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- Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Education
- M.A. University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Education
- B.A. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Psychology
Horvat, Erin McNamara (2012) Pushing Parents Away: School District Bureaucracy, Middle Class Parents and Social Class Integration. In The Politicization of Parenthood: Shifting Private and Public Responsibilities in Education and Child Rearing Martina Richter and Sabine Andresen Eds. New York: Springer.
Horvat, Erin McNamara. (2011) Pioneer Parents and Creating Pathways for Involvement: A Historical Case Study of School Change and Collective Parental Involvement pp163-187. In Including Families and Communities in Urban Education Catherine Hands and Lea Hubbard Eds. New York: Information Age Publishing.
Horvat, Erin McNamara, Juliet DiLeo Curci & Michelle Chaplin Partlow. (2010) Parents Principals and Power: A Historical Case Study of “Managing” Parental Involvement Journal of School Leadership 20(6) pp. 702-727.
Horvat, Erin McNamara and James Earl Davis. (2010) Schools as Sites for Transformation: Exploring the Contribution of the Habitus. Youth and Society.
Cucchiara, Maia and Erin McNamara Horvat. (2009) Perils and Promises: Middle-Class Parental Involvement in Urban Schools. American Educational Research Journal v. 46 pp. 974-1004.
Horvat, Erin McNamara & Carla O'Connor, Eds. 2006. Beyond Acting White: Reframing the Debate on Black Student Achievement. Lanham MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
Horvat, Erin McNamara & Kristine Lewis. (2003) Reassessing the "Burden of Acting White:" The Importance of Black Peer Groups in Managing Academic Success. Sociology of Education v. 76 (October) pp. 265-280.
Horvat, Erin McNamara, Elliot Weininger & Annette Lareau. (2003). From Social Ties to Social Capital: Class Differences in the Relation Between School and Parent Networks. American Educational Research Journal 40:2 pp. 319-351.
Horvat, Erin McNamara, (2003). The Interactive Effects of Race and Class in Educational Research: Theoretical Insights from the Work of Pierre Bourdieu. Perspectives on Urban Education. http://www.urbanedjournal.org/
Horvat, Erin McNamara. (2001). Rebuilding the Lives of Hight School Dropouts: Lessons from a Successful Program. Journal of Research in Education 11:188-95.
Horvat, Erin McNamara, (2001). Understanding Equity and Access in Higher Education: The Potential Contribution of Pierre Bordieu. In Higher Education Handbook Of Theory and Research, William G. Tierney, Ed. New York: Agathon Press pp. 195-238.
Lareau, Annette & Horvat, Erin McNamara, (1999). Moments of Social Inclusion and Exclusion: Race, Class and Cultural Capital in Family-School Relationships. Sociology of Education 72:1 37-53. (Reprinted in: Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, (Edited by J.H. Ballantine and J. Spade), Wadsworth, 2000).
Horvat, Erin McNamara & Antonio, Anthony L., (1999). "Hey Those Shoes Are Out of Uniform": African-American Girls in an Elite High School and the Importance of Habitus. Anthropology and Education Quarterly. 30(3):317-342.