John Diamond

DiamondDr. John Diamond is the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Diamond is a sociologist of education who focuses on how race, ethnicity, and social class intersect with school practices and policies to determine the educational opportunities and outcomes of children. His research includes a four-year study of urban school leadership, an examination of the implications of social class for African-American parents’ educational participation, a study of race, social class and student achievement in suburban schools, and a study of the development and diffusion of teachers’ expectations of students.