A.A., Los Angeles Valley College
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., University of California, San Diego
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Dr. Kravatz is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at San Diego Mesa College. She has earned a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego. Professor Kravatz serves as chair of the Women’s Studies Advisory Committee, faculty advisor for the San Diego Mesa College Women’s Union, and committee member for the Humanities Institute. Kravatz specializes in the Sociology of Education, Race and Ethnicity, and Gender. She was awarded the San Diego Fellowship as well as the American Education Research Association’s Pre-dissertation Fellowship. She has worked as a research consultant at the University of San Diego on the Education Leadership Development Academy Project, and graduate researcher on the Spencer Foundation and Office of Educational Research and Improvement grants at the University of California, San Diego. Kravatz co-authored, “Learning in Classrooms: The Enactment of the Reform between Teachers and Students” with Kendra Sisserson and Charlene Bredder in Reform as Learning: School Reform, Organizational Culture, and Community Politics in San Diego by Lea Hubbard, Mary Kay Stein, and Hugh Mehan. Her current research interests include the dynamics of teaching critical pedagogy and social justice education in secondary schools representing homogeneous and diverse populations.
Department(s): Behavioral Science, Sociology