Thrilled to be joining the Johns Hopkins faculty as the Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology in Summer 2017

What are those shiny gold shipping containers?  Unveiling our Portals project and preliminary findings at the Russell Sage Foundation (Jan ’17), Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy  (March ’17), University of Missouri, St. Louis & the Confluence Scholars Strategy Network (March ’17), Princeton University’s Center for Study of Democratic Politics (March ’17), Georgetown University’s Prisons and Justice Initiative (April ’17), Northwestern University (June ’17), University of Chicago (June ’17), Johns Hopkins Sociology (Oct. ’16), Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy, “Big Problems in American Democracy” series (Nov. ’16), and UNC, Chapel Hill (Nov. ’16). Intriguing piece on the PORTALS project with Tracey Meares and Amar Bakshi in the Atlantic’s CityLab.

APSA’s Presidential Taskforce on Racial Inequality in the Americas releases report; Joe Soss and I write about race and class in our essay “Learning from Ferguson”

 I am promoted to tenured professor at Yale!

Jennifer Hochschild and I receive $150,000 grant from the Russell Sage Foundation for a project on intra-racial inequality

Honored (and bowled over) to be named a 2016 Carnegie Fellow





Arresting Citizenship receives Dennis Judd Best Book Award (from APSA Urban Politics Section)

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Excited to join the Center for Community Change’s Putting Families First: Good Jobs for All campaign!