Jordan Conwell

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies

(608) 262-7373

4448 Sewell Social Sciences
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Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interest Statement:

Jordan A. Conwell is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His research focuses on racial, social class, and gender inequalities in child and adolescent development contexts, processes, and outcomes, particularly as these relate to education. This 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.


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2017

Departmental Areas of Interest:

Education, Methods and Statistics, Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Satisfaction


Soc 648 Sociology of Education

Other Campus Affiliations

Institute for Research on Poverty
Center for Demography and Ecology
Robert M. LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Interdisciplinary Training Program in Educational Sciences 

Selected Publications:

Conwell, Jordan A. 2016. “Josephs without Pharaohs: The Du Boisian Framework for the Sociology of Education.” The Journal of Negro Education 85:28-45.

Ispa-Landa, Simone, and Jordan Conwell. 2015. “‘Once You Go To a White School, You Kind of Adapt’: Black Adolescents and the Racial Classification of Schools.” Sociology of Education 88:1-19.