Summer Research Cohorts
June 7 – August 27, 2021
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Research focus: Achieving economic security and fighting poverty
- Investigate the struggles and hardships that low-income American families face. Understand how education inequalities, underemployment, inconsistent health benefits, and institutional prejudices prevent individuals from escaping poverty’s grip.
Health Equity and Healthcare Policy:
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Research focus: Breaking down barriers to care in a complex healthcare system
- Explore disparities in healthcare outcomes and access to care, the history of the health insurance industry in the U.S. and the ongoing debates for healthcare reform.
Social Protest & Sports:
Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Research focus: Developing a blueprint to activate athlete voices
- Explore the history of social protest in sports, examining the relative successes and struggles of athletes looking to advocate for change. Work as part of a research group that includes fellow students, political scientists, journalists, sports professionals, advocates and thought leaders to develop a policy framework that will serve as a blueprint for future socially conscious athletes.