Cities, Suburbs & Schools Project
at Trinity College, Hartford, CT

© 2007 web design by
Ben deBeer Zeiger & Eli Rose

jack Jack Dougherty, Project Director
Associate
Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College
Areas: Educational history, policy, and practice in the US
see Trinity College faculty profile
email: jack.dougherty@trincoll.edu

Student contributors (listed by class year):

Jasmin Agosto '10
Student researcher, Summer 2008 and 2009
Project: Drawing, Jumping, and Defending the Lines: Zoning Homes and Schools in Metropolitan Hartford, Past and Present
Major: American Studies & Educational Studies

Nick Bacon '10
Student researcher, Summer 2008
Project: School Success Inside Suburbs: A Neighborhood-Level Analysis of Student Demographics and Educational Outcomes in Metropolitan Hartford
Major: Public Policy and Law

Devlin Hughes '09
Student researcher, 2008-09
Project: SmartChoices: A Digital Guide to Public School Choice in Greater Hartford
Major: Psychology and Interdisciplinary (Data Representation)
Christina Ramsay '09
Student researcher, Summer 2007
Project: Recommendations from the Inside: A Qualitative Study on the Experiences of Hartford Families in the Project Choice Program
and
Co-author: Missing the Goal: A Visual Guide to Sheff v O'Neill (2007)
Major: Educational Studies & Psychology
Natasha Rosa '09
Student researcher, Summer 2007
Project: Shopping for Homes and Schools: A Qualitative Study of Renters in West Hartford
Major: Educational Studies, with minor in Hispanic Studies

Cintli Sanchez '09
Student researcher, Summer 2007
Project: Selling Homes, Selling Schools: How Real Estate Agents Shape Homebuyers' Perceptions of School Quality, Past and Present
Major: Educational Studies & Psychology

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Heather Moore '08
Student researcher, Summer 2005 & 2007
Projects: Race and Magnet School Choice: A Mixed Methods Study in Urban Connecticut
and
Private School Choice and Educational Outcomes in Metropolitan Hartford
Major: Educational Studies and American Studies

Jesse Wanzer '08
Student researcher, Summer 2006 & 2007 & 2008
Project: Race and Magnet School Choice: A Mixed Methods Study in Urban Connecticut
and
Co-author: Missing the Goal: A Visual Guide to Sheff v O'Neill (2007)
Major: Educational Studies and Psychology

Russell Smith, Laura Maloney, Michael Snow, Jeffrey Harrelson, Drew Murphy '07 (left to right, with Jack Dougherty and Diane Zannoni in back row, Sandra Black in middle)
Co-authors: "School Choice in Suburbia: Test Scores, Race, and Housing Markets," American Journal of Education 115 (August 2009)
Majors: Economics and other fields

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Aleesha Young '07
Student researcher, Summer 2005
Project: Real Estate, Race, and Bloomfield Schools 1950-2000
Major: Educational Studies & Psychology
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Naralys Estevez '06
Student researcher, Summer 2005
Project: Are Magnet Schools Attracting All Families Equally?
and
Co-author: A Visual Guide to Sheff (2006)
Major: Educational Studies & Psychology

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Nivia Nieves ’06
Student researcher, Summer 2004 & 2005
Project: Shaping the Learning Corridor Interdistrict Magnet Schools, 1990s to the present
Major: Educational Studies

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Rebecca Wetzler '06
Student researcher, Summer 2005
Project: Family and School Factors Influencing the Racial Achievement Gap in West Hartford Public Schools
Major: Psychology
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Kelli Perkins '05
Student researcher, Summer 2004 & 2005
Project: Public Schools and Private Real Estate Markets in Metropolitan Hartford, 1940-2000
Major: Educational Studies

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Sebastian Ebarb '06
Technical support, Summer 2004
Project: Integrating City-Suburban Geographic Information System (GIS) Maps and the World Wide Web
Major: Political Science

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Carmen Green '06
Student researcher, Summer 2004
Project: Catholic Schools, Racial Change, and Suburbanization in Twentieth-Century Metropolitan Hartford
Major: Religion

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Grace Beckett '05/IDP
Student researcher, Summer 2004
Project: Suburban Participation in Hartford's Project Concern School Desegregation Program, 1966-1998
Major: Educational Studies
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Jacqueline Katz '05
Student researcher, Summer-Fall 2003, Summer 2004
Project: Historical Memory and the Transformation of City and Suburban Schools
Major: American Studies & Educational Studies

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Tony DePina '04
Student researcher, Fall 2003
Project: Comparing Suburban School Culture in Metropolitan Hartford: How Does the Formal and Hidden Curriculum Vary Across Two High Schools?
Major: Educational Studies and Sociology

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Jennifer Williams ’04
Student researcher, Summer 2004
Project: The Unthinkable Remedy: Sheff v. O'Neill and the Proposed Metropolitan Hartford School District
Major: Political Science
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Dana Banks '03
Student researcher, Spring 2003
Co-author: "City-Suburban Desegregation and Forced Choices: Review Essay of Susan Eaton's The Other Boston Busing Story" Teachers College Record 105 (2004): 985-998.
Major: Political Science
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Eric Lawrence '03
Student researcher, Summer 2002
Project: Teacher Suburbanization and the Diverging Discourse on Hartford Public School Quality, 1950-1970
Major: American Studies (with elementary teacher certification)
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Sarah Kaminski '02
Student researcher, Fall 2001
Publication: "Magnet Schools: An Effective Solution to Sheff v O'Neill?" Trinity Papers 21 (2001-02): 63-71.
Major: Educational Studies