Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was selected to be a torch recipient at the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the National Academy of Social Insurance. He joins nine other experts to become part of a new generation of social insurance leaders.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was featured in The Michigan Daily article, "Author H. Luke Shaefer shares his research on poverty in the United States".
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer’s article, “Fighting Child Poverty With a Universal Child Allowance” was published in The American Prospect.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer’s book, $2 a Day was cited in The Atlantic article, “Is It Better to Be Poor in Bangladesh or the Mississippi Delta?”.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was cited in the Windsor Star article, “Lessenberry: Faulty computer program wounds war on poverty in Michigan”.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was interviewed for the Detroit Metro Times article, "Politics & Prejudices: Screwing the poor, and ourselves". He was also cited in the Toledo Blade article, "Michigan's actions snapshot of society's attitude toward poor".
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was cited in The New York Times article, “Giving Every Child a Monthly Check for an Even Start”. He also was on CNBC's "Nightly Business Report" (starting at minute marker 14).
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer is the recipient of the 2016 University of Chicago Elizabeth Butler award. The Elizabeth Butler Award honors one recent graduate of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration who has shown exceptional promise in the field of social work.
Associate Professor Luke Shaefer and Professor Kathryn J. Edin of Johns Hopkins University new book "$2 a Day Living on Almost Nothing in America" was awarded the 2016 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism. The Hillman Prize honors journalists who pursue investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good.
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