Jessica McCrory Calarco Update

Jessica McCrory Calarco received her doctorate from our department in 2012 before joining the Department of Sociology at Indiana University where she is an Associate Professor. As a doctoral student she published an article, “I Need Help! Social Class and Children’s Help-Seeking in Elementary School” in the American Sociological Review. Her dissertation was published as Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School (Oxford 2018); it won the 2020 Bourdieu Best Book Award in the Sociology of Education Section of the ASA. She is  also the author of A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum (Princeton 2020).