Department of Sociology

Matthew Snidal

M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Matthew Snidal



Education, School Discipline, STEM Coursetaking


Currently a graduate student in Sociology and 2020-21 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Trainee at the Population Research Center at UT, Matt's main research area is education. Specifically, he focuses on school discipline and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) coursework during high school. Additional areas of research include crime, immigration, and health. He earned his M.A. from UT in 2018 with a thesis titled: Suspended in Context: School Discipline, STEM Course-Taking, and School Racial/Ethnic Composition. This research would go on to be published Social Science Research.

Originally from Chicago, Matt moved to Austin in 2012 to pursue undergraduate degrees in Sociology (B.A.) and Applied Learning and Development (B.S.), which he earned in 2016.

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