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Jennifer Jennings

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D. (Sociology) 2009, Columbia University; M.Phil. (Education) 2003, University of Cambridge; B.A. (Public and International Affairs) 2000, Princeton University.

Office Address: 

Puck Building, Room 4121, 295 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012

Office Hours: 

On Leave: by appointment only.

Areas of Research/Interest: 

Education; stratification; health; class, race, and gender disparities in educational achievement.

Curriculum Vitae


ForthcomingDiPrete, Thomas A., & Jennifer L. Jennings.  Social and Behavioral Skills and the Gender Gap in Early Educational Achievement. Social Science Research.

2010Jennings, Jennifer L.  School Choice or Schools’ Choice? Managing in an Era of Accountability. Sociology of Education 83: 227-247.

2010Jennings, Jennifer L., & Thomas A. DiPrete.  Teacher Effects on Social and Behavioral Skills in Elementary School. Sociology of Education 83: 135-159.

2010Pallas, Aaron, & Jennifer L. Jennings. A Multiplex Theory of Urban Service Distribution: The Case of School Expenditures. Urban Affairs Review 45: 608-643.

Pallas, Aaron, & Jennifer L. Jennings. Cumulative Knowledge about Cumulative Advantage. Swiss Journal of Sociology 35: 211-229. 

2009Jennings, Jennifer L., & Andrew A. Beveridge.  How Does Test Exemption Affect Schools’ and Students’ Academic Performance? Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 31: 153-175.

2008Booher-Jennings, Jennifer. Learning to Label: Gender, Socialization, and High-Stakes Testing in Elementary School. British Journal of Sociology of Education 29: 149-160.

2005Booher-Jennings, Jennifer.  Below the Bubble: “Educational Triage” and the Texas Accountability System. American Educational Research Journal 42: 231-268.






Updated on 08/26/2015