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Andrew Carnegie Fellows

Elizabeth Hinton
Assistant Professor, President and Fellows of Harvard College

Elizabeth Hinton is an assistant professor of history and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the persistence of poverty and racial inequality in the 20th-century United States. She is the author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.

Project Title: The New New Frontier: Inequality, Underdevelopment, and Policing in an American City