Position title: Assistant Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies
Phone: (608) 262-7373
4448 Sewell Social Sciences
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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 trends and consequences of racial, social class, and gender inequality in education, with a particular interest in the multigenerational roles of families and finances in these educational processes, as inputs for children and as outputs for adults. His recent studies have appeared in journals including Journal of Marriage and Family, Sociology of Education, and Urban Education. He completed a Ph.D. in Sociology at Northwestern University in 2017. During the 2020-2021 academic year, he will be a National Academy of Education/ Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow.
Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2017
Education, Methods and Statistics, Race and Ethnic Studies, Social Stratification
Soc 995 Demography Training Seminar
Soc 648 Sociology of Education
Other Campus Affiliations
Forthcoming. Conwell, Jordan A. and Natasha Quadlin. “Race, Gender, Higher Education, and Socioeconomic Attainment: Evidence from Baby Boomers at Mid-Life.” Social Forces.
Forthcoming. Conwell, Jordan A. and Leafia Zi Ye. “All Wealth is Not Created Equal: Race, Parental Net Worth, and Children’s Achievement.” RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of Social Sciences.
Forthcoming. Conwell, Jordan A. “Diverging Disparities: Race, Parental Income, and Children’s Math Scores, 1960-2009.” Sociology of Education. Preprint available: https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/rcb4s/.
2021. Quadlin, Natasha, and Jordan A. Conwell. “Race, Gender, and College Savings: Assessing Economic and Academic Factors.” Sociology of Education94(1):20-42. DOI: 10.1177/0038040720942927.
2020. Conwell, Jordan A. and Catherine J. Doren. “Maternal Education, Family Formation, and Child Development: The Continuing Significance of Race.” Journal of Marriage and Family. DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12697.
2016. Conwell, Jordan A. “Josephs without Pharaohs: The Du Boisian Framework for the Sociology of Education.” The Journal of Negro Education 85:28-45.