Devah Pager
Professor of Public Policy

Professor Pager’s research focuses on institutions affecting racial stratification, including education, labor markets, and the criminal justice system. She has conducted a series of field experiments studying discrimination against minorities and ex-offenders in the low-wage labor market. Her book, Marked: Race, Crime, and Finding Work in an Era of Mass Incarceration, investigates the racial and economic consequences of large scale imprisonment for contemporary US labor markets. Pager holds master’s degrees from Stanford University and the University of Cape Town, and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. VIEW FULL BIO

Featured Appearances
Friday, May 16 / 1:00 p.m.
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
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