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Leslie Santee Siskin

Research Associate Professor

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Leslie Santee Siskin is a noted sociologist of organizations and organizational change. Her research focuses primarily in high schools, where she has studied departmental organization, interdisciplinary experiments, high stakes testing, and comprehensive school reforms (America's Choice and the International Baccalaureate). Her current research project is examining the introduction and implementation of online/blended learning. She is the author or co-author of several articles and books about high schools, including Realms of Knowledge: Academic Departments in Secondary Schools, The Subjects in Question: Departmental Organization and the High School, and The New Accountability: High Schools and High-stakes Testing. She has been a Fellow at Columbia University and Cambridge University and was Associate Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and at Hofstra before coming to NYU.

Selected Publications