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Ezra F. Vogel Named Professor of Sociology


Harvard announced yesterday that Ezra F. Vogel has been elected a Professor of Sociology. He formerly was a research associate in Chinese Sociological Studies and lecturer on Sociology.

Vogel, 37, specializes in Communist Chinese society and contemporary life in Japan. This year, he is teaching Soc Rel 101, "Communist Chinese Society," and a graduate seminar.

One Year at Yale

He has been at Harvard since he received his Ph.D. here in 1958, with the exception of a year (1960-61) at Yale as an assistant professor. Vogel has written Japan's New Middle Class (1963) and a soon-to-be-published book, Canton under Communism. With N. W. Bell, he edited A Modern Introductory to the Family(1960).

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