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Cornell Professor to Lecture on Politics of Education at Hamilton College 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Lectures/Literary
Price:
FREE  
Dates and Times:
April 24, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Suzanne Mettler, the Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions in the Government Department at Cornell University, will discuss her newest book, Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream (2014).

Mettlerís research focuses on public policy (including social welfare, tax, health and education policies), American political development, political behavior, civic engagement and inequality. She has been supported by the Russell Sage Foundation, the Spencer Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is also a fellow at the Century Foundation and sits on the board of the Scholars Strategy Network. Mettler is the past president of the Politics and History section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the president-elect of the associationís Public Policy section.

Her previous books include "The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy"(2011)and "Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation" (2005).
Venue Information
Venue:
Hamilton College Kirner-Johnson Bldg. room 101  
Address:
College Hill Road  
City:
Clinton 
State:
NY 
Zip Code:
13323 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
 
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Presenting Organization
Name:
Hamilton College Government Department
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