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Maximilian Cuddy

Graduate Student


Pronouns: He/Him/His


Building & Room:

4073 BSB


Previous degrees:

B.A. Sociology and African American Studies, Temple University

M.A. Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago

Specialty areas:

Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Research interests:

Maximilian Cuddy is a Sociology PhD candidate. His research focuses on K-12 education, racial inequality, and the connection between neighborhoods and schools. He is currently writing a dissertation - based on a multiyear qualitative study - examining the politics of race and class surrounding a school consolidation in Chicago. He has experience both project managing team-based data collection and leading the analysis of large-scale qualitative datasets.


Maximilian Cuddy, Maria Krysan & Amanda Lewis (2020) Choosing homes without choosing schools? How urban parents navigate decisions about neighborhoods and school choice, Journal of Urban Affairs