Welcome to Boston SSN

The 2020 MA Policy Priorities Event

About the chapter

Boston SSN brings together scholars from a broad range of policy fields at Harvard, MIT, the University of Massachusetts Boston, Tufts, and other Boston area universities. Members are particularly interested in strategies to address rising economic inequality, strengthen the integrity of American democracy, and ensure the successful implementation of health care reform. Other interests include the challenges faced by low-income mothers, the consequences of the prison boom, environmental policy, immigration policy, and school reform.

Leaders
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Civic Engagement
  • Inequality
Salem State University
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
Fitchburg State University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Education
Tufts University
Members
  • Health Care
  • Reproductive Health
Tufts University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Inequality
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Environment & Energy
Harvard University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Science & Technology
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brookings Institution
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
  • Environment & Energy
Harvard University
  • Inequality
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
  • Children & Families
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Public Health
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Education
  • Economy
  • Children & Families
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Economy
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Northeastern University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Reproductive Health
  • Civic Engagement
Smith College
  • Immigration
Harvard University
  • Law & Courts
  • Criminal Justice
  • Science & Technology
Suffolk University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Inequality
University of Arizona
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Economy
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
  • Public Health
Tufts University
  • Children & Families
  • Inequality
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Children & Families
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Education
Tufts University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
Clark University
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Criminal Justice
Bentley University
  • Environment & Energy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Criminal Justice
  • Immigration
  • Children & Families
  • Education
Harvard University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Environment & Energy
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Brown University School of Medicine
Silent Spring Institute
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Environment & Energy
  • Health Care
Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Economy
  • Inequality
  • Health Care
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Foreign Policy & Security
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Science & Technology
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Economy
  • Labor
Northeastern University
  • Civic Engagement
Suffolk University
  • Religion & Values
  • Labor
University of Virginia
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Civic Engagement
Suffolk University
  • Children & Families
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Inequality
Harvard University
  • Children & Families
  • Immigration
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Education
Boston University
National Institutes of Health
  • Education
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
Amherst College
  • Immigration
  • Public Health
Northeastern University
  • Inequality
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Labor
Jobs for the Future
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Religion & Values
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Harvard University
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Inequality
Boston University
  • Inequality
  • Criminal Justice
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Civic Engagement
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Gender & Sexuality
Tufts University
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Democracy & Governance
University of New Hampshire
  • Science & Technology
  • Labor
  • Economy
Harvard University
  • Economy
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Inequality
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Harvard Kennedy School
  • Criminal Justice
  • Inequality
Suffolk University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Children & Families
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Law & Courts
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Children & Families
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Education
Harvard University
  • Economy
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Science & Technology
Emerson College
  • Inequality
  • Civic Engagement
Harvard University
  • Education
  • Civic Engagement
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
Olin College of Engineering
  • Children & Families
  • Public Health
  • Democracy & Governance
Boston University
  • Economy
  • Health Care
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Environment & Energy
Northeastern University
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
Mount Holyoke College
  • Children & Families
  • Education
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Boston College
  • Law & Courts
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Boston University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Children & Families
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Education
  • Inequality
Harvard University
  • Children & Families
  • Education
  • Inequality
Harvard Kennedy School
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Race & Ethnicity
Harvard University
  • Health Care
Boston University School of Public Health
  • Environment & Energy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Health Care
Boston College
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Health Care
Northeastern University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Inequality
  • Civic Engagement
Harvard Kennedy School
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Civic Engagement
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Inequality
  • Labor
Harvard University
  • Economy
  • Inequality
Tufts University
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
City University of New York
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
University of Massachusetts
  • Economy
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Immigration
Harvard University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Civic Engagement
  • Gender & Sexuality
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Labor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Immigration
  • Colleges & Universities
Harvard University
  • Science & Technology
  • Economy
  • Environment & Energy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Inequality
Wellesley College
  • Science & Technology
  • Economy
  • Labor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard Medical School
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Boston
Center for Social Policy
  • Economy
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Democracy & Governance
Harvard Kennedy School
American Political Science Association
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Health Care
Tufts University
  • Labor
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Boston University
  • Economy
  • Civic Engagement
Harvard University
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • Public Health
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Labor
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Wheaton College
Wellesley College
British International Studies Association
  • Health Care
  • Economy
  • Labor
Northeastern University
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Criminal Justice
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Science & Technology
  • Education
  • Labor
Harvard University
National Bureau of Education Research
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Criminal Justice
  • Immigration
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Education
Suffolk University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Science & Technology
  • Public Health
Northeastern University
Harvard University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Civic Engagement
  • Inequality
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Environment & Energy
  • Public Health
Northeastern University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Immigration
Harvard University
  • Education
  • Labor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Reproductive Health
  • Religion & Values
  • Gender & Sexuality
Boston University
  • Labor
  • Environment & Energy
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Clark University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Harvard University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Civic Engagement
Congressional Research Institute
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Emory University
Harvard University
  • Children & Families
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Environment & Energy
  • Public Health
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Education
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Environment & Energy
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Silent Spring Institute
  • Civic Engagement
  • Environment & Energy
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Inequality
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Criminal Justice
Simmons University
  • Civic Engagement
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Immigration
  • Labor
  • Economy
  • Public Health
Suffolk University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Health
Harvard University
American Bar Foundation
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
Tufts University
  • Education
  • Environment & Energy
  • Public Health
Westfield State University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
Boston College
  • Education
University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Religion & Values
  • Foreign Policy & Security
Simmons College
  • Criminal Justice
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health Care
Suffolk University
Center for Women's Health and Human Rights
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Education
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Civic Engagement
Emmanuel College
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Criminal Justice
Boston University
  • Religion & Values
  • Public Health
Bentley University
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Civic Engagement
  • Inequality
  • Health Care
Scholars Strategy Network Founder and Director
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
Northwestern University
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Gender & Sexuality
Tufts University
  • Reproductive Health
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health Care
  • Democracy & Governance
Harvard University
  • Health Care
Harvard School of Public Health
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Labor
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Economy
  • Public Health
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Law & Courts
  • Civic Engagement
  • Public Health
Brandeis University
  • Economy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Labor
Harvard University
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
Harvard School of Public Health
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Democracy & Governance
Tufts University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Immigration
Wheaton College
  • Public Health
  • Civic Engagement
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Civic Engagement
  • Foreign Policy & Security
  • Democracy & Governance
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
Stonehill College
  • Children & Families
Salem State University
Center for Childhood & Youth Studies
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Children & Families
  • Immigration
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Public Health
Harvard University
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Children & Families
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
College of the Holy Cross
  • Civic Engagement
  • Education
Brandeis University
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Labor
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Labor
  • Economy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • Criminal Justice
  • Race & Ethnicity
University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Criminal Justice
Harvard Kennedy School
  • Civic Engagement
  • Foreign Policy & Security
University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Health
  • Labor
Harvard University

