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The (un)clear race: Configurations of whiteness in Anglophone literature of the Caribbean diaspora
This dissertation closely examines constructions of whiteness in contemporary Anglophone literature of the Caribbean Diaspora, addressing the following key questions: (1) why is it necessary to study whiteness specifically ...
The space between: Roles parents play in their children's educational success (or non-success). Examining a model of parental influence across family race and child gender
With a continued and recently growing difference in achievement between African American and White students and between African American boys and their female peers, attention is re-focusing on parents as agents of positive ...
Class construction: White working-class student identity in the new millennium
Class Construction: White Working-Class Student Identity Construction in the New Millennium explores the identity development of a group of white working-class high school students in a deindustrialized area of the Northeast. ...
Essays on the minimum wage
This dissertation consists of three studies on the employment effect from increasing the minimum wage. The first essay analyzes the change in employment of 16-19 year olds over time. The other two essays use a difference ...