Office Hours for Winter 2016 :
- Winter 2016: Friday 12-1 and 3-4
- Political Economy of Education
- Social Movements
Duane's research focuses on the restructuring of schooling around high-stakes standardized testing; its effects on both teacher's pedagogical authority and racial and class inequality in education and society; and the resistance to this restructuring by teachers, students, and the community at large.
2013, M.A. Sociology, University of California Davis
2009, B.A. Sociology with a minor in Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston
Academic Work Experience:
As a Teaching Assistant:
- Soc 11 Labor and Employment: Spring 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016
- Soc 1 Intro to Sociology: Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Winter 2017
- Soc 2 Self and Society: Fall 2011, Winter 2012.
- Soc 3 Social Problems: Fall 2014
- Soc 25 Pop Culture: Spring 2015
- Soc 46a Methods of Social Research: Fall 2015
As a Reader:
- Soc 3: Social Problems: Summer Session II 2012.
Professional Work Experience:
- Chair - Davis Unit of UC Student Workers Union UAW 2865 (April 2012 - April 2014)
- Instructor for Smart Start Extended Day, Brockton Community Schools, Brockton, MA. (August 2009 – August 2011)
- Substitute Teacher, Brockton Public Schools, Brockton MA (April 2003 - December 2005; September 2006 - July 2011)
- College Teaching Assistant, Brockton Community Schools, Brockton, MA. (December 2005 – June 2009)
- Special Education Paraprofessional, Brockton Public Schools, Brockton, MA. (January 2006 – June 2006)
Wright, Duane (2009) "The Latino Immigrant Labor Experience as Depicted in Film," Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge: Vol. 7: Iss. 1, Article 11.