Deondra Rose

Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

External Address: 
226 Sanford Building, Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 613-7395

Deondra Rose is an Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy with a secondary appointment in the Department of Political Science.  Her research focuses on the feedback effects of landmark social policies on the American political landscape.  In addition to U.S. public/social policy, Rose's research and teaching interests include higher education policy, American political development (APD), political behavior, identity politics (e.g., gender, race, and socioeconomic status), and inequality.Her first book, Citizens by Degree (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), examines the development of landmark U.S. higher education policies--including the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the Higher Education Act of 1965, and Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments--and their impact on the gender dynamics of American citizenship.  Rose's research has appeared in Studies in American Political Development, the Journal of Policy History, the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy, and PS: Political Science & Politics.

Education

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 2012
  • M.A., Cornell University 2010
  • A.B., University of Georgia at Athens 2005

Rose, D, and Phillip Ayoub, . "In Defense of 'Me' Studies." Inside Higher Ed. (Essay, Scholarly Commentary)

Educating Black Elites: HBCUs, Public Policy, and the Redistribution of American Political Power awarded by National Academy of Education (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018