Meet & Greet with Matthew Desmond, Sociology, Princeton University

Event Date: 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

Event Location: 

  • SSMS 2135

Princeton University Sociology Professor Matthew Desmond will discuss his Pulitzer Prize winning book Evictedin a meet and greet, moderated by UCSB’s History Department Professor Alice O’Connor. The book explores what it is like to be a renter in Milwaukee, flipping the narrative on how we understand poverty, finding eviction to be one of its causes, not a symptom. Part of the Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development’shousing affordability series.