Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

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“Saskia Sassen: Interviewed by Shamus Khan”, Public Culture, 2016.

"Home economics: Book Review on Jane Jacobs Biographies", The Times Literary Supplement, March 2017.

"Embedded borderings: making new geographies of centrality", Territory, Politics, Governance, March 2017.

"Predatory Formations Dressed in Wall Street Suits and Algorithmic Math", Science, Technology & Society, February 2017.

“I think we need more cities: Saskia Sassen”, The Hindu, February 2017.

“Saskia Sassen en La Historia es Nuestra”, Cooperativa, January 2017.

"Why The Paris Attacks May Signal A Shift In Extremist Violence", Huffington Post, January 2017.

"Is Rohingya persecution caused by business interests rather than religion?", The Guardian, January 2017.

"Land Grabs Are Partly To Blame For Skyrocketing Violence In Central America?", Huffington Post, January 2017.

"Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy", Spring 2016.

"The Global City", City & Community, 2016.

The Global City: Enabling Economic Intermediation and Bearing Its Costs, City & Community, June 2016.

"A Massive Loss of Habitat: New Drivers for Migration", 2016.

"Die Reichen möchten in der Stadt nicht belästigt warden (The Rich do not want to be bothered in the city)", Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 2016.

Interview on Expulsions, organized and chaired by Patricia Ferndandez-Kelly for the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Trajectories, Spring 2016.

"We have entered a new era that the language of inequality cannot capture", The Journal of Turkish Weekly, February 2016.

"How Jane Jacobs changed the way we look at cities", The Guardian, May 2016.

“Não é imigração, é expulsão”, Entrevista, 2015.

"Who owns our cities – and why this urban takeover should concern us all", The Guardian, November 2015.

"Trust – in a system built in stone", Open Democracy, October 2015.