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Paul Attewell
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Phone: (212)650-8571
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. University of California, San Diego
Research Interests: Educational Inequality, High School, Information Technology in Education
Paul Attewell is Professor in Sociology and Urban Education PhD Program at the Grduate Center. His research focuses on the relationship between educational institutions and social inequality in middle and high schools and colleges, the reasons for low degree completion rates in non-selective colleges, and field experiments in which lower income undergraduates are encouraged to increase their "academic momentum" in college, using monetary incentives.