Photo by Christian Sanchez

Photo by Christian Sanchez

Research + teaching

As a qualitative sociologist of education, Eve L. Ewing studies racism and inequality, and the impact of these social structures on American public schools and the lived experiences of young people. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She earned her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was co-chaired the Harvard Educational Review and her dissertation received the 2016 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association (social contexts division). Her book Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side is forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press in October 2018. She is also a fellow at the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago and a senior fellow at the Center for Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago and a Civic Media Fellow at the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California.

For more information on courses and past and current research, visit her University of Chicago faculty page.

Course Syllabi:

Racism + Educational Inequality in the Lives of African-American Youth (Harvard University)
Education + Social Policy (Wellesley College)