Quickfire Q&A with Saskia Sassen
by Saskia Sassen
May 16, 2018
Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and a Member of its Committee on Global Thought, which she chaired from 2009 till 2015. She is a student of cities, immigration, and states in the world economy, with inequality, gendering and digitization three key variables running though her work. Born in the Netherlands, she grew up in Argentina and Italy, studied in France, was raised in five languages, and began her professional life in the United States. She is the author of eight books and the editor or co-editor of three books. Together, her authored books are translated in over twenty languages.
frank had a brief rapidfire Q&A with Saskia at her home in New York City.
Below you'll find frank's questions in black, and Saskia's answers in white.