Dr Richard L Dellafave

Emeritus Professor

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Professor Emeritus

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Race and Class Inequality
  • Political Economy
  • Ideology - Theory of Legitimation of Inequality


Marson, Stephen, and Richard Della Fave. A Marxian Review of Gerontological Literature. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 21:109-26.

Della Fave, Richard L. Ritual and the Legitimation of Inequality. Sociological Perspectives 34:21-38.

Della Fave, Richard L. On the Practical Intent of Self-Evaluation Theory. Sociological Perspectives 30:103-09.


  • Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Mass.
  • M.A. in Sociology from University of Mass.
  • B.A. in TV, Radio, and Film from New York University