Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, The New School
Dr. Darrick Hamilton is Director of the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy and has a joint appointment as associate professor of Economics and Urban Policy at The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy and at the Department of Economics in The New School for Social Research at The New School in New York. He is a faculty research fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School, the president-elect of the National Economic Association, on the Board of Overseers for the General Social Survey, senior research associate at the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, and co-principal investigator of the National Asset Scorecard in Communities of Color Project.
Dr. Hamilton is a stratification economist whose work investigates the causes, consequences, and remedies of racial and ethnic inequality in economic and health outcomes, which includes an examination of the intersection of identity, racism, colorism, and socioeconomic outcomes. He has authored many scholarly articles on socioeconomic stratification in education, marriage, wealth, homeownership, health, and labor market outcomes . Dr. Hamilton has also published articles in media outlets such as The American Prospect , The New York Times , and The Washington Post .