Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Ph.D. Concentration Coordinator, Educational Leadership
- Ph.D. in urban schooling, University of California, Los Angeles
- M.Ed. in education policy and management, Harvard University
- M.A.T. in secondary social studies, Johns Hopkins University
- B.A. in history/sociology, University of Virginia
Race, stratification and inequality in American schools; regional, district and school-level policies to promote diversity and reduce segregation; the relationship between school and housing segregation
- Received the VCU School of Education Distinguished Junior Faculty Award in 2015
- Received the VCU Presidential Research Quest Fund Grant Award for 2014-15
- Frankenberg, E., Siegel-Hawley, G., & Diem, S. (2017). Segregation by Boundary Line: The Fragmentation of Memphis Area Schools. Educational Researcher. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X17732752
- Siegel-Hawley, G., Diem., S. & Frankenberg, E. (forthcoming). The Disintegration of Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee: School District Secession and Local Control in the 21st Century. American Educational Research Journal.
- Siegel-Hawley, G. (2016). When the fences come down: Twenty-first century lessons from metropolitan school desegregation. Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press. http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=3746
- Siegel-Hawley, G. (2013). Educational gerrymandering? Race and attendance boundaries in a racially changing suburb. Harvard Educational Review, 83(4). http://hepgjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.17763/haer.83.4.k385375245677131
Dr. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley’s research focuses on examining school segregation and resegregation in U.S. metropolitan areas, along with strategies for promoting inclusive school communities and policy options for a truly integrated society. She teaches courses dealing with racial/ethnic relations in U.S. schools, educational policy and the racial, social and political contexts of education.
Siegel-Hawley’s current projects include a book manuscript on fostering intentionally diverse and equitable schools and, with colleagues, a mixed-methods examination federally funded magnet schools.
Siegel-Hawley works with the UCLA Civil Rights Project as a research affiliate. She is a Richmond native and a proud graduate of Richmond Public Schools. Siegel-Hawley taught high school history in Baltimore City Public Schools for two years before returning home to spend two more years teaching at John Marshall High School.