Urban Policy and Community Development
Over the past decades, globalization, immigration, technology, crime, and other social, economic, and political forces have radically altered urban life. Faculty in this area attempt to understand the real-world sources and consequences of urban poverty and problems that cities and urban dwellers face, from education and housing to policing and segregation.
A Message From Lincoln Quillian, Program Chair
Recently published articles and working papers in this program area include:
Kyle Rozema and Max Schanzenbach. 2018. Good Cop, Bad Cop: Using Civilian Allegations to Predict Police Misconduct (WP-18-21).
William Evans, Craig Garthwaite, and Timothy Moore. 2018. Guns and Violence: The Enduring Impact of Crack Cocaine Markets on Young Black Males (WP-18-17).
Wesley G. Skogan. 2016. Stop-and-Frisk and Trust in Police in Chicago (WP-16-08).
Political scientists, sociologists, education and social policy experts, and other social scientists come together to study topics associated with the urban landscape and its communities.