Jayanti Owens

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Brown University
Phone: 
(401) 863-1114
Fax: 
(401) 863-3213
Email Address: 
jayanti_owens@brown.edu
Office Location: 
284 Wallace Hall

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Brown University
Interests: causes of gender, racial/ethnic, and immigrant educational and labor market inequality, the growing, female-favoring gender gap in educational attainment in the U.S., a growing disparity in parents' and teachers' perceptions of boys' and girls' childhood behavior problems across cohorts, and the uneven educational and career penalties asociated with males' and females' behavior problems.