Welcome to Boston SSN

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
  • 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
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Race & Ethnicity
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Environment & Energy
  • Foreign Policy & Security
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Latest Contributions

Why the Evaluation of Faculty Community Engaged Scholarship Needs Clear Criteria

  • John Saltmarsh
  • Prabhdeep Singh Kehal

Why Community Engaged Scholarship Needs a Clear Definition

  • John Saltmarsh
  • Prabhdeep Singh Kehal

Why Community Engaged Scholarship is Important to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Higher Education

  • Prabhdeep Singh Kehal
  • John Saltmarsh

Why Faculty Reward Policies Should Incentivize Community Engaged Scholarship

  • John Saltmarsh
  • Prabhdeep Singh Kehal

How Community Engaged Scholarship Improves Teaching and Learning

  • John Saltmarsh
  • Prabhdeep Singh Kehal

Latest in the News

Interview on How Infrastructure Bill Can Address Historic Inequality Joan Fitzgerald, NBC News, November 22, 2021.
"Preemption of Green Cities in Red States," Joan Fitzgerald, Planetizen, September 7, 2021.
"Removing Urban Highways Can Improve Neighborhoods Blighted by Decades of Racist Policies," Joan Fitzgerald (with Julian Agyeman), The Conversation, September 7, 2021.
Natasha Warikoo quoted on a lot of the legislation around these kinds of curricular decisions being symbolic and signals by legislators of priorities, along with where they stand about what's important to the state by Kimmy Yam, "Illinois Becomes First State To Require Teaching Asian American History in Schools" Today, July 12, 2021.

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