Patrice Collins

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M.A. Early Childhood Education, California State University Long Beach, 2013
B.A. Child Development and Family Studies, California State University Long Beach, 2009
Areas of Interest: 
Urban Sociology; Ethnographic Methods; Race and Ethnicity; Poverty; Parental Incarceration; Child Wellbeing; Family Studies; Inequality and Social Justice

Patrice Collins is a fellow of the Urban Ethnography Project and Comer School Development Program at Yale University. Before joining the doctoral program in Sociology, Patrice worked as a preschool teacher, early education lab instructor, family consumer science lecturer, and early childhood consultant in child development and social policy at the Yale Child Study Center.  She is a recipient of the Yale University President’s Public Service Fellowship and is currently working on an ethnographic project that examines the everyday life of families experiencing parental incarceration.