• 1076 Citations

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Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 1997

Sociology, MA, The University of Chicago

… → 1994

Urban Studies-Sociology, BA, Columbia University

… → 1991

Research interests

  • Race and ethnicity
  • Urban sociology
  • Ethnographic Methods
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice

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Research Output

Statutory inequality: The logics of monetary sanctions in state law

Friedman, B. & Pattillo, M. E., Jan 1 2019, In : RSF. 5, 1, p. 173-196 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations

    Black Placemaking: Celebration, Play, and Poetry

    Hunter, M. A., Pattillo, M., Robinson, Z. F. & Taylor, K. Y., Dec 1 2016, In : Theory, Culture and Society. 33, 7-8, p. 31-56 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 25 Scopus citations

    Everyday politics of school choice in the black community

    Pattillo, M. E., May 20 2015, In : Du Bois Review. 12, 1, p. 41-71 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 40 Scopus citations


    Pattillo, M. E., Nov 10 2015, Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City. Chciago, IL: University of Chicago Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    Opportunity without Moving: Building Strong Neighborhoods Where People Can Stay If They Want To

    Pattillo, M. E., Oct 2015, The Return of the Neighborhood as an Urban Strategy. Pagano, M. A. (ed.). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, p. 37-63 (The Urban Agenda).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)