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.
- Ph.D., Cornell University 2012
- M.A., Cornell University 2010
- A.B., University of Georgia at Athens 2005
Rose, D. "Keys That Jingle and Fold: Federal Student Aid and the Expansion of Educational Opportunity for Black Women." Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 38.3 (July 3, 2017): 363-384. Full Text
Rose, D. "Higher Education and the Transformation of American Citizenship." PS: Political Science & Politics 50.02 (April 2017): 403-407. Full Text
Rose, D. "The Public Policy Roots of Women's Increasing College Degree Attainment: The National Defense Education Act of 1958 and the Higher Education Act of 1965." Studies in American Political Development 30.1 (April 1, 2016): 62-93. Full Text
Rose, D. "Regulating Opportunity: Title IX and the Birth of Gender-Conscious Higher Education Policy." Journal of Policy History 27.01 (January 2015): 157-183. Full Text