Great American City

A panel discussion with Harvard Sociologist Robert J. Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences will be conducted on April 30th at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). The subject of this discussion is Sampson's new book entitled Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect.

Event Details:

DATE: Monday, April 30, 2012
TIME:  4 to 6 p.m.
LOCATION:  Starr Auditorium, Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Building - 79 JFK Street

Panelists

  • Robert Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; author of Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect
  • Kathryn Edin, Professor of Public Policy and Management Harvard Kennedy School
  • Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Thomas Sugrue, David Boies Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Edward Davis, Commissioner, Boston Police Department

Additionally, William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University will serve as Moderator for this event.

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Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect by Robert Sampson

This event is co-sponsored by:

FAS Department of Sociology
Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program
Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy
Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston
Taubman Center for State and Local Government