November 7: “Mapping out a better society with focus on inclusion, environment”, Interview with Liz Mineo, The Harvard Gazette.

October 24: “Is Your DEI Progress Undermined by Attention Inequality?”, Harvard Business Review, with Sheen S. Levine and David Stark.

September 8-9: Global launch of the 2021/22 Human Development Report, United Nations Development Programme.

March 30-31: Honorary Doctorate Ceremony and Events, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. Shortened video.



December. How to Heal a Divided WorldTEDWomen Conference 2021, Palm Springs, CA.

November. Breaking the Wall to Universal Dignity (Falling Walls Science Summit Talk).

November. Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation with Michèle Lamont — Interview with Adam Levy, Falling Walls Science Summit.

March. Michèle Lamont on Stigma (podcast interview with SAGE Social Science Bites).

February. New Engines of Hope after the American Dream: Finding Recognition in the New Gilded Age. Inequality & Social Policy Seminar, Harvard University.



October. The New Physics of Inequality: Compounding Advantage for the Rich and Accelerationg Disadvantage for the Bottom 60 Percent (blog article by Derek Robey)

September. “Postface: entretien avec Michèle Lamont.” (Interview in Penser les frontières sociales: enquêtes sur la culture, l'engagement et la politique, edited by Lilian Mathieu and Violaine Roussel, Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon)

June. Culture Shift: Q&A with Sociologist Michèle Lamont (Interview with CIFAR)

May. Michèle Lamont on Building Big Ideas (Podcast with Cody Kommers)

January. Inequality in the US and Europe (with Michèle Lamont, Peter A. Hall, and Paul Pierson). (Podcast with Kathleen Molony)



June. The world is not a field – An interview with Michèle Lamont (Interview by Anders Hylmö, Sociologisk Forskning).

January. Michèle Lamont on The Sociology of Inequality. (Interview by Eve Gerber, Five Books).

January. Middle-Class Shame Will Decide Where America Is Headed (Blog article on



November. Coping with Old and New Inequalities – Political Responses. (Keynote Address (video), Social sciences as social organization: Diagnosis, Reflection, Anticipation, 1918-2018).

November. Trump ist in einigen Dingen genial. (Interview in Der Standard Newspaper, Vienna).

October. From ‘having’ to ‘being’: self worth and the current crisis of American society (Public lecture at the London School of Economics)

February. Trump's Language, Unseemly to Critics, Reassures his Base (Article in Harvard Gazette)



November. Erasmus Prize Winner 2017 Michèle Lamont (Film portrait (video) by Shanti van Dam, Praemium Erasmianum Foundation)

November. What Trump’s Campaign Speeches Show About His Lasting Appeal to the White Working Class (Article with Bo Yun Park and Elena Ayala-Hurtado in Harvard Business Review)

November. The Big Picture: Social Solidarity (Article in Public Books)

October. Is There an Evaluative Turn in SSH? (Debate (video) in the science.knowledge.[e]valuation workshop, University of Warwick)

September. Addressing the Recognition Gap: Destigmatization Strategies and the Production of Inequality (Lecture (audio) at the Center for the Study of Europe, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University)

September. Looking Back on Ten Years of Collaboration and Respect (Article with Graziella Moraes Silva and Elisa Reis in ReVista)

August. ASA Presidential Address (Address (video), American Sociological Association)

August. La solidarité sociale en péril: les États-Unis, une «Bully Nation»? (Article in Le Devoir)

August. Culture, inégalités, inclusion sociale: Entrevue avec Michèle Lamont, sociologue (Interview (audio) with Radio Canada)

July. The US Administration's Clampdown on Facts, Research and Knowledge Provides Great Opportunity for Canada to Lead (Article in Policy Options)

June. Trois questions à Michèle Lamont (Interview with Université de Bordeaux)

March. Getting Respect: Responding to Stigma and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel (Lecture (audio), The International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics)

March. Addressing the Recognition Gap: Destigmatization Processes and the Making of Inequality (Lecture (audio), London School of Economics)

February. In Europe, Nationalism Rising (Article in Harvard Gazette)

February. Erasmus Prize 2017 Awarded to Michèle Lamont (Article on Praemium Erasmianum Foundation website)

February. Getting Respect (Lecture (video), Open Society Foundations)

January. Presentation of Michèle Lamont for doctorate honoris causa (Presentation (video), University of Amsterdam)

