John Diamond Joins [email protected]

Professor John Diamond to join Brown University's Department of Sociology.

John Diamond is a sociologist of education who focuses on how race, ethnicity, and social class intersect with school leadership, practices, and policies to shape educational opportunities and outcomes. Previously, he was the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education at University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, as well as a faculty affiliate in the Departments of Afro-American Studies and Educational Policy Studies.

He is the co-author, with Amanda Lewis, of "Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools."

Diamond holds a BA in sociology and political science from the University of Michigan and a PhD in sociology from Northwestern University. He is a past recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship and has received research awards from the National Science Foundation, the American Educational Research Association, and the Institute for Education Sciences.