Fall 2010 SSF Events

Urban Poverty and Children’s Life Chances

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Jens Ludwig, McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy in the School of Social Service Administration and the Harris School, University of Chicago and Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab

Sponsored by the Department of Public Policy

Post-Election Forum

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Stuart Rothenberg, editor and publisher of The Rothenberg Political Report,
Julie Bykowicz, political reporter for The Baltimore Sun, UMBC professors
Thomas Schaller,
Political Science, and
Donald Norris
, Chair of the Department of Public Policy and Director of MIPAR

Sponsored by the Department of Public Policy; Department of Political Science; Maryland Institute for Policy, Analysis, and Research (MIPAR)

Practical Idealists: Bringing the World to Baltimore
Baltimore social change leaders who are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Vu Dang, Chief Service Officer – Baltimore City
Jody Olson,Visiting Professor – University of Maryland School of Social Work and Former Deputy Director of the Peace Corps
Ed Orser, Professor of American Studies, UMBC
Sally Scott, Senior Program Officer – Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG)
Ashley Milburn, Director of The Culture Works Project

Sponsored by the Shriver Peaceworker Fellows Program

Politics and Policy in the 21st Century: Does Race Still Matter?

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Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

W.E.B DuBois Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies; Dresher Center for the Humanities

Higher Education? Some Pertinent and Impertinent Questions about the Value Students and Families Receive for their College Investment

Andrew Hacker, Contributor to the New York Review of Books and Department of Political Science, Queens College (CUNY) and
Claudia Dreifus,
New York Times columnist and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Sponsored by the Office of the President; Dresher Center for the Humanities