Ann Owens is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Southern California. Her teaching and research interests include urban sociology, sociology of education, social stratification and inequality, social policy, and sociological research methods. She is a faculty affiliate at the Spatial Sciences Institute, the Population Research Center, the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, and the Children's Data Network.
At USC, Ann regularly teaches an undergraduate lecture course, Social Problems; the first statistics course for Sociology PhD students, Social Statistics and Quantitative Methods I; and Approaches to Sociological Research, a proseminar introducing first-semester Sociology PhD students to substantive subfields, methodological approaches, and professional development.
Ann received her PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University in 2012 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality in 2012-13. Ann is a 2016-17 NAEd/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow.
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