Sociology & Anthropology

Louis Corsino

Professor of Sociology; Chairperson, Department of Sociology and Anthropology; Coordinator of Chicago Area Studies


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Lou Corsino is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. His research interests include social mobility, ethnicity, and organized crime. These areas of interest intersect in both the courses he teaches and in his scholarly publications. In particular, he typically teaches courses such as SOA 380 Social Class, SOA 201 Social Theory, and SOA 300 Organized Crime. His most recent publication in the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice is entitled, "They Can't Shoot Everyone: Italians, Social Capital, and Organized Crime in the Chicago Outfit."