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2021 Ph.D. Sociology, Purdue University (expected)
2008 MLIS, Kent State University
2006 M.A. Sociology, The Ohio State University
2004 B.A. Sociology and German (with Honors, Summa Cum Laude), University of Northern Iowa
Holliday, Amy L. and Rachel E. Dwyer. 2009. “Suburban Neighborhood Poverty in US Metropolitan Areas in 2000.” City and Community 8:155-176.
Renzulli, Linda and Amy Petts. 2018. “Educational Inequality" Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition
Petts, Amy L. & Richard J. Petts. 2019 “Gender Matters: Racial variation and marital stability among intraracial couples.” Journal of Family Issues 40(13): 1808-1831.
Petts, Amy L. 2019. "Mapping Racial Boundaries: For Whom Do Varying Racial Identities Decrease Happiness?" Race and Social Problems 11(4): 308-322.
Racial Inequality, Racial Identity Formation, Higher Education, Educational Inequality, Neighborhood Segregation, Demographic Transitions
Introduction to Sociology, Research Methods, Statistical Methods, Sociology of Education, Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Demography
2019-Present Managing Editor, Sociology of Education Journal
2017-2019 Graduate Research Associate, Department of Sociology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2014-2017 Instructor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
2009-2012 Assistant Director for Institutional Effectiveness, Ball State University, Muncie IN
2010 Library Assessment Consultant, Baylor University Libraries, Waco, TX
2008-2009 Librarian 1, Federal Grant Consultant, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis IN
2006-2008 Graduate Data Analyst, Center For Human Resource Research, Columbus, OH
2004-2005 Graduate Research Associate, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH