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.  

Leaders
Professor of History, University of Washington
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Washington
Members
Professor of Public Affairs, Daniel J. Evans School, University of Washington; and Co-Director, Family Self-Sufficiency Data Center, University of Chicago
Professor of Sociology, Law, Societies & Justice Program, University of Washington
PhD Candidate in Public Policy, Evans School of Pubic Affairs, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Oral Health Sciences, University of Washington
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Washington
Professor of Sociology and Presidential Term Professor, University of Washington
Professor of Bioethics, Director of Graduate Studies and Clinical Ethics Certificate Program, University of Washington
Associate Dean of Research, University of Washington; Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington; and Adjunct Professor of Economics, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Statistics and Sociology, University of Washington
Professor of Political Science, University of Washington
PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Washington
Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics and Government, University of Puget Sound
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Saint Martin's University
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Washington
Professor of Landscape Architecture, College of Built Environments, University of Washington

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

Mark C. Long's research on wealth distribution discussed in David Hyde and Teo Popescu. Mark C. Long, "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.
Alexes Harris quoted in Marjie High, "Innovative developments for LFOs introduced at Supreme Court Symposium" Washington State Wire, June 7, 2018.
"Don’t Try This at Home," Margaret O'Mara, Foreign Policy, August 6, 2010.
"The Other Tech Bubble," Margaret O'Mara, American Prospect, February 19, 2016.

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