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Celeste Watkins-Hayes takes a people-centered research approach

Jan 4, 2021
New Ford School sociologist Celeste Watkins-Hayes works at the intersection of inequality, public policy, and institutions, with a special focus on urban poverty and race, class, and gender studies. Her most recent book Remaking a Life: How Women...

Fordie Christina Cross wins sociology paper competitions

Apr 10, 2019
Christina Cross, a member of the Ford School’s joint-PhD program with sociology, earned recognition from two sociological societies for her paper, “Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Association Between Family Structure and Children’s Educational...

The Weight of Debt, the Dignity of Debtors

Oct 2, 2020, 12:00 pm EDT
Join professor Frederick Wherry in this discussion about how dignity and respect affect consumers' engagements with and responses to debt. Wherry will share about his work to understand and empower the linkages between lending and human values.