[picture]Kevin J. Dougherty Collection
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Educational Background

M.A., Ph.D. Harvard University
B.A., Washington University

Scholarly Interests

The community college. Higher education policy and reform. Higher education finance. College students. K-12 educational reform. Sociology of education.

Prof. Dougherty's current research is focused on state policies affecting access to, and success in, community colleges by minority and low-income students. The project, which is being funded by the Lumination Foundation for Education, is interviewing community college policy makers in all 50 states. In the past, Professor Dougherty has done extensive research and writing on the historical origins and impact on students of community colleges, the performance accountability movement in higher education, the role of higher education in economic development, and reform movements in elementary and secondary education (especially school choice, charter schools, and performance standards).
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Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/...
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[thumbnail] Community Colleges and Contract Training: Content, Origins and Impact
by k. Dougherty (2000)
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[thumbnail] Mass Higher Education: What Is Its Impetus? What Is Its Impact?
by k. Dougherty (1987)
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[thumbnail] It's Not Enough to Get Through the Open Door: Inequalities by Social Background in Transfer from Community Colleges to Four-Year Colleges
by K. Dougherty (2006)
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[thumbnail] Education and Society : A Reader
by F. Hammack & K. Dougherty (circa 2005)
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[thumbnail] The Contradictory College : the Conflicting Origins, Impacts, and Futures of the Community College
by K. Dougherty (1994)
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