ARC Seminar: Paul Ong: ‘The Widening Divide Revisited Inequality in Los Angeles’
SEP 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
September 18, 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC)
Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC) Fall 2014 Seminar Presentation with Paul Ong: ‘The Widening Divide Revisited: Socioeconomic Inequality in Los Angeles’
Paul M. Ong is a Professor at UCLA’s School of Public Affairs, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and Department of Asian American Studies. He has a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Washington and a doctorate in economics from UC Berkeley. He is the current director of the Center for the Study of Inequality and senior editor of AAPI Nexus: Asian American and Pacific Islander Policy, Practice and Community. He was the chair of UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning, director of the Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, acting director of the Institute for Industrial Relations, and founding director of UC AAPI Policy Program. He has conducted research on immigration, civic and political participation, economic status of minorities, welfare-to-work, health workers, spatial inequality, and environmental inequality. He has served on advisory committees for California’s Employment Development Department and Department of Social Services, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, the California Wellness Foundation, the California Community Foundation, the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and the National Research Council.