Assistant Professor of Education

Overview

David Rangel's research examines the relationship between education and social inequality. In particular, my work centers on race and ethnicity and considers their role in shaping educational inequities. Within this area, I examine how race, ethnicity, social class, and educational level intersect to shape parents’ socialization and school involvement practices and structure the educational advantages (and disadvantages) parents transmit to their children.examine the relationship between education and social inequality. In particular, my work centers on race and ethnicity and considers their role in shaping educational inequities. Within this area, I examine how race, ethnicity, social class, and educational level intersect to shape parents’ socialization and school involvement practices and structure the educational advantages (and disadvantages) parents transmit to their children.

Building upon theoretical insights from the stratification tradition in sociology, his work makes substantive contributions to scholarship on Latinx parenting, family-school relations, social class, race and racism, and population health.

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