Matthew Desmond was named among the Politico 50 this year, as one of “fifty people across the country who are most influencing the national political debate". Here is the list of the fifty along with Desmond's profile
Professors Robert Sampson and Mario Small are organizing a small lab to support research by students and post-docs examining a subset of topics regarding the urban condition in the 21st century. Students enrolled in the lab must be working on one of the following datasets: the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey, the project on Twitter Data and Human Mobility, and the project on Alternative Measures of Resource Access in Poor Neighborhoods.
Urban Social Processes Workshop presentations by Ryan Wang (Postdoctoral Fellow), Robert Manduca (PhD Student), Rob Sampson (Professor), Mario Small (Professor) Boston Area Research Initiative and Harvard Sociology.
"Inequality is Not Invisible: Connecting Variations in Architecture with Criminal Behavior," Nikhil Naik, PhD Student, MIT Media Lab