Welcome to Washington SSN

Alexes Harris on the High Cost of Fines for Defendants

Scott Alard on the Changing Geography of Poverty

About the chapter

Washington SSN brings together scholars from multiple locations in the Pacific Northwest, primarily in Washington state. Members include leading scholars of criminal justice, economic and racial inequality, health care, political history, urban development, tax policy, and more.  

Latest Briefs

Latino Support for Rights Movements in the Age of Trump

  • Chris Zepeda-Millán
  • Sophia Jordán Wallace

How Congressional Lawmakers from both Parties Preempt State Power to Achieve Partisan Policy Goals

  • Mallory E. SoRelle
  • Alexis N. Walker

Latest in the News

"A Warning From Seattle to Amazon’s HQ2," Margaret O'Mara, The New York Times, November 6, 2018.
"Parks Help Cities – but Only if People Use Them," Thaisa Way, The Conversation, November 20, 2018.
Katherine Beckett's research on death penalty discussed in Christine Clarridge and Lewis Kamb, "Death Penalty Struck down by Washington Supreme Court, Taking Eight Men off Death Row," The Seattle Times, October 12, 2018.
Mark C. Long's research on wealth distribution discussed in David Hyde and Teo Popescu, "How Much of the '1 Percent' Lives in Seattle?," KUOW, June 20, 2018.
"Commentary: Poverty Is Up in Suburbs; Here’s What’s Causing It," Scott W. Allard, Herald Net, June 8, 2018.

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