Eric Grodsky

Eric Grodsky


361 Statistics for Sociologists II

Professor of Sociology
4454 Sewell Social Sciences
(608) 262-4896
Office Hours: by appt only (Spr'19)

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:
Evangeleen Pattison, Eric Grodsky, and Chandra Muller. 2013. "Is the Sky Falling? Grade Inflation and the Signaling Power of Grades." Educational Researcher 42: 259-265

Michal Kurlaender and Eric Grodsky. 2013. "Mismatch and the Paternalistic Justification for Selective College Admissions." Sociology of Education 86: 294-310, first published on August 22, 2013. doi: 10.1177/0038040713500772

Demetra Kalogrides and Eric Grodsky. 2011. "Something to Fall Back On: Community Colleges as a Safety Net." Social Forces 89 (3): 853-878.

Bill McCarthy and Eric Grodsky. 2011. "Sex and School: Adolescent Sexual Intercourse and Education." Social Problems 58 (2): 213-234.

Eric Grodsky and Michal Kurlaender. 2010. "The Demography of Higher Education in the Wake of Affirmative Action." In Grodsky and Kurlaender (eds.) Equal Opportunity in Higher Education: The Past and Future of California’s Proposition 209. Boston: Harvard Education Press.

Eric Grodsky. 2010. "Learning in the Shadows and in the Light of Day." Comment on Buchmann, Roscigno and Condron "Shadow Education, American Style: Test Preparation, the SAT, and College Enrollment." Social Forces 89 (2): 475-481.

Eric Grodsky and Catherine Riegle-Crumb. 2010. "Those Who Choose and Those Who Don't: Social Background and College Orientation." The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 627 (1): 14-35.

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2002

Departmental Areas of Interest:
Social Stratification
Methods and Statistics

Center for Demography and Ecology
Institute for Research on Poverty
Wisconsin Center for Educational Research