Littisha Bates

Littisha Bates

Associate Dean

Associate Professor (PhD, Arizona State University)

McMicken Hall


A&S College of Arts and Sciences - 0367

Professional Summary

Sociology of Education; Early Childhood Education; Racial and Ethnic Stratification; Demography; Quantitative Research Methods; Immigration

Littisha Bates CV

Research and Practice Interests

Littisha Bates received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University and her B.A. from Grand Valley State University. At Arizona State University she was trained as quantitative Family Demographer in CePoD (Center for Population Dynamics). Her research interests include: education, family, demography and social stratification.

Her current research examines educational inequality. Her current project examines the changes in the magnet school enrollment processes in the City of Cincinnati. This project focuses on the impact of the change from first-some first-serve enrollment to a district wide lottery system on parents and schools. 

Dr. Bates is a faculty affiliate of the Department of Africana Studies.

Research Support

Grant: #Services Agreement Investigators:Bates, Littisha; Matthew, Ervin; Timberlake, Jeffrey 03-12-2014 -06-30-2014 Thomas B. Fordham Institute Pathways Out of Poverty Role:Collaborator $28,557.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit