Kara Bonneau

Director, N.C. Education Research Data Center

Kara Bonneau, director of the North Carolina Education Research Data Center (NCERDC), joined the Center in 2004 after completing her master’s degree in sociology at Duke. She oversees the creation of the NCERDC longitudinal database using data from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and manages the NCERDC’s considerable data warehouse.


Recent Publications

  1. Glennie, E.J., Bonneau, K., Van Dellen, M., & Dodge, K.A. (2012). Addition by subtraction: The relation between dropout rates and school-level academic achievement. T. Teachers College Record, 114(8), 1-26.
  2. Stearns, E., Buchmann, C., & Bonneau, K. (April, 2009). Interracial Friendship Networks in the Transition from High School to College. Sociology of Education, 82, 173-195.