Social & Education Policy
  • Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

    A task force under the guidance of Social and Education Policy Research Program director, Sarah Bruch, has provided recommendations for achieving equity for students within the Iowa City School District.

  • Friday, December 16th, 2016

    Despite changes prompted by the PPC’s 2014 ‘Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” survey, a follow-up survey shows that discrimination against housing voucher users still exists.

  • Friday, December 9th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, the Social and Education Policy Research program director, co-presented a webinar for the Institute for Research on Poverty

  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

    Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, a professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, joined a list of speakers on Monday at the University of Iowa’s Inequality Seminar series. The seminars were put together by UI sociology Assistant Professor Sarah Bruch.

  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

    Greta Krippner, associate professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, will present "Democracy of Credit: Ownership and the Politics of Credit Access in Late-Twentieth Century America" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28 for the next Inequality Seminar. 

  • Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

    Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will present "The Organizational Production of Earnings Inequalities" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 in W113 Seashore Hall. Tomaskovic-Devey's presentation is part of the Inequality Seminar.   

  • Monday, November 7th, 2016

    The photographs in this portfolio are from more than 3,000 shots by Jon Winet and Allen Spore for “Power2016,” a hybrid art-journalism project that traveled in July to document and provide commentary at the Republican and Democratic parties’ national political conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia.

  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

    Chad McPherson, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Iowa, will present "Governance is not a thing: Boundaries and everyday boundary work in the governing of U.S. colleges and universities," from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Friday, October 28th, 2016

    Katharine Broton, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present "Poverty in American Higher Education: How Material Hardship Affects College Success and Degree Attainment," from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Thursday, October 20th, 2016

    Shawn Dorius, assistant professor of sociology at Iowa State University, will present "The Global Prestige Hierarchy: A Culture Theory of Global Inequality" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

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