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B’MORE JUST Website

Take a look at the criminal justice website that the social policy students in Karen Houppert’s course A.360.366, Public Policy Writing Workshop, put together in the spring semester of 2019: https://iadlers1.wixsite.com/bmorejust


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.