Jane Margolis

Senior Researcher


  • Ed.D., Education, Harvard University, 1990
  • M.A., Psychology., Harvard University Extension, 1985

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Structural Inequality
  • Segregation
  • STEM
  • Democratization of computer science

Select Publications

Margolis, J. et. al. (2008).  Stuck in the Shallow End: Education, Race, and Computing (MIT Press).

Goode, J., Estrella, E., and Margolis, J. (2004). “Lost in Translation: Gender and High School Computer Science.” To be published in Joanne Cohoon and William Aspray, eds., Representation of Women in Information Technology, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2006,

Goode, J. & Margolis, J. (2004). “What is computer science, anyway?: Deepening urban teachersÌ understandings of computer science and working towards an engaging pedagogy.” Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, 2004 (1), 814-19. [Online]. Available Online

Margolis, J. and Holme, J. (2003). “The Computer Science Pipeline in Urban High Schools: Access to What? For Whom?” In IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Fall 2003.

Margolis, J. and Fisher, A. (2002). Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing. Cambridge: MIT Press.


Jane Margolis
Moore Hall 3335
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (310) 794-4481
E: margolis@gseis.ucla.edu