Stanley Lieberson (April 20, 1933 – March 19, 2018) was an American sociologist.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Lieberson was raised in Brooklyn and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School before attending Brooklyn College. Lieberson completed graduate study at the University of Chicago. He taught at Harvard University as the Abbott Lawrence Lowell Research Professor of Sociology. Over the course of his career, Lieberson was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, named a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, granted fellowship to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served the American Sociological Association as its president.[1] He died on March 19, 2018.[2]


  1. ^ "Stanley Lieberson". Harvard University. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Stanley Lieberson". Boston Globe. March 22, 2018. Retrieved March 24, 2018 – via