CSDE Seminar on Friday

The Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology and the West Coast Poverty Center Presents…

From High School to College: Gender, Immigrant Generation, and Race-Ethnicity

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Friday, Jan. 6th from 12:30-1:30 PM

Communications Building, Rm 120

Charles Hirschman, Dept. of Sociology and Mark Long, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

Today, over 75 percent of high school seniors aspire to graduate from college. However, only one-third of Americans hold a bachelor’s degree, and college graduation rates vary significantly by race/ethnicity and parental socioeconomic status. If most young adults aspire to obtain a college degree, why are these disparities so great? In From High School to College, Charles Hirschman analyzes the period between leaving high school and completing college for nearly 10,000 public and private school students across the Pacific Northwest.

Charles Hirschman is Boeing International Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and Governance at the University of Washington. He received his BA from Miami University (Ohio) in 1965 and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1972.

Mark Long is Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2002.

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