|Lecture by Michelle Alexander|
The Program on Inequality and Equity investigates the factors that affect the distribution of income, distribution of health outcomes, impact of policy on intergenerational equity, welfare analysis, discrimination, access to the legal system and the role of incentives, race, gender, and immigration.
Jenny Irons, Director of the Inequality and Equity Program, completed work for her master’s degree and Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. She has published articles in Gender & Society and Mobilization. Irons' research interests include race, gender, social movements and culture. Her current research focuses on the relationship between the state, social movements and race. Irons is the author of a book forthcoming with Vanderbilt University Press, Reconstituting Whiteness: The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission.