Department of Human & Community Development | Illinois


Christy Lleras

Associate Professor of Human and Community Development

Phone: (217) 265-5412

2026 Doris Christopher Hall
904 W Nevada St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Rangel, Claudia and Christy Lleras. 2010. "Educational Inequality in Colombia: Family Background, School Quality and Student Achievement in Cartagena." International Studies in Sociology of Education 20: 291-317.

Lleras, Christy and Claudia Rangel. 2009. “Ability Grouping Practices in Elementary School and African American/Hispanic Achievement.” American Journal of Education 115(2): 279-305.

Lleras, Christy. (2008). "Do Skills and Behaviors in High School Matter? The Contribution of Noncognitive Factors in Explaining Differences in Educational Attainment and Earnings." Social Science Research, 37: 888-902.

Lleras, Christy. (2008). “Race, Racial Concentration, and the Dynamics of Educational Inequality Across Urban and Suburban Schools.”American Educational Research Journal.

Lleras, Christy. (2008). “Employment, Work Conditions and the Home Environment in Single Mother Families” Journal of Family Issues, 29(10): 1268-1297.

Lleras, Christy. (2008). “Hostile School Climates: Explaining Differential Risk of Student Exposure to Disruptive Learning Environments.” Journal of School Violence, 7(3): 105-135.

Lleras, Christy. “Path Analysis.” 2004. The Encyclopedia of Social Measurement. New York: Academic Press.

Farkas, George, Christy Lleras, and Steve Maczuga. 2002. “Does Oppositional Culture Exist in Minority and Poverty Peer Groups?” American Sociological Review 67(1): 148-55