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Sociology and Education alumna Prudence Carter Named Dean of U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Education

Sociology and Education alumna Prudence L. Carter (M.A. ’95) has been named Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California-Berkeley, effective June 30, 2016.
 
Dr. Carter, who is currently the Jacks Family Professor of Education and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) at Stanford University, is an authority on racial and ethnic relations, social and cultural inequality, the sociology of education, urban schooling, and research methods. She is the author of two books, Keepin’ It Real: School Success beyond Black and White (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools (Oxford University Press, 2012), and co-editor of Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give All Children an Even Chance (Oxford University Press, 2013).
 
Carter is a member of the National Academy of Education, a newly elected member of the Sociological Research Association, and a Fellow of the American Research Association. In addition to her TC degree, she holds a B.S. in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University, and an M. Phil. and PhD in Sociology from Columbia University. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty in 2007, Professor Carter was Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Published Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Sociology and Education alumna Prudence Carter Named Dean of U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Education

Sociology and Education alumna Prudence L. Carter (M.A. ’95) has been named Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California-Berkeley, effective June 30, 2016.
 
Dr. Carter, who is currently the Jacks Family Professor of Education and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) at Stanford University, is an authority on racial and ethnic relations, social and cultural inequality, the sociology of education, urban schooling, and research methods. She is the author of two books, Keepin’ It Real: School Success beyond Black and White (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools (Oxford University Press, 2012), and co-editor of Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give All Children an Even Chance (Oxford University Press, 2013).
 
Carter is a member of the National Academy of Education, a newly elected member of the Sociological Research Association, and a Fellow of the American Research Association. In addition to her TC degree, she holds a B.S. in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University, and an M. Phil. and PhD in Sociology from Columbia University. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty in 2007, Professor Carter was Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University and a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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