January. Getting Respect (Vilhelm Aubert Memorial Lecture (audio), University of Oslo)



December. The Everyday Response to Racism (Interview in Harvard Gazette)

December. Getting Respect (Keynote Address (audio), The Australian Sociological Association Conference)

November. Consiguiendo Respeto (Keynote Address (video), COES-LSE Conference on "Inequalities" or "Desigualdades")

October. Sociology Professor Explores Racial Identities in New Book (Article in The Harvard Crimson)

October. Author Michele Lamont Discusses #GettingRespect on #ConversationsLIVE (Interview (audio) by "Conversations LIVE!" with Cyrus Webb)

October. Cross-National Responses to Discrimination: A Q&A with Michèle Lamont (Interview in Epicenter, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs) 

October. Michèle Lamont: A Portrait of a Capacious Sociologist (Interview by Nasar Meer in Sociology)

July-August. What Makes Teams Tick: Emotional Connections Key to Successful Cross-Disciplinary Research (Article in Harvard Magazine)

May. European Data Suggests the Gig Economy Helped Create Trump, Sanders (Article in The Conversation)

Spring. "Sociologue Engagée": A Contribution to a Debate on "Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?" (Opinion piece in ASA Comparative and Historical Sociology Section Newsletter)

March. Neoliberal Policy Implementation Goes Hand in Hand with Stronger Symbolic Boundaries (Blog post in Epicenter, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs)



December. New Paper Argues for a Bigger Focus on the Social Facors that Can Make or Break Interdisciplinary Teams in the Social, ... (Interview in Inside Higher Ed)

November. Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect (Interview in ASA Culture Section)

November. Talk on "Getting Respect" at Harvard Graduate School of Education Doctoral Interdisciplinary Colloquium (

September. "Interview with Michèle Lamont (Harvard University)" (Interview by Damian Omar Martinez, Max Plank Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)

June. Sociologist Michèle Lamont” (Interview (video) in ScienceLives, National Science Foundation)



October. Should the Government Fund Only Science in the "National Interest"? (

October. French Scientists Get On Their Bikes For Research. (

June. Review of Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era.  (Revue francaise de science politique)

June. Wir dürfen Menschen nicht nur nach Leistung beurteilen. (

June. Die Ungleichheit wächst. (

May. In Conversation with...Michèle Lamont (Interview in Centerpiece, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs)

May. Is Neoliberalism a Threat to Civil Rights? (with Joseph Guay) (

January. Groupness and the Fight for Respect: Responses to Stigmatization among African-Americans, Black Brazilians, Ethiopian Jews, Mizrachis, and Arab Israelis (Lecture (video), University of Ottawa)



November. Une remarquable stratégie. (

November. La résilience sociale en perspectives. (

September. Book Review: Responses to Stigmatization in Comparative Perspective. (

September. Confrontation Vs Conflict Avoidance: How Minorities Across International Borders Deal with Racism. (

July. Do-it-yourself ideology takes hold: Goar. New book examines the emerging concept of social resilience. (

June. Program directors Michèle Lamont and Peter Hall discuss the new book Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era. (CiFar Knowledge Circle, Issue No. 7)



December. How China's Elite Universities Will Have to Change. (with Anna Sun) The Chronicle of Higher Education (

July. World Bank Report on Children and Youth Reveals the Social Cost to Economic Downturn.  CIFAR.  Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.  (

May. "Studying the Value and Worth of Modern Life" by Jacqueline Conciatore, National Science Foundation.  (

March. "Responses to Discrimination: Michèle Lamont"  ASEN Conference on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries. London, England. 

2012.  "Les frontières intérieures de l'Amérique d'Obama” Ce débat entre Daniel Sabbagh, directeur de recherche au CERI/Sciences po, et Michèle Lamont, professeur d’études européennes, de sociologie et d’études américaines et africaines à Harvard University, est animé par Nadège Ragaru, chargée de recherche au CERI. (

March. Interview with Michèle Lamont and Nissim Mizrachi: Special Issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies. Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

January. "Sociology of Knowledge: Camic, Gross and Lamont" by Daniel Little. (



November. "Harvard Stories:Michèle Lamont"  Harvard Stories.

November.  Interview at the Centre d’etudes et de recherché international, Science Po, Paris" Interview with Michèle Lamont and Daniel Sabbath.

