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Educate the Vote 2016

Cecilia Rouse, Economics, Princeton University
Higher Education and the Challenge of Inequality

Prudence Carter, Education, Stanford University
 The Double Binds of Racial and Economic Inequality

David Grusky, Sociology, Stanford University
Is There Anything Money Can’t Buy?

Miles Corak, Economics, University of Ottawa
Too Many Children Left Behind

Benjamin Page, Political Science, Northwestern University
Democracy in America

Laura T. Hamilton, Sociology, University of California- Merced
Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality

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Andrew V. Papachristos, Sociology, Yale University
Connected in Crime: How Co-offending Networks Shape the Neighborhood Violence

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Karim Abouelnaga, Founder/CEO of Practice Makes Perfect
Addressing Inequality – Cornell Alumni in Action: Narrowing the Achievement Gap, One Summer at a Time

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Center for the Study of Inequality Sesquicentennial Panel Presentation
The American Dream: Opportunities and Challenges

The “American Dream” is a core feature of the American ethos yet many challenges to the dream persist. On April 25, 2015, as part of Cornell’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, Cornell professors and recent alumni discussed equality of opportunity and how it can be improved. Panelists Include: Kim Weeden (Professor of Sociology; Robert S. Harrison Director, Institute for the Social Sciences; Director, Center for the Study of Inequality at Cornell University); Peter Enns (Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University); Kendra Bischoff (Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University); Adrian Palma ’13 (Asian Studies, Co-Founder of Cornell DREAM Team); Dominique Corley ’14 (Linguistics and Sociology, Minor in Inequality Studies)

Suzanne Mettler, Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions, Government
Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Policy Sabotaged the American Dream

CSI Executive Committee Member and Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions, Suzanne Mettler, examined the effects of the American higher education system on social and economic inequality, Oct. 25, 2013 as part of Cornell’s Trustee-Council Annual Meeting.


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