Kelly Iwanaga Becker

Kelly Becker
Advisor: Quillian


Areas of Interest

Sociology of Education; Inequality; Urban Sociology; Race, Class and Gender; Quantitative and Qualitative Methods


Current Research

The high school-to-college transition; High school counselors; Community colleges



Multi-Disciplinary Program in Education Sciences Fellow



NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY's Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2015.  More information.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY'S Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Instruction, beginning September 1, 2015. More infromation.


Our faculty advisers can help you select Sociology courses, even if Sociology isn't your major or minor.

Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching provides a variety of programs and workshops for graduate students and faculty interested in developing their teaching practices. In addition, the Searle Center offers a variety of programs for graduate students seeking to develop their skills as Teaching Assistant (TA) and instructor , such as, a yearly conference for new TA's, a teaching certificate program and fellowship opportunities.


Upcoming Events

Urban/Community Workshop: Kathleen Dunn, Loyola University
January 27, 20155:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sociology Colloquium - Professor Susan Shapiro, American Bar Foundation
January 29, 201512:30 PM - 2:00 PM

November 7, 2014