Baruch College Welcomes Ingrid Gould Ellen for Ackerman Lecture

Race and Neighborhoods in the 21st Century: What Does Segregation Mean Today?

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NEW YORK, NY- April 4, 2014 – The School of Public Affairs at Baruch College welcomes Ingrid Gould Ellen, who will present a lecture titled, “Race and neighborhoods in the 21st century: What does segregation mean today?” on Tuesday, April 8. The lecture is part of The Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Equality and Justice.

Professor Ellen is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, and Director of the Urban Planning Program at NYU Wagner, Director of the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. Professor Ellen’s research interests center on urban social and economic policy. She is author of Sharing America's Neighborhoods: The Prospects for Stable Racial Integration (Harvard University Press, 2000) and has written numerous journal articles and book chapters related to housing policy, community development, and school and neighborhood segregation. Before joining NYU, Professor Ellen held visiting positions at the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution. She attended Harvard University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics, an M.P.P., and a Ph.D. in public policy.

Event Details:

WHAT: “Race and neighborhoods in the 21st century: What does segregation mean today?” presented by Ingrid Gould Ellen

WHEN: Tuesday, April 8; 5:00 p.m. (Reception); 6:00 p.m. (Program)

WHERE: The William and Anita Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue, Room 14-220

INFORMATION: Nikita.Hardy@baruch.cuny.edu

 

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

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