Richard Sennett awarded Centennial Medal by Harvard University

30 May 2017

Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has awarded the Centennial Medal to Professor Richard Sennett, Professor of Sociology at LSE and member of LSE Cities Governing Board. The Centennial Medal, the School’s highest honour, is awarded to individuals whose contributions to knowledge, to their disciplines, to their colleagues, and to society have made a fundamental and lasting impact. His citation notes: “Richard is extraordinarily attuned to aesthetics and art, as well as deeply engaged with social inequality and the changing world of global labor relations. Many of his peers would be proud to have worked in just one of the many areas Richard has taken on.”