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Fall 2019 Electives

Sociology: AS.230.195 Exploring Baltimore: An Introduction to Urban Studies AS.230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American Society AS.230.317 Sociology of Immigration AS.230.320 Education & Inequality: Individual, Contextual, and Policy Perspectives AS.230.341 Sociology of Health and Illness AS.230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the United States AS.230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America Economics: AS.180.252 Economics […]


Spring 2019 Information Session

Please join us on Monday, April 1 from 5:00 – 6:00 in Hodson 216. For more information, contact Prof. Andrew Cherlin, cherlin@jhu.edu.


Spring 2019 Electives

Economics: 180.315  Housing Problems and Policy: An Economics Perspective 180.351  Labor Economics 180.389 Social Policy Aspects of Behavioral Economics Political Science: 191.303 Critical Race Theory, Law, and Criminal Justice 191.340 Cities, Space & Power 190.409 Research Seminar in State Politics 190.419 Race and Segregated Time Sociology: 230.316 African American Family 230.370 Housing and Homelessness in […]


Fall 2018 Information Session

Please join us on Thursday, October 11 from 5:30 – 6:30PM in Mergenthaler 526 The Social Policy Minor admits 15 students per year into its program.  Students study policies and practices that promote the economic and social well-being of individuals, families and communities in areas such as poverty and inequality, housing, education, and health. The […]


Tommy Koh Lectureship in Social Policy

Social Policy alumnus Tommy Koh and his family have provided a gift to the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences that will establish the Tommy Koh Lectureship in Social Policy.


Fall 2018 Electives

Economics: 180.252 Economics of Discrimination 180.289 Economics of Health 180.363 Dynamic Optimization and Risky Behavior Political Science: 190.339  American Racial Politics 190.405  Food Politics 190.425  The New Deal and American Politics Sociology: 230.313  Space, Place, Poverty and Race 230.316  African American Family 230.370  Housing and Homelessness 230.385  Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America


Spring 2018 Electives

Economics: 180.252 Economics of Discrimination 180.352 Public Economics 180.389 Social Policy Implications of Behavioral Economics Political Science: 190.311 Disposible People: Race, Immigration and Biopolitics 190.325  Finding Equality in Law and Society 190.404  Race and Debt: Living on Borrowed Time 190.430  Time and Punishment 190.479 Imag(in)ing Cities Sociology: 230.398 In Our Back Yard: Housing and Community […]


Fall 2017 Information Session

Please join us for a Program in Social Policy information session, 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11 in Hodson 311.


Spring 2018 Baltimore Policy Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for the Baltimore Policy Fellowship, an intensive semester in Spring 2018 that is the heart of the social policy minor. The intensive semester combines small interdisciplinary classes with an internship experience at government or non-profit associations in the social policy field. Fifteen students will be accepted. It is usually taken […]