Social & Education Policy
  • Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

    Social and Education Policy Research Program director Sarah Bruch contributed a piece to the Social Science Research Council Series on Inequality.

  • Thursday, January 19th, 2017

    David Frisvold, PPC Scholar in Residence and Associate Professor of Economics, appeared on Ethical Perspectives on the News last Sunday (January 15) to discuss Charter Schools, Vouchers, and the Common Good. 

  • 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.