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MA in Sociology of Education

Many graduates of the Sociology of Education program have gone on to pursue successful careers in the field, or are currently studying as doctoral students. Read ahead to learn more about several of our recent alumni:

Stewart Burns Wade

Stewart Burns Wade is Director of Enrollment, Research and Policy, Office of Student Enrollment, NYC Department of Education.

Catalina Iglesias

Catalina completed the MA in Sociology of Education program to learn more about the social and cultural determinants of education in order to become a more qualified Sociologist and make research that contributes to the design and implementation of public policies.

Natalie Spitzer

Natalie serves as the Community Coordinator for NYC Pre-K Explore, Teaching and Learning Programs, in the Division of Early Childhood Education at the New York City Department of Education.

Dena Lagomarsino

Dena Lagomarsino is a 2015 graduate of the Sociology of Education MA program.Her research focused on educators, sexuality, and social justice pedagogy.

Carolina Ramirez

Carolina Ramirez is a 2015 graduate of the Sociology of Education MA program. Her research focused on identity formation, school integration, college access and support, and social and cultural capital.

Linda Edouard

"The program painted for me the 'big-picture' in education --inclusive of processes that occur outside of the school setting. This allows me to contextualize and consciously reflect on how my role contributes to and/or resists the reproduction of inequalities in schools."

Elizabeth Jose

"The toolkit I gained at NYU included skills in evaluation and statistics that really put me a cut above the rest in the grant application pool."