Faculty by courtesy

Daniel E. Little

Professor of Sociology; Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy); Chancellor Emeritus, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Daniel Little is a professor of sociology at UM-Ann Arbor, with a courtesy appointment at the Ford School and research appointments in the Center for Chinese Studies, ICPSR, and the Center for Complex Systems. The former chancellor of UM-Dearborn, where he is also a professor of philosophy, Little is a philosopher of the social sciences with extensive interdisciplinary experience and a developed interest in Chinese history and politics. His recent books include The Paradox of Wealth and Poverty: Mapping the Ethical Dilemmas of Global Development (2003), New Contributions to the Philosophy of History (2010), and New Directions in the Philosophy of Social Science (2016). Little received his undergraduate degrees in mathematics and philosophy from University of Illinois in 1971 and his PhD in philosophy from Harvard University in 1977.