About Ann

 Ann Owens is Associate 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 holds a courtesy appointment at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Spatial Sciences Institute, and she is an associate director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation

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 was a 2016-17 NAEd/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently, Ann is a recipient of the William T. Grant Scholars Award (2024 Cohort).


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