Jeff Manza

Professor of Sociology, Social Science

Affiliation: NYU New York


B.A., Ph.D. University of California (Berkeley)

Jeff Manza’s research is in the areas of social inequality, political sociology, and public opinion, and he teaches courses on each of these topics with an eye towards understanding how social and economic inequalities influence politics in the United States and in other democratic countries. Most recently, he is the co-author (with Christopher Uggen) of Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2006), and (with Clem Brooks) Why Welfare States Persist (University of Chicago Press, 2007).