Carl L. Bankston III                                      102709CarlBankston


Professor (Ph.D. Louisiana State University)            
  217B Newcomb Hall
  Phone: (504)862-3024
  Fax: (504)865-5544


Research Interests


Immigration, Sociology of   Education, Sociology of Religion, Historical Sociology


Current Research Projects


Ideologies of Equality in   American Society, Contemporary Migration to New Orleans


Selected Publications


2009. Public Education –   America’s Civil Religion: A Social History (Teachers College Press; with Stephen J. Caldas).
  2007. Forced to Fail: The Paradox of School Desegregation (Rowman   & Littlefield; with Stephen J. Caldas)

2002. A Troubled Dream: The Promise and Failure of School Desegregation in Louisiana (Vanderbilt U. Press, with Stephen J. Caldas)

2002 Blue Collar Bayou: Louisiana Cajuns in the New Economy of Ethnicity (Praeger; with Jacques Henry)

1998. Growing Up American: How Vietnamese Children Adapt to Life in the United States (Russell Sage Foundation; with Min Zhou)


Courses Taught

Sociology of Education (SOCI 633)
Foundations of Sociology (SOCI 201)

Social Problems (SOCI 109)
Asian American Communities (SOCI 146)




Tulane University, Department of Sociology, 220 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5820