Patrick Denice

Patrick Denice, Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Sociology, U. Washington
M.A. Sociology, U. Washington
B.A. Sociology, Boston College pdf Full CV

 

Current Research Projects

Unions and nonunion pay in US workplaces, 1977-2015
with Jake Rosenfeld

Group-based trajectory modeling of college student persistence

Human capital acquisition over the working-life course

School choice and racial and socioeconomic segregation

Protectionist institutions and racial inequality in the U.S.



Recent Publications (Past 5 Years)
>for more see Full CV

Refereed Articles

(2017) "Back to school: Race and gender gaps in adults' participation in formal schooling, 1978-2013" Demography 54(3):1147-1173.

(2016) "Choice, preferences, and constraints: Evidence from public school applications in Denver" (with Betheny Gross) Sociology of Education 89(4):300-320.

(2015) "The power of transparency: Evidence from a British workplace survey" (with Jake Rosenfeld) American Sociological Review 80(5):1045-1068.

(2015) "Does it pay to attend a for-profit college? Vertical and horizontal stratification in higher education" Social Science Research 52:161-178.

Reports & Policy Briefs

(2018) Urban Institute Student Transportation Working Group, The Road to School: How Far Students Travel to School in Denver, Detroit, New Orleans, New York City, and Washington, DC, Washington, DC: Education Policy Program, Urban Institute.

(2017) Can Public Transportation Improve Students' Access to Denver's Best Schools of Choice? (with Betheny Gross), Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2017) Urban Institute Student Transportation Working Group, Student Transportation and Educational Access: How Students Get to School in Denver, Detroit, New Orleans, New York City, and Washington, DC, Washington, DC: Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute.

(2016) Union Decline Lowers Wages of Nonunion Workers: The Overlooked Reason Why Wages Are Stuck and Inequality Is Growing (with Jake Rosenfeld and Jennifer Laird) Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute.

(2016) "When They Choose Public Schools, What Do Parents Want? SSN Key Findings," Cambridge, MA: Scholars Strategy Network.

(2015) Measuring Up: Educational Improvement and Opportunity in 50 Cities (with Michael DeArmond, Betheny Gross, Jose Hernandez, and Ashley Jochim), Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2015) Understanding Student Discipline Practices in Charter Schools: A Research Agenda (with Betheny Gross, and M. Karega Rausch), Seattle,WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2015) Common Enrollment, Parents, and School Choice: Early Evidence from Denver and New Orleans (with Betheny Gross, and Michael DeArmond), Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2015) Is the School Enrollment System Working for Families? An Evaluation of Denver's "SchoolChoice" Process, 2012-2014 (with Betheny Gross), Denver, CO: A+ Denver.

(2014) School Leadership in Washington State: Today's Leaders and Key Challenges They Face (with Christine Campbell and Michael DeArmond), Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2014) Missing Out on Strong School Leaders? A Survey of Principal Hiring and Support in Washington State (with Michael DeArmond and Christine Campbell), Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.

(2014) Are Charter Schools Working? A Review of the Evidence, Seattle, WA: Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington.