SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Sunday, August 11

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Session 167: Pathways to Social Mobility
Room: East End Suite

Sponsors: Educational Problems
Poverty, Class, and Inequality

Organizer, Presider &

Discussant: Kevin McElrath, Stony Brook University


“Comparing U.S. Born and Immigrant Youth: The Effects of Social Capital on Plans to Attend College,” Akilah Alleyne, University of Delaware

“Contending with the Double Bind: How Student-parent Expectations Matter for First-generation College Experiences and Outcomes,” Melissa Osborne, University of Chicago, Winner of the Educational Problems Division’s Student Paper Competition

“Navigating College Admissions: Students’ Score-status, Strategies, and Institutional Knowledge,” Ruo-Fan Liu, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Seeing is Achieving: Religion, Embodiment, and Explanations of Racial Inequality in STEM,” Daniel Bolger and Elaine Howard Ecklund, Rice University