Amy Stuart Wells

Amy Stuart Wells

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Professor
Phone: 
+1 212 678 4042
Campus Phone: 
TC 4042
Department: 
Teachers College
Office Hours: 
By appointment
Areas of Interest: 
Educational Policy, Race and Education, Charter Schools, School Desegregation, School Choice Policy
Education: 

Ph.D., Columbia, 1991

Biographical Note: 

Amy Stuart Wells is a Professor of Sociology and Education, and the Coordinator of Policy Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research and writing has focused broadly on issues of race and education and more specifically on educational policies, such as school desegregation, school choice, charter schools, and tracking, and how they shape and constrain opportunities for students of color. She is the recipient of several honors and awards, including a 2001-02 Fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation's Scholars Program; the 2000 Julius & Rosa Sachs Lecturer, Teachers College-Columbia University; and the 2000 AERA Early Career Award for Programmatic Research.