Robert Crosnoe, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean of Liberal Arts and Rapoport Centennial Professor of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to coming to The University of Texas at Austin, he received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Stanford University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Crosnoe’s research considers the connections among health, child/adolescent development, and education and the contributions of these connections to socioeconomic and immigration-related inequalities in American society. This work has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Science Foundation, Institute of Education Sciences, National Institute of Justice, William T. Grant Foundation, and Foundation for Child Development.
A few of his book titles are The Starting Line: Latinx Children, Texas Schools, and National Debates about Early Education (University of Texas Press), Mexican Roots, American Schools: Helping Mexican Immigrant Children Succeed (Stanford University Press), Fitting In, Standing Out: Navigating the Social Challenges of High School to Get an Education (Cambridge University Press), and Debating Early Child Care: The Relationship between Developmental Science and the Media (Cambridge University Press with Tama Leventhal).
Crosnoe is Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Collaborative on Development in Context, President-Elect of the Society for Research on Adolescence, and a member of the Governing Councils for Society for Research in Child Development and Council on Contemporary Families.
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