Social & Education Policy
  • Monday, September 12th, 2016

    Sarah Harkness will present "The Rocky Road of Success: Intersectionality Effects in Peer-to-Peer Lending Markets" for the next Inequality Seminar from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. 

  • Monday, September 12th, 2016

    A paper co-authored by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social and Education Policy Research Program, was recently featured in an article the Pacific Standard. 

  • Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

    The first Inequality Seminar of the Fall 2016 semester will be presented by Kwesi Ewoodzie from 1:30-3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29. Ewoodzie will present International Standards, Local Flavors: Ghanaians' Workplace Experience in Multinational Corporations.”

  • Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

    The Social and Education Policy Research Program, which the Iowa City Community School District is partnering with on equity work, identified three key areas for the district to focus on: students' relationships with teachers and mentors, inclusive school environments and disciplinary environments.

  • Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, director of the Social and Education Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa Public Policy Center and assistant professor of sociology, recently presented three policy briefs to the Iowa City Community School District Board of Directors.
  • Friday, April 29th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, director of the Policy Center's Social and Education Policy Program, and graduate students Tessa Heeren and Harper Haynes, presented results from a school climate survey on Thursday, April 28 at a community forum.

  • Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

    Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social and Education Policy Research Program in the University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC), presented her research team's findings from the School Climate Survey commissioned by the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) on Tuesday, April 26 at the ICCSD board meeting. 

  • Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

    Jerry Anthony, PPC Researcher and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, presented at Iowa City Human Rights Commission’s forum on affordable and accessible housing Monday (October 5) evening at the Iowa City Public Library.

  • Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

    Jerry Anthony, Associate Professor at the School of Urban and Regional Planning and researcher of housing and land use at the PPC, will be participating in a public panel discussion on affordable housing titled, "Affordable and Accessible Housing Forum: Creating and Retaining Affordability in Johnson County."

  • Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

    Colin Gordon—researcher at the PPC, UI history professor, and Iowa Policy Project senior research consultant—authored a new report called “Stolen Chances: Low-Wage Work Wage Theft in Iowa.”  The report focuses on the frequency of wage theft in Johnson County.

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