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Richard Arum

Dean, School of Education

Dean Richard Arum is an expert on the legal and institutional environments of schools, social stratification and digital education. He has done influential research on the effectiveness of college education at preparing students for transitions to adulthood. His work focuses on student work habits, teaching and curriculum, and the development of critical thinking skills. His educational research is informed by sociological scholarship on socialization, social stratification, and organizations.


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