State University of New York Distinguished Professor
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY
Access and Equity; Equity and Poverty; Gender, Culture, and Equity; Global Issues; Immigrant Issues; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Urban Education
Dr. Weis is author, co-author or editor of numerous books and articles that focus on race, class and gender in American schools. Her most recent publications include:
• Mixed Methods for Studies that Address Broad and Enduring Issues in Education Research: Report of the Mixed Methods Working Group with Commentaries from the Field (Special Section of Teachers College Record, edited by Lois Weis, Margaret Eisenhart, and Greg Duncan; with contributions from Elizabeth Albro, Andrea Conklin Bueschel, Paul Cobb, Greg J. Duncan, Jacquelynne Eccles, Margaret Eisenhart, Ruby Mendenhall, Pamela Moss, William Penuel, Robert K. Ream, Rubén G. Rumbaut, Finbarr Sloane, Lois Weis, Thomas S. Weisner, and James Wilson)
• In the guise of STEM education reform: Opportunity structures and outcomes in inclusive STEM-focused high schools (American Educational Research Journal)
• Class Warfare: Class and Race in Affluent and Elite Secondary Schools (University of Chicago)
• Class Reunion: The Remaking of the American White Working Class (Routledge)
• Working Method: Research and Social Justice (Routledge)
• Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, Race and Gender in United States Schools, revised edition (SUNY Press)
• The Unknown City: The Lives of Poor and Working Class Young Adults (Beacon Press)
Dr. Weis is Past President of the American Educational Studies Association and is on the editorial boards of several journals, including Educational Policy, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education and Review of Educational Research.
Dr. Weis was awarded the rank of SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the State University of New York system. The award recognizes full professors of national or international prominence for outstanding achievement in research and scholarship. Among her many awards, Weis and co-author Michelle Fine received the 2006 Critics' Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association for their book, Beyond Silenced Voices: Class, Race, and Gender in United States Schools. She is a member of the National Academy of Education (NAEd) and an Honorary Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.