Joscha Legewie

Harvard University

Joscha Legewie is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University, where he conducts pioneering research. His areas of expertise include social inequality/stratification, education, race/ethnicity, quantitative methods, urban sociology, and computational social science. He is affiliated with prestigious institutions such as the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, the Harvard Data Science Initiative, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy. Legewie employs advanced quantitative methods to investigate urban inequality in contemporary society. His research focuses on understanding the factors that shape and perpetuate inequality within key social institutions, such as schools, neighbourhoods, and policing. Legewie is currently involved in projects examining the social consequences and costs of policing on minority youth education, as well as the impact of neighbourhood boundaries on spatial dimensions of social inequality.