Khan, Shamus

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Khan, Shamus Gender: M
Shamus Rahman Khan
born on 8 October 1978 at 01:41 (= 01:41 AM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w00
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°36' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 29°18 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°01'

Shamus Khan (speaking at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C., in January 2020)
photo: slowking4, license cc-by-sa-2.0


American sociologist, a professor at Columbia University, where he serves as the chair of the sociology department. He writes on elites, inequality, and American culture. His work has appeared in numerous national and international media outlets. His books include The Practice of Research (2013) and Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul's School (2013).

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 2008 (PhD)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided baby photo showing hospital crib with date and time of birth on identity card, posted by Khan on Twitter, along with the comment, "Getting started: October 8. 1978" [1]; Khan has also tweeted, "Did my chart. I’m a Libra with Leo rising and Sagittarius moon" [2], "Well, when I say I was born here in NY that doesn't satisfy" [3].


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (MS, PhD)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker
  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Sociologist
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Sociology)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Sociology)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award