Carol B. Stack

Carol Stack, an anthropologist, helped launch the program Social and Cultural Studies in Education.  She the author of All Our Kin, and Call To Home. In her early writing she focused on urban and rural poverty, child and family policy, and on migration, race and gender. Mid-career her focus turned to youth, work, and schooling. She is a public anthropologist with a keen interest in social science methodology. Over the past four years Professor Stack has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology at Princeton teaching Graduate and Undergraduate Seminars on Persistent Poverty and on Writing Ethnography. Recently she has co-authored four articles with sociologist Linda Burton, including “Ethnography: The Method That “Rocks Our Soul.”