Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy


The Subprime Housing Crisis: Interdisciplinary Policy Perspectives

hotelVetro, Iowa City, IA
Friday, October 10th, 2008 4:00 AM to Saturday, October 11th, 2008 11:00 AM

This Forkenbrock Series Symposium focused on the urgent need for well-formulated policy responses to address the housing foreclosure crisis. Invited speakers included leading scholars from diverse fields such as business, economics, government affairs and urban planning, as well as leaders of government agencies, financial institutions and non-profit agencies.

  • Jerry Anthony

    Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Iowa

  • Jim Carr

    Chief Operating Officer National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)

  • Peter Damiano

    Director, Public Policy Center Preventive and Community Dentistry University of Iowa

  • Lei Ding

    Senior Research Associate Center for Community Capital, University of North Carolina

  • P. Brett Hammond

    Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist TIAA-CREF

  • Creola Johnson

    Professor, Moritz College of Law Ohio State University

  • Kathleen E. Keest

    Senior Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending Durham, NC

  • Representative James Leach

    John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs and Co., Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Princeton University

  • Sally Mason

    President, University of Iowa

  • Tom Miller

    Iowa Attorney General

  • Julie Noland

    Director of Asset Management and Grants Iowa Finance Authority

  • Anthony Pennington-Cross

    Professor, College of Business Administration Marquette University

  • Christopher Peterson

    Professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law University of Utah

  • Katherine Porter

    Associate Professor, College of Law University of Iowa

  • Kim Rueben

    Senior Research Associate, Tax Policy Center Urban Institute & Brookings Institution

  • Jay Sa-Aadu

    Professor and Associate Dean, Tippie College of Business University of Iowa

  • James Shilling

    Professor, Department of Finance, College of Commerce DePaul University

  • Josh Silver

    Vice President of Research & Policy National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)

  • Geoff Smith

    Vice President Woodstock Institute

  • David C. Wheelock

    Assistant Vice President Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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