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Alice O'Connor, Fellowship Mentor

Professor of United States Public Policy, University of California, Santa Barbara

O'Connor

Advisee(s): Andrew Morris   

Alice O'Connor is Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She specializes in modern U.S. history and public policy. Among her many books and articles are Poverty Knowledge: Social Science, Social Policy, and the Poor in Twentieth-Century U.S. History; "Poverty Research and Policy for the Post-Welfare Era" in Annual Review of Sociology (August 2000), and "The Ford Foundation and Philanthropic Activism in the 1960s" in Philanthropic Foundations: New Scholarship, New Possibilities. She is also a co-editor of Urban Inequality: Evidence from Four Cities (with Chris Tilly and Lawrence D. Bobo).

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