Eric Grodsky - "Changes in Ascribed and Achieved Advantage in American Higher Education"
Wed, February 1, 2012 • 12:00 PM • BUR 214
Eric Grodsky, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Minnesota
Dr Grodsky's areas of interest include sociology of education, stratification, and quantitative methods. His current research includes STEM in the New Millennium, which examines how the effects of grades, test scores and course taking on college attendance and declaring a STEM major have changed over time; Ready or Not? California’s Early Assessment Program and the Transition to College, which evaluates how informing students of their need for remediation while in high school impacts students senior year course taking patterns, transition to college and need for remediation upon college entry; and Should Everyone Go to College? which investigates whether or not America is best served by pushing more and more students into higher education.