Professor of Sociology and Political Science, Northwestern University
Leslie McCall is Professor of Sociology and Political Science (courtesy), and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University. She studies public opinion about inequality and related economic and policy issues, earnings and family income inequality, and theories and methods of intersectionality. She is the author of The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Complex Inequality: Gender, Class, and Race in theNew Economy (2001), which was the first runner-up for the C. Wright Mills Book Award. Her research has also been published in a wide range of journals and edited volumes, including the American Sociological Review, Demography, Economic Geography, Perspectives on Politics, and Signs. Her work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, Demos: A Network of Ideas and Action, and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton University.