Elisabeth Clemens is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago as well as a former Master of the Social Sciences Collegiate Division. Her research explores the role of social movements and organizational innovation in political change.

Books in order of publication:

The People’s Lobby: Organizational Innovation and the Rise of Interest Group Politics in the United States, 1890-19251997
Private Action and the Public Good1998
Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America’s Political Past and Present2010
What is Political Sociology?2016