Charles F. Sabel

Maurice T. Moore Professor of Law

Office: 435 West 116th Street, Room 929
New York NY 10027
Tel: 212.854.2618
Fax: 212.854.7946

Assistant Info

Name: Sara Goot
Phone: 212-854-3077

Areas of Expertise

  • Economics
  • Social organization


  • A.B., Harvard, 1969; Ph.D., 1978.

Detailed Biography

Ford International Assistant Professor of Social Science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, M.I.T., 1977-84. Associate professor of social and political science in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, M.I.T., 1984-87; professor of social and political science, M.I.T., 1987-90; Ford international professor of social science in the Department of Political Science, M.I.T., 1990-95. MacArthur prize fellow, 1982-87. Publications include "A Quiet Revolution of Democratic Governance: Towards Democratic Experimentalism," in Governance in the 21st Century (2001); "Ratcheting Labor Standards," (with Archon Fung and Dara O'Rourke) in Visions of Ethical Sourcing (Raj Thamotheram, ed., 2000); "Beyond Backyard Environmentalism" (with Archon Fung and Brad Karkkainen) in New Democracy Forum (Josh Cohen and Joel Rogers, eds., 2000); Design, Deliberation and Democracy (1998); "A Constitution of Democratic Experimentalism" (with Michael Dorf) Columbia Law Review (1998); Worlds of Possibility (ed. with J. Zeitlin, 1997); Ireland: Local Partnerships and Social Innovation (with the LEED Programme of the OECD, 1996); The Second Industrial Divide: Possibilities for Prosperity (with M. Priore, 1984); Work and Politics: The Division of Labor in Industry (1982); Ökonomische Krisentendenzen im gegenwärtigen Kapitalismus (with Muller, Rodel, Stille, and Vogt, 1978); and numerous articles on economics and social organization.