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Amy Lutz

Amy Lutz

Contact Information:

aclutz@syr.edu

315.443.3114

426 Eggers Hall

Office Hours:

By Appointment

Staff Support:

Zia Jackson

315.443.3114

zrjackso@syr.edu

Amy Lutz

Associate Professor, Sociology Department


Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Courses

  • 2024 Spring
    • SOC 499 Honors Capstone Project
  • 2023 Fall
    • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
    • SOC/WGS 281 Sociology of Families
  • 2023 Spring
    • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
    • SOC/WGS 281 Sociology of Families
  • 2022 Fall
    • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
    • SOC/WGS 281 Sociology of Families
  • 2022 Spring
    • SOC/WGS 248 Racial and Ethnic Inequalities

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., The University at Albany, State University of New York, 2002

Bio

Amy Lutz is an associate professor of sociology and a senior research associate in the Center for Policy Research. She conducts research on children of immigrants, race ethnicity and educational inequalities. Lutz is currently working on a project that examines the educational and early labor market outcomes among children of immigrants in France and the United States. She is also working on a collaborative project on the relationship between families and schools and the role of social class on educationally relevant parenting practices. Additionally, she is working on a project that aims to determine how different affirmative action contexts have impacted different racial-ethnic groups’ enrollment and completion of degrees at selective colleges and universities.

 Amy received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Albany in 2002.

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, immigration, bilingualism, educational inequality

Research Interests

Immigration, racial and ethnic inequality, sociology of education, sociology of language

Research Grant Awards and Projects

"Working and Teaching from Home in New York State Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - COVID-Relief Grant.

"Working and Teaching from Home in New York State Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic", Sponsored by CUSE Grants - Innovative & Interdisciplinary Research Grant.

"RAPID: Working and Teaching from Home in New York State amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

"Parenting and Schooling in Diverse Families", Sponsored by Russell Sage Foundation.

"Access to Selective Colleges in the Pre- and Post-Gutter Eras among Racial, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups", Sponsored by National Science Foundation.

Selected Publications

Presentations and Events

Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University, "What’s At Stake for Colleges and Students in the Wake of the Supreme Court’s 2023 Affirmative Action Decision" (August 30, 2023)

Lutz, A. C., London, A. S., annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, "Who Joined the Military in the Post-9/11 Era" (August 19, 2023)

Mexican Student Association, Syracuse University, "Affirmative Action: Where do we go from here?" (March 23, 2023)

Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, "Author Meets Critics Session: Parenting in Privilege or Peril: How Social Inequality Enables or Derails the American Dream" (February 25, 2023)

Lutz, A. C., Abdelhady, D., Citizenship Across Borders: New Forms in a Post-national World, University of Strasbourg/Syracuse University, "Lived Citizenship among the Children of North African Immigrants" (October 21, 2022)

Lutz, A. C., Bokayev, B., S. C., annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, "After The Bell: Managing Children’s Free Time During Covid-19" (August, 2022)

Lutz, A. C., Vesselinov, E., Freeman, L., the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, "Oh, the Places You’ll Go: Neighborhood Economic Diversity and Children’s Educational Outcomes in New York City" (August, 2020)

Lutz, A. C., Abdelhady, D., The 14th Conference of the European Sociological Association, "Perceptions of Educational Inequality among the Children of Immigrants in Three Systems" (August 20, 2019 - August 23, 2019)

Lutz, A. C., Abdelhady, D., the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, "Perceptions of Social Mobility among the Children of Immigrants in the United States, France, and Germany" (August, 2019)

Lutz, A. C., Bennett, P. R., Jayaram, L., the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, "Social Class in the Context of School Choice: Parents’ Participation in the High School Application Process" (August, 2019)

Honors and Accolades

Russell Sage Foundation (2012 - 2013)