Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University
Chapter Member: Virginia SSN
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About Genevieve

Siegel-Hawley’s research examines the scope and dynamics of school segregation and resegregation in U.S. metropolitan areas, along with policies for promoting intentionally integrated schools and communities. Siegel-Hawley also examines how and why equal educational opportunity is distributed so unequally across urban, suburban, and exurban districts.

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Opinion: "Want to Make Access to College Fair? Root Out K-12 Inequality," Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2, 2023.
Opinion: "Segregated Schools, Not ‘Divisive Concepts,’ Are What Divide Us," Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 19, 2023.
Opinion: "Commit to Improve - Not Dismantle - Public Schools," Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 4, 2022.


"Small Advances and Swift Retreat: Race-Conscious Educational Policy in the Obama and Trump Administrations" (with Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Kathryn McDermott, Sarah McCollum, Elizabeth DeBray, and Janelle Scott). Education Policy Analysis Archives 31 (2023).

Examined how Obama and Trump officials envisioned and changed the role of the federal government in fostering K-12 race-conscious educational policies and what mechanisms they used to advance priorities. 

"A Single Garment: Creating Intentionally Diverse Schools that Benefit All Children" (Cambridge: Harvard Education Press, 2020).

Explores the leadership, policies and practices that support contemporary school integration.