and Top    Income Shares: How U.S. Political Institutions have Benefited   the Rich.” Journal of Politics 76: 1-15 (lead article).
Volscho, Thomas W. and Nathan J. Kelly. 2012.  “The Rise of the Super-Rich: Power Resources, Taxes, Financial Markets, and the Dynamics of the Top 1 Percent, 1949-2008.” American Sociological Review 77: 679-99. (lead article)


Contact Information

Office: Building 4S Room 236