The book, offering a deft analysis of the growing financial crisis in education, explores how the student loan crisis disproportionately affects Black borrowers and why rising student debt is both a cause and consequence of social inequality in the United States.
The two have been invited to attend the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, the premier professional organization for researchers focused on child development.
Professor Iheoma Iruka Wins American Psychological Association’s 2022 Mid-Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Benefit Children, Youth and FamiliesAugust 17, 2022
The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in science, policy, and practice that benefit the psychological functioning or well-being of children, youth, and families. Professor Iruka is thrilled and honored to have been selected.
“In Texas and beyond, conservative Republican women are helping lead the fight to restrict abortion” by Professor Rebecca KreitzerJune 15, 2022
In the piece published in the Monkey Cage of the Washington Post, Professor Kreitzer and colleagues highlight the role of Republican women in the abortion debate.
Support Strategies for Socially Marginalized Neighborhoods Likely Impacted by Natural Hazards explores the disproportionate impacts of federal mitigation assistance on socially marginalized groups and under-resourced neighborhoods.
Abigail Holdsclaw ’21 made use of a rich data source housed at the Environmental Finance Center in the School of Government to understand the disparities in water affordability in North Carolina.
Please join UNC Public Policy for the 13th annual Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 5pm in Hill Hall. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
In a Brookings article, Professor Hemelt and colleagues address the essential function of teacher assistants as the education system manages the challenges of COVID disruptions.
Professor Handa will help guide the center in its mission to sustain and strengthen teaching of African languages and to promote research, academic opportunities and artistic exchange related to the African continent.
Professor Gutierrez speaks about health insurance complications for previously incarcerated persons (about minute 36).
For the Public Policy’s U.S. Health Policy class podcast project, student teams researched policies relevant to contemporary health and health care issues in the United States. Congratulations to Callan Hazeldine, Zainab Maniya, Lily Lehman, and Tejaswi Siripurapu for their award-winning podcast on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion!
Public Policy students presented recommendations to the Rocky Mount City Council based on their capstone project, encouraging the council to leverage a community land trust to help create accessible and affordable housing and increase homeownership rates locally.
NCSU’s Institute for Emerging Issues will be working with students from nine North Carolina universities to identify a big issue they want to think about, develop policies for, and seek opportunities to share their ideas with state and local leaders.
Sanya Carley ’10 has been selected to receive the David N. Kershaw Award and Prize for her contributions to the field of public policy analysis and management.
As the executive director steps down, Professor Handa and his co-author have insights into how the agency can adapt and remain effective and relevant.