American Sociological Association

William H. Sewell

William Hamilton Sewell  

November 27, 1909 - June 24, 2001

William H. Sewell was elected to serve as the 62nd President of the American Sociological Association. His Presidential Address entitled "Inequality of Opportunity for Higher Education," was delivered at the Association's Annual Meeting on August 31, 1971 in Denver, CO. Following the meeting, his address was published in the October 1971 issue of the American Sociological Review (ASR Vol 36 No 5, pp 793-809 ).