Professor Richard Sennett admitted to Honorary Fellowship of the LSE

13 July 2012

Richard Sennett, renowned sociologist and Professor of Sociology emeritus at the LSE, was today officially admitted to the Honorary Fellowship of the London School of Economics and Political Science. The award of an Honorary Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards that the School can bestow and is given to members of the School whose achievements are of conspicuous merit and have rendered outstanding service to the School. As part of the LSE Honorary Degree Ceremony, Professor Ricky Burdett delivered an oration on Professor Richard Sennett’s achievements. Richard Sennett, who has helped to create the Cities Programme at LSE, is also a long-standing contributor to the work at LSE Cities and currently serves as Chair of the Advisory Board and member of the Governing Board.