Claude Fischer named to the American Philosophical Society

Claude Fischer, a professor emeritus of sociology. He is best known for his work on urban and community studies, inequality, social networks and personal relationships and social change in American history. His books include America Calling: A Social History of the Telephone to 1940 (1992), Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character (2010) and Still Connected: Family and Friends in America since 1970 (2011).