Chair, Committee on Education
Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology and the Harris School of Public Policy
Interests: Sociology of education, educational inequality, and quantitative methods
Course(s) in Education Research: Applications of Hierarchical Linear Methods, Statistical Methods of Research
Associate Director, Committee on Education
Associate Senior Instructional Professor
Interests: Education and social inequality, designing urban schools to reduce social inequality in educational achievement, the social context of urban schooling, and the interplay of schooling and identity.
Course(s) in Education Research: Schooling and Social Inequality, Schooling and Identity, Language, Culture, and Education
Department Administrator, Committee on Education
About: Negatwa is the department administrator for the Committee on Education. She supports the Pre-Doctoral Training Program and assists with matters of grant management, PhD student affairs, and general student and faculty support. Prior to this role, she worked at Northwestern University as a Program Assistant for the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department and the Environmental Sciences Program. Negatwa attended Northwestern University and holds a BA in Earth and Planetary Sciences.
In her free time, you’ll find her hiking around nearby forest preserves and snuggling with her two cats.
Student Affairs Administrator, Committee on Education, Committee on Social Thought
About: Megan is the student affairs administrator for the Committee on Social Thought and the Committee on Education. She supports the Education and Society minor and MA Certificate programs and assists with matters of registration, course scheduling and general student and faculty support. Prior to this role, she worked at Georgetown University as the Associate Director for Academic Affairs in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Megan attended Kansas State University and holds a BA in English Literature.
Her favorite activities include chasing her four children, writing, and renovating her 100-year old home.