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Benjamin Ringer

B. RingerBenjamin B. Ringer received his B A. from Ohio University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Since coming to Hunter, he has served as chair of the Sociology Department and executive officer of the Ph D. Program in Sociology at the Graduate Center (GSUC). He received the Hunter College Presidents Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 1990. Dr. Ringer's research interests focus on race and ethnic relations.


His major publications in the area include: We the People and Others: Duality and America's Treatment of its Racial Minorities, Race-Ethnicity and Society (with E.R. Lawless), and The Edge of Friendliness. He has also written numerous articles for scholarly journals.

Race Ethnicity and Society We the People

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Faculty Publications

Across Generations
Building Popular Power
Fighting To Learn
High Profile Crimes
New York and Amsterdam
One Out of These
Opting Out
Questioning The Veil
Sadomasochism In Everyday Life
Seeing The Light
Sewing Women
Strangers No More
The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis
Torture Twilight of Empire
Immigration and Social Capital in the Age of Social Media
A Dream Denied
Being a Scholar in the Digital Era
Foucault's Orient
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