Butterfield, Sheri-Ann
Sherri-Ann P. Butterfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. She received her B.A. in sociology and African-American Studies from Yale University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Butterfield’s interests are identity development and culture, race and ethnic relations, and urban education within the Afro-Caribbean diaspora. Her research explores how race, ethnicity, class, and gender impact Afro-Caribbean immigrants and their children within the metropolitan contexts of New York/New Jersey and London. Dr. Butterfield was recently awarded a fellowship from the Social Science Research Council and the National Science Foundation to investigate the role of educational institutions and policy in the integration of West Indian and South Asian immigrant students in Great Britain. Her work has appeared in several leading journals and edited volumes.
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