Orlando Patterson

Orlando Patterson

Orlando Patterson is a Jamaica-born American historical and cultural sociologist known for his work regarding issues of race in the America, as well as the sociology of development, currently holding the John Cowles chair in Sociology at Harvard University. Patterson took his B.Sc in Economics from the University of London and his Ph. Wikipedia*

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Orlando Patterson has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Booknotes. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 988 views per program. Most common tags: African Americans, Culture.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1971 - Present Professor, Sociology, Harvard University Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Black Men in the United States

    Black Men in the United States

    Social scholars talked about the state of black men in the United States as well as cultural dynamics and economic and…

  • <em>Understanding America</em>

    Understanding America

    Peter Schuck and James Wilson talked about the book they edited, Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional…

  • Strengthening the Black Family, Morning Session

    Strengthening the Black Family, Morning Session

    Participants spoke at an annual forum titled Tavis Smiley Presents: The State of the Black Union: “Strengthening the Black Family:…

  • <em>The Ordeal of Integration</em>

    The Ordeal of Integration

    Mr. Patterson talked about his new book, [The Ordeal of Integration: Progress and Resentment in America’s Racial Crisis].…

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