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Race, Class, and William Julius Wilson’ s World of Opportunity
Fall 2012

Half a century ago, WSU was a national leader in producing black doctors of sociology. Among them, William Julius Wilson ’66 PhD—recipient of 45 honorary degress and the National Medal of Science, and author of landmark works that redefined poverty and race. “Going to WSU,” he says, “was the greatest decision I ever made in my life.”


Categories: Sociology, Alumni
Tags: Social justice, Sociologists, African Americans