Rachel Leventhal-Weiner

Sociologist mom exploring life's little spillovers at

Rachel Leventhal-Weiner is a visiting assistant professor in the Educational Studies Program at Trinity. Her work explores how children’s aspirations toward higher education vary across families and communities. She received her Ph.D. is sociology from the University of Connecticut. Currently, she is working on a project understanding college and career readiness. A devoted coffee shop writer, you can follow her on Twitter @rglweiner and find her other musings on her blog at