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Thomas C. Sorensen Policy Seminar Series

In the Middle Class but Single and Living Alone: What are the Economic, Racial, and Political Implic

4:30 pm
Burnett Hall Room: 107
1220 T St
Lincoln NE 68503
Additional Info: BURN
Tarik Abdel-Monem, (402) 472-3147,
Studies on the black middle class have focused mainly on married-couple families with children. However, never-married singles that live alone constitute a rapidly growing part of the black middle class, a development which requires rethinking how the black middle class is defined.

Featured Speaker

Kris Marsh received her PhD from the University of Southern California in 2005. She was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina before joining the faculty of Maryland in fall 2008. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology, and affiliate faculty of the Maryland Population Research Center, Department of Women’s Studies, and African American Studies Department.
Dr. Marsh teaches undergraduate courses in Research Methods, Race Relations and Black Middle Class and graduate seminars on Racial Residential Segregation. Dr. Marsh served as a blogger and contributor to CNN in America. She has published nearly a dozen articles in academic journals.

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