Same Income, Different Outcomes: Race, Parental Income, and Achievement, 1960-2009

Date: 
November 11, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: 
Assistant Professor of Sociology & Educational Policy Studies
Affiliation: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Speaker Biographies: 

Jordan A. Conwell is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is a faculty affiliate of the Center for Demography and Ecology, the Institute for Research on Poverty, the Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences, and the  Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs. His research focuses on racial, social class, and gender inequalities in three related domains: parental investments in children; educational experiences and outcomes; and socioeconomic attainment and mobility. His work has been funded by the National Academy of Education/ Spencer Foundation and has appeared in journals including The Journal of Negro Education and Sociology of Education. He completed a Ph.D. in Sociology at Northwestern University in 2017.

Location: 
McNeil 150