Award Name : Princess of Asturias Awards
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Social sciences
Location : New York City, New York, United States
Saskia Sassen (born January 5, 1947) is a Dutch-American sociologist noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration. She is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and Centennial visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. Sassen coined the term global city. She is married to the sociologist Richard Sennett.In 2013 she received the Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences.