Introducing Our New Board Members

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our National Research Board of scholars of the New Deal and present-day America.

Darrick Hamilton, professor of Economics and Urban Policy at The New School in New York is a leading expert on inequality and racial disparity. As Director of the Institute for the Study of Race, Stratification and Political Economy, Darrick is a well-known policy advisor and national media commentator. He is an alumnus of Oberlin College and the University of North Carolina.   

Laura Pulido is professor of Geography at the University of Oregon in Eugene. She is known for her work on how race, class and gender shape the places we live, the landscapes we inhabit and our relationship to nature. She is the author of many books and articles on race and justice. She started and edits the People’s Guide series on American cities, published by the University of California Press, which highlights the hidden histories of popular communities’ struggles for justice. 

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