Inequality, Race, And Poverty

This focus area includes courses that explore the causes and consequences of inequality (broadly defined) with an emphasis on the roles of policy in distributing opportunity and disadvantage.

 

Foundational Courses

  • PADM-GP 2416 - Segregation and Public Policy
  • PADM-GP 2445 - Poverty, Inequality, and Policy

Additional Electives

PADM-GP.2203, Economics of International Development
PADM-GP.2444, Gender & Sexuality in U.S. Policy Formation
URPL-GP.2620, Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in American Cities
PADM-GP.4155, Disability, Policy and Leadership-Building an Accessible World
PADM-GP.4452, US Reproductive Rights Advocacy

Residential Segregation by Race—and Widening Inequality

Professor Jacob William Faber discusses his research on racial inequality and how he hopes it will change the public conversation about race and public policy.

Empowering Women, Children, and Communities

With $18, alumna Aissata Camara and her sister founded the There is No Limit Foundation, which empowers the poorest communities to reach their potential by eradicating social barriers and creating economic opportunities.

Empowering Women, Children, and Communities

With $18, alumna Aissata Camara and her sister founded the There is No Limit Foundation, which empowers the poorest communities to reach their potential by eradicating social barriers and creating economic opportunities.

More to Explore: Inequality, Race, and Poverty

Research

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Faculty

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Katherine M. O'Regan

Professor of Public Policy and Planning; Director of Master of Science in Public Policy Program
Alumni

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Samer Saliba

Master of Urban Planning
Urban Response Learning Manager
International Rescue Committee
Samer Saliba
Centers and Initiatives