Sabina E. Vaught
Associate Professor of Urban Education
- Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Departments of
Educational Policy Studies and Curriculum & Instruction
- M.Ed., Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, Secondary
- B.A., University of Washington, English
Sabina E. Vaught
is Associate Professor in the Department of Education. Dr.
Vaught's scholarship examines the institutional contexts and
dynamics of race, gender, schooling, and power. Her research
focus on educational inequity and the political economy of
schooling is grounded in Critical Race Theory and feminist
theories. Specifically, she has conducted institutional
ethnographic studies in a large urban school district and in a
state division of juvenile affairs and its prison schools.
ED161 Sociology of the School
ED167 Critical Race Theory Seminar
ED191 Issues in Qualitative Research
Vaught, S. (2012). Hate speech in a juvenile male prison school
and in U.S. schooling, The Urban Review,
Vaught, S. (2012). Institutional grief: Prison, schooling, and
racist melancholia, Harvard Educational
Review, 82(1), 52-77.
Vaught, S. (2011). Racism, public schooling, and the
entrenchment of White Supremacy: a critical race
ethnography. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
Vaught, S. (2011). "They might as well be Black": the
racialization of Sa'moan high school students.
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education,
Vaught, S. (2009). The color of money: School funding and the
commodification of Black children. Urban
Education, 44(5), 545-570.
Vaught, S. (2008). Writing against racism: Telling White lies
and reclaiming culture. Qualitative Inquiry,
Vaught, S. & Castagno, A. (2008). "I don't think I'm a racist":
Critical race theory, teacher attitudes, and
structural racism. Race, Ethnicity, and Education, 11(2),