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Dennis Condron

Dennis Condron
Assistant Professor of Sociology
510B Varner Hall
(248) 370-2436

Research Interests

Sociology of education, social stratification

Selected Publications

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Graham Cassano, Dennis J. Condron, Heidi Lyons, and George Sanders. Forthcoming. "A collective effort to improve sociology students' writing skills." Teaching Sociology.

Downey, Douglas B., Dennis J. Condron, and Deniz Yucel. Forthcoming. "Number of siblings and social skills revisited among American fifth graders." Journal of Family Issues.

Condron, Dennis J.  2013.  “Affluence, Inequality, and Educational Achievement: A Structural Analysis of 97 Jurisdictions Across the Globe.”  Sociological Spectrum 33:73–97.

Condron, Dennis J., Daniel Tope, Christina R. Steidl, and Kendralin J. Freeman.  2013.  “Racial Segregation and the Black/White Achievement Gap, 1992-2009.”  The Sociological Quarterly 54:130–57.

Freeman, Kendralin J. and Dennis Condron. 2011. "Schmoozing in Elementary School: The Importance of Social Capital to First Graders." Sociological Perspectives 54:521-546.

Condron, Dennis J.  2011. "Egalitarianism and Educational Excellence: Compatible Goals for Affluent Societies?Educational Researcher 40:47-55.

Condron, Dennis J.  2009. "Social Class, School and Non-School Environments, and Black/White Inequalities in Children's Learning.American Sociological Review 74:683-708.
* Winner of the 2011 James Coleman Outstanding Article Award (American Sociological Association - Sociology of Education Section)

Courses Taught

SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 202: Introduction to Methods of Social Research
SOC 203: Social Statistics with Computer Applications
SOC 301: Social Stratification

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