Lamont, Michèle. Forthcoming (September 2023). Seeing Others: How Recognition Works and How It Can Heal a Divided World. New York: Simon and Schuster, London: Penguin (Atria, One Signal Publ).


Lamont, Michèle. 2017. Prisms of Inequality: Moral Boundaries, Exclusion, and Academic Evaluation. Erasmus Prize Essay. Amsterdam: Praemium Erasmianum Foundation. 52 pp.


Lamont, Michèle, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog, and Elisa Reis. 2016. Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil, and Israel. Princeton University Press. Paperback 2018. 377 pp.


Lamont, Michèle. 2009. How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgment. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Paperback 2010. 330 pp.

  • Korean translation. Seoul, South Korea: Korea National Open University. 2011.
  • Spanish translation. Madrid, Spain: Centro de Investigationes Sociològicas. 2015.
  • Chinese translation. Chengdu, China: Sichuan People’s Publishing House Co. 2019.


Lamont, Michèle. 2000. The Dignity of Working Men: Morality and the Boundaries of Race, Class, and Immigration. Harvard University Press. Paperback 2002. 291 pp.

  • French translation. La dignité des travailleurs. Paris: Presses de Science Po. 2002.
  • “Euphemized Racism: Moral qua Racial Boundaries.” Section reprinted in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Selected Readings. Ed. by Joseph F. Healey and Eileen O’Brien. Thousand Oaks: Pine Forge Press, 2007, pp. 385-4
  • Interviews archived at the Henry A. Murray Research Archive, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University.


Lamont, Michèle and Professor of Sociology Michele Lamont. 1992. Money, Morals, and Manners: The Culture of the French and the American Upper-Middle Class. University of Chicago Press. (Morality and Society series, ed. by Alan Wolfe). (2nd edition: 1999).350 pp.

  • French translation. La morale et l’argent: La culture des cadres en France et aux Etats-unis. Paris: A.M. Metailié, (Leçons de choses series, ed. by Luc Boltanski). 1995.
  • “Symbolic Boundaries and Status,” in Cultural Sociology. Ed. by Lyn Spillman, Malden, MA and Oxford: Blackwell, 2002, pp. 98-119.
  • “Money, Morals, and Manners.” Sections reprinted in Sociology: Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life—Readings. Ed. by David M. Newman. Thousand Oaks: Pine Forge Press, 1995, pp. 199-214.
  • Interviews archived at the Henry A. Murray Research Archive, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University.
  • Chinese translation (simplified). Zhejiang, China: Zhejiang People’s Publishing House. 2021.