Eve Ewing

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Date of Birth May 31, 1986
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Age 34 years old
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Eve Louise Ewing is a sociologist, author, poet, and visual artist from Chicago. Ewing is an assistant professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. Her academic research in the sociology of education includes the 2018 book Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side, a study of school closures in Chicago, Illinois. She is a former editor at Seven Scribes and the author of the poetry collection Electric Arches. In 2019, she published 1919 a poetry collection centered around the Chicago race riot of 1919. In addition, she is the author of the Ironheart comic book series for Marvel centered around young heroine, Riri Williams.

Born: Eve Louise Ewing, 1986 (age 33–34)
Education: University of Chicago (BA), Dominican University, Illinois (MA), Harvard University (MEd, EdD)
Occupation: Academic, poet, artist, writer
Employer: University of Chicago
Notable work: Electric Arches (2017), Ghosts in the Schoolyard (2018)
Spouse(s): Damon Jones
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About Eve Ewing

Journalist, sociologist, and teacher who is known for having written for and been published in several major press outlets including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. She is also the author of several books including Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side as well as Electric Arches.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Chicago and earned her MAT in Elementary Education from Dominican University. She published her first book Electric Arches in 2017 through Haymarket Books.


She has earned several awards and honors including the 2018 Alex Award from the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association and the Best Poetry Book of 2017 from the Chicago Review of Books.

Family Life

She married Dr. Damon Jones who is an economist and associate professor at the Harris School of Public Policy.


She launched a podcast in 2018 called Bughouse Square which is based on archival footage and oral histories provided by Studs Terkel.

Information related to Eve Ewing

  • Dominican University (Illinois) alumni
  • African-American poets
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education alumni
  • Female comics writers
  • Artists from Chicago
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Latest information about Eve Ewing updated on October 20, 2020.

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