A conversation with Matthew Desmond

Matthew Desmond

Executive VP and Provost Karen Hanson will talk with Matthew Desmond, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, about his ethnographic work and his insights on housing, health and well-being. Desmond is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Princeton University.


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Friday, October 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm



In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge.