Ann Huff Stevens is Director of the Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis, Professor in the Department of Economics, and Interim Dean of the Graduate School of Management. She studies low income workers and labor markets, the incidence and effects of job loss, connections between economic shocks and health, and poverty and safety-net dynamics. This talk was part of the UC Davis Community Book Project speaker series.
The 2015-16 Campus Community Book Project (CCBP) features The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by investigative reporter and Rolling Stone magazine contributor Matt Taibbi. Throughout the year, CPR Faculty Affiliates gave presentations on topics the book explores, including, poverty and social disparities.