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Brent Simpson

Title: Professor
Department: Sociology
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-6988
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
ResearchGate Profile
Brent SImpson


Brent Simpson is a  Professor of Sociology.  He received a PhD in Sociology from Cornell in 2001. He is a social psychologist with substantive interests in altruism and prosocial behavior; cooperation collective action and protest; social networks; and inequality and discrimination.


Substantive research interests: social psychology; trust; egoism & altruism; cooperation; collective action; social networks; discrimination; inequality.

Department cluster: Social Psychology


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