Urban Poverty and the City

2016 Mar 24

Ryan Wang, Robert Manduca, Rob Sampson, Mario Small: A Tour of Urban Science Projects

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

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.

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"Inequality is Not Invisible: Connecting Variations in Architecture with Criminal Behavior," Nikhil Naik, PhD Student, MIT Media Lab

2016 Mar 03

Michael Hankinson, Vaughn Horn, Nikhil Naik: Research Presentations on Housing, Architecture & Gentrification

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Urban Social Processes Workshop presentations: 

“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

"Inequality is Not...

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2016 Feb 18

Alex Ciomek, David Hureau, Roland Neil: Research Presentations on Crime

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Urban Social Processes Workshop presentations: 

"Allies and Accomplices: A Social Network Analysis of Boston Gangs"
Alex Ciomek, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology

"An Ethnographic Portrait of Concentrated Homicide in a Social Network"
David Hureau, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology & Social Policy

"Thinking Longitudinally About Neighborhoods and Crime"
Roland Neil, PhD Student, Harvard Sociology

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Matthew Desmond named MacArthur Fellow

Matthew Desmond named MacArthur Fellow

September 29, 2015

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-...

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2015 Apr 23

Tom Wooten: Urban Charter Schools and The Transition to College: A Research Proposal

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Informal Idea Session

 

  1. Laura Adler, Harvard Department of Sociology: “Civic Technology: Neighborhood Use of 311 in New York City”
  2. Adam Tanaka, Harvard Graduate School of Design: “The Private Projects: Lessons for Middle-Income Housing Development”
  3. Jeremy Levine
2015 Apr 16

Jackie Hwang and Jessica Simes present for Urban and Social Processes Workshop

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall 450

Urban and Social Processes Workshop presentation by

Jackie HwangGentrification in a Diversifying City: Race and Renewal in Seattle Neighborhoods

 

Jessica SimesFor Whom Does a Neighborhood Effect Matter? Neighborhood Trajectories of a Cohort of Released Prisoners

 

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