An important decision was handed down in the Wisconsin voter ID case, LULAC v. Deininger. The judge cited Professor Lori Minnite’s testimony in finding that the law unconstitutional and violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (pp. 18-19): “As Professor Minnite testified, the publicity surrounding photo ID legislation creates the false perception that voter-impersonation … Read more Lori Minnite Cited in LULAC v. Deininger Case…
In the coming months, the International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences will publish an essay on the “underclass” penned by Paul Jargowsky and Lorraine C. Minnite.
In a public lecture titled “Race, Politics and the Obama Presidency,” Michael Javen Fortner discussed how the race of the president influences the moral and political obligations of the presidency. Prof. Fortner’s talk was sponsored by a prestigious award from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities to the Willingboro Public Library.
Stephen Danley was profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer: “A Young Professor in Camden to Help – and Learn“ by Julia Terruso.
Richard Harris published an article, “Does ‘Too Big to Fail’ Signal the Triumph of Business Power,” in The Forum: Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics.
In May 2013, Center for Urban Research and Education Director and DPPA Professor Paul Jargowsky was named a Penn Institute for Urban Research Scholar, an honor that recognizes Dr. Jargowsky’s distinguished contribution to the study of changing cities.