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Information Session: The Social Policy Minor & Policy Fellowship Semester

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.


Upcoming 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


Upcoming 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 […]


Apply Now for the Baltimore Policy Fellowship, Spring semester 2018

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 […]