SASKIA SASSEN

is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and a member of The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, which she chaired until 2015. Together, her authored books are translated in over twenty languages. Her awards include election to the Royal Academy of Sciences of the Netherlands, and being made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. One recent book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard UP, 2014).