Bonnie Siegler

Bonnie Siegler

Research Interests


Bonnie Siegler is a Ph.D. student whose research lies at the intersection of cultural sociology, sociology of race/ethnicity, and organizational sociology. She is interested in discourse, particularly in its relationship to inequality in institutional settings. Her research has centered on school choice, with projects examining parent school choice narratives and the role of race in parent school preferences. Her dissertation work focuses on discourse of race in organizations, particularly the ideology of diversity in US schools, as well as the expertise of DEI workers in schools. She uses qualitative and quantitative methods.




B.A. in Sociology Princeton University 2013; M.A. in Education Relay Graduate School of Education 2015; M.A. in Sociology Columbia University 2018