Latest Contributions

Local Political Parties as Networks: A Guide to Self-Assessment

  • Lara Putnam
  • Daniel Schlozman
  • Tabatha Abu El-Haj
  • Joseph Anthony
  • Jacob M. Grumbach
  • Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
  • Caroline Tervo

Increase Access to Abortion Pills via Telemedicine

    Carrie Baker

Ensure Safe Elections for All

  • Amel Ahmed

A Federal Job Guarantee: Anti-Poverty and Infrastructure Policy for a Better Future

    Daniel Carpenter , Darrick Hamilton

Latest in the News

"The Hotspots in Hiding: COVID-19 and Immigrant Detention," David Hernández (with Isabel Anadon and John Eason), Medium, May 20, 2020.
"American Silencing (or, ¡Ya cállanse!, as Mami Would Say)," David Hernández, Latino Rebels, April 30, 2020.
Lily L. Tsai quoted on how governments can ensure social distancing by Warren Cornwall, "Crushing Coronavirus Means ‘Breaking The Habits Of A Lifetime.’ Behavior Scientists Have Some Tips" Science Magazine, April 16, 2020.
"COVID-19 is Spreading in Africa. How Should Philanthropy Respond?," Shai M. Dromi, Inside Philanthropy, March 30, 2020.
Theda Skocpol quoted on inequalities exacerbated by coronavirus by Craig R. McCoy, "The Coronavirus Could Pull Policies Like Universal Health Care from the Edge into the Mainstream" The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 2020.

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