International Affairs Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, was recently mentioned in the OXFAM article, From Poverty to Power, for her Power of Numbers’ project, coordinated with Alicia Ely Yamin. The papers will be published a special edition of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (gated), but there is an ungated version of the synthesis paper.“The synthesis paper is about the …
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Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy recently published in an op ed piece for the New York Times’ Room for Debate series, concerning the Gifted and Talented Curriculum in NYC Public Schools. Borrowing from W.E.B Du Bois’ work surrounding racial segregation in schools and “unsympathetic teachers,” Hamilton says that today, education programs that track students based on their ability, is just as problematic.
Like most people my age, I feel the pressures of a shifting economic landscape. In part, I have interpreted these pressures to mean that if I want to be competitive in the job market, particularly in these fields, it would be an immense asset to have an advanced degree. These interests in a general sense speak to where my priorities are in terms of career and the type of society I would like to help create.