Heather D. Hill and Scott W. Allard Selected as Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholars
Posted: 1/24/2020 (CSDE Research)
The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) announced the selection of 17 Visiting Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year, including CSDE Affiliates Heather D. Hill and Scott W. Allard. While in residence at RSF in New York City, Hill will write a book documenting the experiences of low-wage workers in Seattle during the early twenty-first century as the city experienced rapid population and job growth, skyrocketing costs of living, and a new minimum wage ordinance. Allard will work on several related projects that examine changing geographical trends in poverty and safety net availability across urban, suburban, and rural America. You can read more about the projects and initiatives that Hill and Allard will work on as RSF visiting scholars here.