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Lisa M. Stulberg

Lisa M. Stulberg

Associate Professor of Sociology of Education

Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities


Lisa M. Stulberg is associate professor of sociology of education 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 LGBTQ Social Movements (Polity, 2018). She is the co-editor (with Eric Rofes) of The Emancipatory Promise of Charter Schools: Toward a Progressive Politics of School Choice (SUNY Press, 2004) and 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 on the connection between pop culture and LGBTQ+ social change. She has blogged for Huffington Post Queer Voices. 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.




Selected Publications


Sociology of Education

In this program you will learn to analyze educational problems and issues, such as educational equity, using a sociological lens.

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