Faculty

Lisa Stulberg

Associate Professor of Educational Sociology

Lisa Stulberg

Phone: 212-992-9373
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Curriculum Vitae/Syllabi

Lisa M. Stulberg is associate professor of educational sociology at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Her research focuses on the politics of race and education, affirmative action in higher education, school choice policy and politics, and LGBTQ social change. She is the author of Race, Schools, and Hope: African Americans and School Choice after Brown (Teachers College Press, 2008) and the co-editor (with Eric Rofes) of The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools: Toward a Progressive Politics of School Choice (SUNY Press, 2004). She is the co-editor (with Sharon Lawner Weinberg) of Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach (Routledge, 2011). She currently is working on a book with Anthony S. Chen, of Northwestern University, on the origins of race-conscious affirmative action in college admissions. She also is working on a book for Polity called LGBTQ Social Movements. She received an A.B. from Harvard College, a Masters in Social Science (M.Soc.Sci.) in Cultural Studies from the University of Birmingham (in the U.K.), and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley.

 


Degrees Held

  • A.B. Harvard College 1992
    Sociology
  • M.Soc.Sci. University of Birmingham (UK) 1994
    Cultural Studies
  • M.A. University of California (Berkeley) 1996
    Sociology
  • Ph.D. University of California (Berkeley) 2001
    Sociology

Awards

  • 1992 : Fulton Prize, Harvard University
  • 1994 : National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • 1994 : Berkeley Fellowship for Graduate Study, UC Berkeley
  • 1997 : Gertrude Jaeger Prize, UC Berkeley
  • 1999 : University of California Dissertation-Year Fellowship, UC Berkeley
  • 2003 : Steinhardt Research Challenge Fund Grant, NYU
  • 2004 : W. Gabriel Carras Award, NYU
  • 2005 : Spencer Foundation Small Grant
  • 2006 : Steinhardt Research Challenge Fund Grant, NYU
  • 2008 : Spencer Foundation Small Grant
  • 2008 : Steinhardt Research Challenge Fund Grant, NYU

Selected Publications

  • "The Perils and Possibilities of Transgender Visibility." Huffington Post Gay Voices Blog. April 4, 2014. (link)
  • “Jason Collins, Social Change and the Importance of Sports.” Huffington Post Gay Voices Blog. March 6, 2014. (link)
  • Lisa M. Stulberg and Anthony S. Chen. “The Origins of Race-Conscious Affirmative Action in Undergraduate Admissions: A Comparative Analysis of Institutional Change in Higher Education.” Sociology of Education. January 2014. (link)
  • Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach. Co-edited volume with Sharon Lawner Weinberg. Routledge, 2011. (link)
  • The Teachers Union-Charter Impasse: Moving Forward from the New York Caps Fight. Education Policy Analysis Archives. 2010. (link)
  • Race, Schools, and Hope: African Americans and School Choice after Brown. Teachers College Press, 2008. (link)
  • School Choice Discourse and the Legacy of Brown. Journal of School Choice. 2006 (link)
  • The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools: Toward a Progressive Politics of School Choice. Co-edited volume with Eric Rofes. SUNY Press, 2004. (link)

Courses

  • SOED-GE 2325 - The Learning of Culture
  • HSED-GE 2070 - Public Problems: Introduction to Education and Social Policy
  • RESCH-GE 2140 - Approaches to Qualitative Inquiry
  • RESCH-GE 2147 - Fieldwork: Data Collection
  • RESCH-GE 2148 - Fieldwork: Data Analysis

Research Interests

  • sociology of race and education, African American schooling, urban schooling, school choice, charter schools, affirmative action, LGBTQ politics and social change