Marion Fourcade

Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching

Marion Fourcade received her Ph.D. from Harvard University (2000) and joined the Berkeley sociology department in 2003. She has written extensively and comparatively about the economics profession, political organizing, valuation methods and classification systems. Her current intellectual agenda explores the role of digital technologies in the governance, stratification, and moral regulation of societies. She is the author of “Economists and Societies” (Princeton University Press 2009) and “The Ordinal Society” (with Kieran Healy, Harvard University Press 2024), as well as the editor of Pandemic Exposures (with Didier Fassin, HAU 2022). Fourcade is a past president of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics and a recipient of the American Sociological Association's Distinguished Book Award and the Ludwik Fleck prize for outstanding book from the Society for the Social Studies of Science.