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Clement Thery

Visiting Instructor in Sociology

Primary Academic Program: Sociology


B.A., sociology, and B.A., economics, University of Paris X; M.A., sociology, l'École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS); M.A., finance, Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University. Grants and fellowships: Woodrow Wilson Foundation Newcombe Fellow (2011–12); Lazarsfeld Fellow, Columbia University (2005–10); École Normale Supérieure Fellowship, Cachan, France; and numerous research grants from Columbia. Recent conference presentations: American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, and International Sociology Association, Urban Sociology Section, Amsterdam (“The World of Landlords in Low-Income Minority Neighborhoods”); and Eastern Sociological Society, Boston (“The Reserve Army of Cultural Markets: How Contemporary Art Worlds Institutionalize Aesthetic Communication Breakdown”); among others. Academic interests include issues at the crossroads of urban and economic sociology—for example, the moral economy of landlords, gentrification, and low-income housing—and the practice of ethnography. At Bard since 2013.


Phone: 845-758-7218
E-mail: cthery@bard.edu