Is the Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, and Centennial Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. She is currently completing her forthcoming book Denationalization : Economy and Polity in a Global Digital Age (Princeton University Press 2003) based on her five year project on governance and accountability in a global economy. Her most recent books are Guests and Aliens (New York: New Press 1999) and her edited book Global Networks/Linked Cities (New York and London: Routledge 2002). The Global City is out in a new fully updated edition in 2001.
Her books have been translated into ten languages. She is co-director of the Economy Section of the Global Chicago Project, a Member of the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Urban Data Sets, a Member of the Council of Foreign Relations, and Chair of the newly formed Information Technology, International Cooperation and Global Security Committee of the SSRC.