Delia Baldassarri is Professor in the Department of Sociology at New York University. She holds courtesy appointments in the Wilf Family Department of Politics and in the Management and Organizations Department at the Stern School of Business. She is also a Senior Researcher at Bocconi University, Dondena Centre. Professor Baldassarri earned a B.A. and a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Research from the University of Trento, Italy (2003; 2006), and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Columbia University (2007). Previously, she started in 2007 as an Assistant Professor and later became an Associate Professor at Princeton University.
Professor Baldassarri’s research interests are in the fields of Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Networks, and Analytical Sociology. Her current research projects include a book project, Centrifugal Politics, Crosscutting People, that investigates the demographic and social network bases of partisanship in American public opinion, and a study of the emergence of solidarity and cooperation in complex societies, focusing on the empirical case of ethnically heterogeneous communities.
Institution / Affiliation : New York University
Geographical Region: Africa, Europe, North America
Methodology: Field Experiments, Survey Methodology
Policy: Development, Elections