Eve Ewing

Eve Ewing

Assistant Professor, School of Social Service Administration

School of Social Service Administration

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is an Assistant Professor in the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. Her work is focused on the ways that large-scale social structures such as racism and social inequality impact the lived experiences of young people enrolled in urban public schools. 

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is an Assistant Professor in the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. Her work is focused on the ways that large-scale social structures such as racism and social inequality impact the lived experiences of young people enrolled in urban public schools. 

Dr. Ewing is the author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side. She is also author of Electric Arches, which received awards from the American Library Association and the Poetry Society of America and was named one of the year's best books by NPR and the Chicago Tribune. She is the co-author (with Nate Marshall) of the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. She also writes the Ironheart series for Marvel Comics. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues. 

Read more on her personal website and the SSA website