Joanne W. Golann
Joanne W. Golann is an assistant professor of public policy and education in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University. As a sociologist, she approaches the study of education through a cultural lens. She uses ethnographic and interview methods to understand how schools and families transmit skills, behaviors, and habits to children. She is working on a book on no-excuses schools.