Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and cohair of The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). Her books include The Global City, Guests and Aliens, Globalization and its Discontents, and more. She has received diverse awards, ranging from multiple doctor honoris causa to named lectures and selection for various honors lists. Her new book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press/Belknap 2014)