October. Q & A with editors of new book Social Knowledge in the Making by Scott Jaschik. (

September. "L'entrevue - La sociologue des in inégalités" By Stéphane Baillargeon. (

July. "Culture et pavureté: perspectives transatlantiques" Debate with Michèle Lamont and Hugues Lagrange.

May. "Retrouver le sens de la vie sociale" By Nicolas Duvoux, Nadège Vezinat, & Elise Tenret. (

May. "Culture of Poverty and Social Resilience" By Nicolas Duvoux, Nadège Vezinat, & Elise Tenret. (www.books&

April. "La sociologie culturelle. Entretien avec Michèle Lamont"  By La Vie des Idées.

March. "La mentalité des Américains et des Français à la loupe" By Christelle Gérand. France Amérique.



2010. qa2010no2.pdf Q & A, No. 2.

June 18, 2010. Reconsidering Culture and Poverty? The American Academy of Political and Social Science Congressional Policy Briefing.

June 2010. reconsidering-culture-and-poverty_policybrief.pdf National Poverty Center Policy Brief #21.

May 1, 2010. Harvard GSAS Bulletin: gsas-bulletin-may2010.pdf.

April 14, 2010. Publish your Book - or How to Meet the Challenges of the New Publishing Environment. Harvard University, Faculty Development and Diversity. 

March 2010. inside_the_sausage_factory.pdf to symposium around “How Professors Think”: Inside the Sausage Factory. Sociologica.



November 30, 2009. What Makes a Society Succeed? Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

October 22, 2009. CIFAR: Successful Societies - How Insitutions and Culture Affect Health (Munk Center, University of Toronto).

October 15, 2009. "The wear and tear of our daily lives." (with Peter A. Hall). The Globe and Mail.
"What makes a successful society?" By Amy Lavoie. Harvard Gazette.

September 2009. "Review by James O'Donnell" How Professors Think (Provost, Georgetown University). Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

September 18, 2009. lamont-tls-review.pdf How Professors Think by Adam Kuper. Times Literary Supplement.

August 3, 2009. "Rate Your Professors" How Professors Think by Amanda Claybaugh. n+1 Magazine.

August 4, 2009. "Peering Behind the Curtain of Peer Review" How Professors Think by Peggy Berkowitz. University Affairs.

May 14, 2009. Interview with Michèle Lamont on Academic Evolution (

May 18, 2009. "Les conditions de l’évaluation universitaire: Quelques réflexions à partir du cas américain" (with Bruno Cousin). Article for Mouvements.

May 8, 2009. "A Fairness Doctrine For Academia". Article for The Huffington Post.

April 30, 2009. "Opening the Black Box of Peer Review". Article for The Huffington Post.

April 27, 2009. "Diversity and Excellence in Higher Education: not Alternatives but Additives". Article for The Huffington Post.

April 8, 2009. A Conversation about Michele Lamont’s book “How Professors Think: Inside the Curious World of Academic Judgment”. Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

April 3, 2009. Reviewing the Reviewers: A Q&A With Michèle Lamont. The Chronicle of Higher Education.

March 31, 2009. Harvard University Press: lamont-press-release_hup.pdf.

March 31, 2009. National Science Foundation: "How Professors Think": New book explores decision making inside the guarded world of peer review.

March 31, 2009. Michèle Lamont discusses her new book, "How Professors Think." with the National Science Foundation.

March 30, 2009. Michèle Lamont : "L'expertise des chercheurs doit être au centre du dispositif d'évaluation." : Le quotidien des livres et des idées.

March 26, 2009. "Re-examing the funding of academia through Obama's Recovery Act". Article for Daily Kos.

March 4, 2009. "The 'Black Box' of Peer Review"  How Professors Think by Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed.



2007. Talk at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (Harvard University), entitled wcfia_lamont_feature.pdf

Spring 2007. successful_societies_excerpt.pdf An adaptation of the introduction to the book Successful Societies: Institutions, Cultural Repertoires and Health, edited by Peter A. Hall and Michele Lamont, the directors of the Successful Societies program at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Reach magazine.

June 2007. Rehabilitating the Importance of the Non-cognitive: An Interview with Michèle Lamont. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society (Springer Netherlands).



June 3, 2006. "France shows its true colors" (with Eloi Laurent). Op-ed in The Boston Globe,  p. A-11. Reprinted in the International Herald Tribune.

July 6, 2006. "Le mal americain" (with Eloi Laurent). Commentary in