About the chapter
Tennessee SSN brings together scholars from middle and east Tennessee, including members from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Vanderbilt University. Members currently focus on education policy, inequality, poverty, economic security, and U.S. foreign policy. As the membership expands, the chapter will continually refine its focus to address policy issues under debate in the state and nationally.
Should Free College Programs Require Students Take 15 Credits?
Key Findings Brief,
Evictions Matter for Neighborhood Health
An Affordable Electric Vehicle—The $25,000 Question
Basic Facts Brief,
How to Stop Covid From Exacerbating Homelessness
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"Workhorses, Not Show Horses: Five Ways To Promote Effective Lawmaking in Congress," Craig Volden (with ), Politics + Society, The Conversation, August 29, 2022.
"When Preemption and Existing Systems of Oppression Collide," Courtnee Melton-Fant, Local Solutions Support Center, August 29, 2022.
"Fueled by Virtually Unrestricted Social Media Access, White Nationalism Is on the Rise and Attracting Violent Young White Men," Sophie Bjork-James, The Conversation, August 2, 2022.
Sophie Bjork-James quoted by Eric Tucker, Michael Kunzelman and Amanda Seitz, "Accused Buffalo Gunman Followed Familiar Radicalization Path" Greenwich Time, May 16, 2022.
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