Rucker Johnson

Rucker Johnson

Associate Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

Topic: 
Desegregation & (Un)Equal Opportunity: The Long March from Brown to the Mobility
Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 
101 CERAS Learning Hall

Rucker C. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. His graduate and postdoctoral training is in labor and health economics. He received his Ph.D. in economics in 2002 from the University of Michigan and was the recipient of three national dissertation awards. Johnson was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy from 2002 to 2004. His work considers the role of poverty and inequality in affecting life chances. He has focused on such topics as low-wage labor markets, spatial mismatch, the societal consequences of incarceration, the socioeconomic determinants of health disparities over the life course, and the effects of growing up poor and poor infant health on childhood cognition, child health, educational attainment, and later-life health and socioeconomic success.

Event contact: 

Taryn Garvin
tgarvin@stanford.edu