Tracy Rone

Research Associate Professor
Office Location: 
Montebello, Room 216

Tracy R. Rone earned a B.A. in Theatre (emphasis in theatre design and dramaturgy) from Goucher College, a M.A. in Social Sciences (emphasis in education and anthropology) from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology (emphasis in linguistic and cultural anthropology) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has held academic appointments at Emory University and Morgan State University. Her primary teaching and research interests include: anthropological approaches to issues in urban education and health disparities, racial and ethnic socialization, social inequality, language socialization, narrative and storytelling in everyday contexts, urban anthropology, African American anthropology, and creating effective communities of learning. Her most research utilizes an anthropological lens to unpack the issue of chronic absenteeism in the early grades. She serves as Co-director of Research for Morgan State University with the Baltimore Education Research Consortium, a partnership of Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City Schools. Her research on strategies for creating civically and intellectually engaged undergraduate classrooms through experiential field experiences has been published in Transforming Anthropology, College Teaching; and the International Encyclopedia of Education.