My research interests have been in the sociology of education, particularly higher
education, in which I have studied factors that enhance aspirations and attainments
of students by gender and race. I also have authored a textbook on social research
My work includes:
Baker-Degler, Therese. 1999. Doing Social Research, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill, 528
Baker-Degler, Therese and Barbara McCune. 1999. Instructor’s Manual to accompany Doing
Social Research, 3/e.
Baker-Degler, Therese and Allen Risley. 1999. Workbook to accompany Doing Social Research
Baker, Therese. 1996. “Access and Opportunity in Post-Secondary Education: A Review”
(with W. Velez). Sociology of Education: Special Issue 82-101.