Lauren Valentino


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, Poetics, Social Problems, Social Currents, and Economics of Education Review, among other outlets.

Homan, P, Valentino, L, and Weed, E. "Being and Becoming Poor: How Cultural Schemas Shape Beliefs About Poverty." Social Forces 95.3 (March 2017): 1023-1048. Full Text Open Access Copy

Valentino, L, Moller, S, Stearns, E, and Mickelson, R. "Perceptions of Future Career Family Flexibility as a Deterrent from Majoring in STEM." Social Currents 3.3 (September 2016): 273-292. Full Text Open Access Copy

Bottia, MC, Valentino, L, Moller, S, Mickelson, RA, and Stearns, E. "Teacher Collaboration and Latinos/as’ Mathematics Achievement Trajectories." American Journal of Education 122.4 (August 2016): 505-535. Full Text Open Access Copy

Stearns, E, Bottía, MC, Davalos, E, Mickelson, RA, Moller, S, and Valentino, L. "Demographic Characteristics of High School Math and Science Teachers and Girls’ Success in STEM." Social Problems 63.1 (February 2016): 87-110. Full Text Open Access Copy

Bottia, MC, Stearns, E, Mickelson, RA, Moller, S, and Valentino, L. "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 (April 2015): 14-27. Full Text Open Access Copy

Moller, S, Banerjee, N, Bottia, MC, Stearns, E, Mickelson, RA, Dancy, M, Wright, E, and Valentino, L. "Moving Latino/a Students Into STEM Majors in College." Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 14.1 (January 2015): 3-33. Full Text Open Access Copy