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Bill Trent

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  • Higher Ed: Education, Higher Ed: Other, Researcher 

BIO

William T. Trent. University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign.(PhD) in Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). Bill is Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a Fulbright Senior Scholar for 2003-2004 and a Visiting Scholar at the College Board for 2003-2004. Bill's research centers on K-12 and postsecondary educational inequality. He served as co-chair of the AERA-IES Postdoctoral Fellows Committee and also served as a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the GATES Millennium Scholarship research program and a member of the Social Science Research Council's Postsecondary Transitions Project. Bill is currently principal investigator for a three-year, NSF funded project examining STEM matriculation and completion. 

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