Justin T. Lane

Institute for Social Capital
Social Research Specialist

Biography

Justin Lane is a Social Research Specialist at UNC Charlotte’s Urban Institute and the Institute for Social Capital. Justin holds a Bachelor’s of Science in sociology from East Tennessee State University and a Master’s of Arts in sociology from UNC Charlotte, where he researched the sociology of education and education policy. His prior experience includes equitable education reform, homelessness and housing research, and quantitative data analytics. 

Education

M.A. in Sociology, Univeristy of North Carolina Charlotte B.S. in sociology, East Tennessee State University

Expertise

Education Reform. Public Policy. Stratification. Quantitative Methods

Articles

  • ui.uncc.edu
    Sep 02, 2015
    Are more Mecklenburg County parents opting for private school over public, or for charters or home schools? UNC Charlotte Urban Institute researchers looked at 20 years of enrollment choices in Mecklenburg.
  • plancharlotte.org
    Apr 23, 2014
    If you're in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood on Tuesday nights, you'll likely see a bevy of bicyclists. The Plaza Midwood Tuesday Night Rides are growing in popularity, due in part to biker Pamela Murray's push to encourage more Charlotteans to start pedaling. (Photo courtesy Pamela Murray)
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Apr 23, 2014
    If you're in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood on Tuesday nights, you'll likely see a bevy of bicyclists. The Plaza Midwood Tuesday Night Rides are growing in popularity, due in part to biker Pamela Murray's push to encourage more Charlotteans to start pedaling. (Photo courtesy Pamela Murray)
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Aug 22, 2013
    As summer vacation winds to an end, many families anxiously await the first day of school – the end of their struggle to provide babysitters, activities and camps to curb bored kids’ mischief. But from educators’ perspective, beginning a new school year can mean a daunting task of overcoming the “summer slide.” (Photo: Nancy Pierce)