Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Education and Psycholinguistics, New York University
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Research Interests: Educational Policy, Political Economy of Urban Education
Professor Anyon joined the Graduate Center from Rutgers University in 2002. She is a central figure in the scholarship on urban education. Her recent book, Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform, was reviewed in the New York Times and in 22 other publications, and is widely used and cited. It has sold over 15,000 copies. She has written many scholarly pieces on the confluence of social class, race, and education. Several of her articles are classics, and have been reprinted in over 40 books edited by others. Her forthcoming book is entitled, "And We Are Not Yet Saved: Social Policy, Urban Education, and a New Civil Rights Movement." Jean teaches Social and Educational Policy.