State of the Union Report

The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality will host our fourth annual State of the Union Conference on June 16th. Come hear the country's top experts deliver a comprehensive assessment of where the country stands on key poverty and inequality outcomes. This year’s focus: racial and ethnic inequalities.

For more information or to RSVP, click here.

Roster of Experts

Education

Sean Reardon, Professor of Poverty and Inequality in Education and Professor (by courtesy) of Sociology, Stanford University

Health

Rucker Johnson, Associate Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California-Berkeley

Housing

Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University

Incarceration

Becky Pettit, Professor of Sociology, University of Texas-Austin

Bryan Sykes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California-Irvine

Income Inequality

C. Matthew Snipp, Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

Colin Peterson, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and Graduate Fellow, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University

Sin Yi Cheung, Reader in Sociology and Director for International and Engagement in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Labor Markets

Michael Hout, Professor of Sociology, New York University

Mobility

Florencia Torche, Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

Poverty

Linda Burton, Dean of the Social Sciences, Duke University

Beth Mattingly, Director of Research on Vulnerable Families, Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire, and Research Consultant, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality

Juan Pedroza, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and Graduate Fellow, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University

Whitney Welsh, Research Scientist, Social Science Research Institute, Duke University

Safety Net

Mark Duggan, Trione Director of SIEPR and Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Val Scimeca, Research Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Wealth Inequality

Thomas Shapiro, Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy, Brandeis University

 

For more information about The State of the Union on Poverty and Inequality, read our past reports:

Hosted by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity.