Annette Lareau


  • Annette Lareau (PSC Research Associate) was quoted in an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how the pandemic has shone a light on classism.

  • Annette Lareau (PSC Research Associate) received the Provost’s Award for Distinguished PhD Teaching and Mentoring. The Provost’s Award for Distinguished PhD Teaching and Mentoring was established in 2004, specifically to honor faculty who mentor PhD students. This prize is intended to underscore the University’s strategic emphasis on graduate education.

  • Annette Lareau of the PSC joined a conversation on KPCC Radio about unequal access to the resources necessary for “intensive parenting.”

Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1984

Research Themes


  • Institute for Educational Initiatives at University of Notre Dame: Annette Lareau on Class Cultures and First-Generation College Students
  • Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality: Annette Lareau on Unequal Childhoods
  • CUNY Institute for Education Policy: Annette Lareau on the Role of Neighborhoods and Social Networks in Determining and Limiting School Choice