Passing of Ivar Berg, 1929-2016

Ivar Berg, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, remembered for his “warmth, humor, quick wit and encyclopedic knowledge” (as quoted by OOW Section member Jerry Jacobs) passed away on January 1st.  A few of Ivar Berg’s accomplishments are highlighted in the NYT obituary, and Arne Kalleberg will be writing up a longer entry for ASA’s Footnotes later this month.  An overview of Ivar’s career can also be found here.

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: