About Melanie J. Gast, Ph.D.
Melanie Jones Gast is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Louisville, Kentucky. Her research focuses on mechanisms of inclusion/exclusion and the structuring of programs and support systems serving diverse racial and ethnic groups. In one project, she analyzes coded language and norms and stratification in a diverse high school. Other projects examine intersections of race, citizenship, and language statuses and immigrant youth and parents in community organizations. She has published in journals such as the Du Bois Review, Journal of Adolescent Research, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Social Science Research, Teachers College Record, and Urban Education.
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