A conversation with 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.
Free, reserve tickets at:
University of Minnesota co-sponsors
Academic Health Center
Carlson School of Management
College of Liberal Arts
Earl E. Bakken Center for Sprituatilty and Healing
Global Programs and Strategy Alliance
Office of Equity & Diversity
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost
School of Dentistry
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
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.