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
“The Political Behavior of Homeowners and Renters in an Affordability Crisis," Michael Hankinson, PhD Student, Harvard Department of Government and Harvard Kennedy School Social Policy Program
“South End, Upended: Implications of Neighborhood Retrofitting on Racial Minorities in Boston’s Former industrial District, 1970-2015," Vaughn Horn, Doctor of Design Student, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Matthew Desmond was named a MacArthur Fellow. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. Desmond is among the 24 winners of this year’s “genius grants,” each to receive $625,000 over five years to spend any way he or she wants, no strings attached, thanks to the Chicago-...