Type: Public event

Carolyn Barnes: Low-Income Families and the New Welfare State

Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions 2021 Speaker Series


Carolyn Barnes, Mara Ostfeld

Date & time

Oct 8, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT


This is a Virtual Event.

Carolyn Barnes is an assistant professor of public policy and political science at Duke University. She will discuss her book, “State of Empowerment: Low-income Families and the New Welfare State,” which explores how interacting with government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens. Moderated by Mara Ostfeld, assistant research scientist and faculty director of communications at Poverty Solutions at U-M.

View details on the Ford School site