Big Read author and UWSC client Matthew Desmond talks about Evicted

On Tuesday November 1, Matthew Desmond will discuss his book Evicted as part of the UW’s Go Big Read events: Desmond, a MacArthur Fellow who is currently at Harvard, received his Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. The research for Evicted began when he was a graduate student. In addition to Desmond’s ethnographic and other research, Evicted features findings from the Milwaukee Area Renters Study (MARS), conducted for Desmond by the UW Survey Center: