Colloquium Speaker Series: Prof. Ken-Hou Lin - Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance

When and Where

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:00 am to 1:30 pm


Please join us for the Winter Colloquium Series talk with Prof. Ken-Hou Lin (Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin). In addition to the talk, Professor Lin will also be available for one-on-one meetings.

Wednesday April 21st, 11:00-12:30pm (note the change from the usual time)


Zoom meeting link

Passcode: 727115

Meeting with the speaker: Professor Lin is available for one-on-one meetings on Thursday, April 22nd, between 11am and 1pm and 3pm and 5 pm (all ET). If you are interested in a meeting, please email Professor Lin directly at

Bio: Ken-Hou Lin is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and author of "Divested: Inequality in the Age of Finance." Lin's primary research examines how the economic and demographic transformations shape the distribution of resources. He also explores how the internet emerges as both a space and a tool to help understand contemporary societies. Lin's research has appeared in American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Organization Science, Social Forces, and Demography. His research projects have been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, and the Institute for New Economic Thinking.