Lauren Valentino is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Duke University. Her areas of interest include culture and cognition, and stratification and inequality. Her current research examines the social patterns in cultural perceptions of the education system, labor market, and social movements. Her work has been published in Social Forces, Social Problems, Social Currents, and Economics of Education Review, among other outlets.
- Homan, P, Valentino, L, & Weed, E. (2017, March). Being and Becoming Poor: How Cultural Schemas Shape Beliefs About Poverty. Social Forces, 95 (3), 1023-1048.
- Valentino, L, Moller, S, Stearns, E, & Mickelson, R. (2016, September 1). Perceptions of Future Career Family Flexibility as a Deterrent from Majoring in STEM. Social Currents, 3 (3), 273-292.
- Bottia, MC, Valentino, L, Moller, S, Mickelson, RA, & Stearns, E. (2016, August). Teacher Collaboration and Latinos/as’ Mathematics Achievement Trajectories. American Journal of Education, 122 (4), 505-535.
- Stearns, E, Bottía, MC, Davalos, E, Mickelson, RA, Moller, S, & Valentino, L. (2016, February). Demographic Characteristics of High School Math and Science Teachers and Girls’ Success in STEM. Social Problems, 63 (1), 87-110.
- Bottia, MC, Stearns, E, Mickelson, RA, Moller, S, & Valentino, L. (2015, April). Growing the roots of STEM majors: Female math and science high school faculty and the participation of students in STEM. Economics of Education Review, 45, 14-27.
- Moller, S, Banerjee, N, Bottia, MC, Stearns, E, Mickelson, RA, Dancy, M, Wright, E, & Valentino, L. (2015, January 1). Moving Latino/a Students Into STEM Majors in College: The Role of Teachers and Professional Communities in Secondary Schools. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 14 (1), 3-33.