SENNETT, Richard. American, b. 1943. Genres: History, Sociology. Career: University professor of the humanities, professor of history and of sociology, New York University, NYC, 1969-; London School of Economics, Centennial Professor of Sociology, 1998-. Founder, New York Institute for the Humanities. Member, Editorial Board, Theory and Society, 1974-, Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, 1976-, and Literature and Society, 1978-; Member of the Board, P.E.N., 1977-. Publications: Families Against the City: Middle Class Homes of Industrial Chicago 1872-1890, 1970; The Uses of Disorder, 1970; (with J. Cobb) The Hidden Injuries of Class, 1972; The Fall of Public Man, 1977; (with others) Beyond the Crisis Society, 1977; Authority, 1980; The Frog Who Dared to Croak, 1982; An Evening of Brahms, 1984; Palais Royal, 1987; The Conscience of the Eye, 1990; Flesh and Stone, 1994; The Corrosion of Character, 1998. EDITOR: Classic Essays on the Culture of Cities, 1969; (with S. Thernstrom, and contrib) Nineteenth Century Cities, 1969; The Psychology of Society, 1977. Address: Chairman, City Programme, London School of Economics, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE, England.