Inequality and the Public University

October 20, 2016, 4:00 - 5:15 PM

Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Moderator: Jennifer Morton

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, City College of New York

Laura Hamilton and Nancy Kendall will each draw upon their research and experiences to answer:

  • How does inequality get reproduced within the university?
  • What, if anything, can universities do to undo, or mitigate, these trends?

Join our public discussion, participate in small group conversations and exchange ideas with the featured speakers.

Laura K. Hamilton
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California-Merced, author of Parenting to a Degree and co-author of Paying for the Party

Nancy Kendall
Associate Professor Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison, author of The Sex Education Debates and co-principal investigator of “Constructing Affordability: How Institutional and Relational Contexts Affect Retention of Undergraduates from Low-Income Families”