The Person of the Category: Pricing Risk and the Politics of Classification

A conference with guest speaker Greta R. Krippner, Associate Professor and Department Associate Chair, University of Michigan.

Greta R. Krippner is a historical sociologist with substantive interests in economic sociology, political sociology, the sociology of law, and social theory. Her work explores how the rise of the market intersects broader social, cultural, and political transformations in the “long” twentieth century.

Her first book, Capitalizing on Crisis: The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance (Harvard University Press, 2012), examines the financialization of the US economy in the period since the 1970s.

Read more about Greta Krippner here