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Tom Leppard

Graduate Student

Ph.D. in Sociology

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Currently a PhD candidate here at NC State. I study networks, inequalities, social capital, culture, and sports. My dissertation focuses on collaboration networks of UK Grime artists and examines how the organization of the music industry impacts the instance of and returns to collaboration. My published work explores how inequality influences relationships and how the structure of relationships influences inequality.

Area(s) of Expertise

Social capital, inequality, and networks.