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Littisha Bates

Title: Associate Professor (PhD, Arizona State University)
Office: 1014 Crosley Tower
Tel: 513-556-4714
Email: bateslh@ucmail.uc.edu

Sociology of Education; Early Childhood Education; Racial and Ethnic Stratification; Demography; Quantitative Research Methods; Immigration

Research Information

Research Interests

Littisha Bates received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University and her B.A. from Grand Valley State University. At Arizona State University she was trained as quantitative Family Demographer in CePoD (Center for Population Dynamics). Her research interests include: education, family, demography and social stratification.

Her current research examines educational inequality. Her current project examines the changes in the magnet school enrollment processes in the City of Cincinnati. This project focuses on the impact of the change from first-some first-serve enrollment to a district wide lottery system on parents and schools. 

Dr. Bates is a faculty affiliate of the Department of Africana Studies.

Research Support

  • (Collaborator), Bates, Littisha; Matthew, Ervin; Timberlake, Jeffrey, Pathways Out of Poverty, Thomas B. Fordham Institute. (Services Agreement), $28,557.00. 03-12-2014 to 06-30-2014. Status: Active.