Using an anthropological perspective, Carol Stack conducts research on urban youth, migration, rural and urban families, service sector employment, and other facets of the social context of education. She has served as the chair of the Women’s Studies program, and as the chancellor’s assistant on the status of women at UC Berkeley, writing a report on pay and promotion differentials between male and female faculty members. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow of Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a Fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation.
Research Expertise and Interest
language, culture, migration, society, education, literacy, urban youth, rural and urban families, service sector employment, facets of the social context of education, women’s studies