Eve Ewing
Published July 12, 2017
Updated April 16, 2021

Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education, an assistant professor in the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice, and a writer of nonfiction, poetry, comics, children’s books and plays. Her work examines how racism and other structures of social inequality impact young people; how K-12 public school systems can interrupt or perpetuate these problems; and what educators, policymakers, families, community members and young people themselves can do to understand, acknowledge and disrupt them.

Ewing’s work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues. Her book Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side (2018) will be followed by the forthcoming Original Sins: The (Mis)education of Black and Native Children and the Construction of American Racism.

Expertise: Racism, social inequality and urban policy in public school systems, sociology of education

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Email: beotis.com/press

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