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Stephen London

Stephen London
Professor of Sociology

Professor London received his Ph. D. from the University of Chicago in 1968 and taught at Wellesley College and Harvard University before joining the Simmons faculty in 1975. His areas of interest and expertise include Urban Sociology, Criminology, Sociology of Education and the Sociology of Sports, and he also teaches the introductory course, Principles of Sociology, each semester.

Professor London serves as the Director of the Scott/Ross Center for Community Service and works closely with many community organizations, social service agencies, and schools in Boston. Many of his students are engaged in community service through opportunities in many of his courses as well as in the department's independent study and internship experiences.

Teaching Areas & Topics

  • Urban Sociology
  • Criminology
  • Sociology of Education
  • Sociology of Sports


Doctor of Philosophy
University of Chicago