Why Poverty and Inequality Undermine Justice in America
Washington University Speakers: Professor Mark Rank, Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at the Brown School of Social Work, with a joint appointment in the Department of Sociology. Author of "The Poverty Paradox: Understanding Economic Hardship Amid American Prosperity." Professor Steven Fazzari, Bert A. and Jeanette L. Lynch Distinguished Professor of Economics and Sociology, and Former Weidenbaum Center Director. This event is hosted by the Public Interest Law & Policy Speaker series and co-sponsored by the Weidenbaum Center.
Women's Networking Luncheon and Public Policy Event
Washington University Speakers and Moderator: Taylor Carlson, Associate Professor of Political Science, will present her work on distorted democracy, focusing on the ins and outs of how people detect disagreement, as well as the potential social ramifications of the conversation. Diana O'Brien, Bela Kornitzer Distinguished Professor and Professor of Political Science, will discuss the multifaceted roles of women in politics, focusing on representation, voting, and behavior. Moderated by Clarissa Hayward, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy (by courtesy)
November 16 Public Policy Luncheon Meeting
Washington University Speakers & Weidenbaum Small Grant Recipients: Brian Carpenter, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Interim Director of Clinical Training, will briefly discuss his research on the 21st Century Cure Act; Caitlyn Collins, Associate Professor of Sociology, will briefly discuss her research on childcare in the St. Louis region; Lucia Motolina, Assistant Professor of Political Science, will briefly discuss her research on political voting systems; Patrick Ishizuka, Assistant Professor of Sociology, will briefly discuss his research on the gender housework gap; Limor Golan, Lawrence H. Meyer Professor of Economics, will briefly discuss her research on inequality and statistical discrimination; and Matthew Hayes, Associate Professor of Political Science, will briefly discuss the Washington University Summer Training Experience in Political Science (WUSTEPS).
December 13 Public Policy Luncheon Meeting
Weidenbaum Center Director and Professor of Political Science Andrew Reeves will discuss concerns over presidential executive power.