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The Increasing Diversity of America's Youth

This brief documents how unfolding demographic forces have placed today's children and youth at the forefront of America's new racial and ethnic diversity. Read the brief...

Tom Shapiro - The Racial Wealth Gap: Moving Evidence and Narrative into Policy

Carsey Research Seminar - Tom Shapiro - The Racial Wealth Gap: Moving Evidence and Narrative into Policy

Monday, April 28, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Holloway Commons, Squamscott Room

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UNH to Launch New Carsey Graduate School for Public Policy

Alumna Marcy Carsey Gives $20 Million to University of New Hampshire. Read more here.

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The US Recorded The Most Deaths In Its History Last Year

The U.S. recorded the most deaths in its history last year, while births fell to their lowest level since 1998, according to Ken Johnson, a demographer at the University of New Hampshire. Read more...


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Bruce L. Mallory

Bruce L. Mallory

Interim Director

Jessica Carson

Jessica Carson

Vulnerable Families Research Scientist

Susan Colucci

Susan Colucci

Administrative Assistant

Anita Brown-Graham

Anita Brown-Graham

Director, Institute for Emerging Issues

Leif Jensen

Leif Jensen

Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

Kenneth M. Johnson

Kenneth M. Johnson

Senior Demographer

Yusi Turell

Yusi Turell

Executive Director, Center on Social Innovation and Finance

Sally Ward

Sally Ward

Professor, Department of Sociology

Michael Swack

Michael Swack

Faculty Director, Center on Social Innovation and Finance

Justin Young

Justin Young

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology

Melanie Higgins Dostie

Melanie Higgins Dostie

Business Manager

Curt Grimm

Curt Grimm

Deputy Director

Eleanor M. Jaffee

Eleanor M. Jaffee

Evaluation Research Associate

Laurel Lloyd

Laurel Lloyd

Communications Coordinator

William Maddocks

William Maddocks

Program Director, Sustainable Microenterprise and Development

Beth Mattingly

Beth Mattingly

Director of Research on Vulnerable Families

Sanjeev Sharma

Sanjeev Sharma

Admissions and Advising Specialist

Erin Hiley Sharp

Erin Hiley Sharp

Assistant Professor of Family Studies

Kristin Smith

Kristin Smith

Family Demographer

Amy Sterndale

Amy Sterndale

Communications Director

Barbara Wauchope

Barbara Wauchope

Director of Evaluation

Daniel Umbro

Daniel Umbro

Web and Social Media Coordinator

Daniel T. Lichter

Daniel T. Lichter

Director of the Cornell Population Center and the Ferris Family Professor in the Departments of Policy Analysis & Management and Sociology at Cornell University

Rogelio Saenz

Rogelio Saenz

Dean, College of Public Policy, University of Texas at San Antonio

Ann Tickamyer

Ann Tickamyer

Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University

Mil Duncan

Mil Duncan

Research Director, AGree

Mark Ducey

Mark Ducey

Professor, Department of Forest Biometrics and Management

Ross Gittell

Ross Gittell

Chancellor, Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH)

John Halstead

John Halstead

Professor, Environmental and Resource Economics

Lawrence Hamilton

Lawrence Hamilton

Professor, Department of Sociology

David Moore

David Moore

Founding Director, UNH Survey Center

David B. Pillemer

David B. Pillemer

Dr. Samuel E. Paul Professor of Developmental Psychology

Semra Aytur

Semra Aytur

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy

Rebecca Glauber

Rebecca Glauber

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

Suzanne Graham

Suzanne Graham

Associate Professor, Department of Education

Joel Hartter

Joel Hartter

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

Cesar J. Rebellon

Cesar J. Rebellon

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Thomas Safford

Thomas Safford

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology

Dante J. Scala

Dante J. Scala

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Corinna Jenkins Tucker

Corinna Jenkins Tucker

Associate Professor, Family Studies

Karen Van Gundy

Karen Van Gundy

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Coordinator, Sociology Graduate Program

Melissa Wells

Melissa Wells

Associate Professor, Department of Social Work

Barbara Cook

Barbara Cook

GIS Technician

Megan Henly

Megan Henly

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

Meghan Mills

Meghan Mills

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

Andrew Schaefer

Andrew Schaefer

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology

Jessica Ulrich

Jessica D. Ulrich-Schad

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

Nena F. Stracuzzi

Nena F. Stracuzzi

Senior Research and Teaching Fellow, Northeastern University

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Jolan Rivera

Program Director, Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice

Wendy A. Walsh

Wendy A. Walsh

Research Associate Professor of Sociology, Crimes against Children Research Center

Cameron P. Wake

Cameron P. Wake

Research Associate Professor, Glaciology/Environmental Chemistry

Luke T. Rogers

Luke T. Rogers

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

Michael J. Staley

Michael J. Staley

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology

Charlie French

Charlie French

Program Team Leader, Community & Economic Development, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension

Desiree Wiesen-Martin

Desiree Wiesen-Martin

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

Jessie French

Jessie French

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology

Douglas Gagnon

Douglas Gagnon

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Education

Nick Adams

Nick Adams

Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology

Katie Edwards

Katie Edwards

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Vicki Banyard

Vicki Banyard

Professor, Department of Psychology

Michele Holt-Shannon

Michele Holt-Shannon

Associate Director, NH Listens

Rosemary Caron

Rosemary Caron

Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy

Kevin Gardner

Kevin Gardner

Professor, Civil Engineering Department

Fiona Wilson

Fiona Wilson

Assistant Professor of Strategy, Social Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability, Paul College of Business and Economics

Jayson Seaman

Jayson Seaman

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Education

Dee Davis

Dee Davis

President, Rural Strategies

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Jack Northrup

President, New England Market Research

David Finkelhor

David Finkelhor

Director, Crimes against Children Research Center, Co-Director, Family Research Laboratory and Professor, Department of Sociology

Paul Kirshen

Paul Kirshen

Research Professor, Environmental Research Group of Department of Civil Engineering, and Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

Quixada Moore-Vissing

Quixada Moore-Vissing

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Education

Michael Staunton

Michael Staunton

Masters Student, Department of Sociology

Hannah Peckham

Hannah Peckham

NH Listens Program Assistant

Robin Husslage

Robin Husslage

Deputy Program Manager, Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice

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Judith Harvey

Program Support Assistant

Carsey Research

Carsey Research

Carsey Research imageExplore policy and research areas, find applied research publications, and contact research experts on topics from vulnerable families and civic engagement to community development finance and rural America.

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Center on Social Innovation and Finance

Center on Social Innovation and Finance imageThe Center on Social Innovation and Finance at the University of New Hampshire provides for-profit and nonprofit organizations the talent, skills, knowledge, and networks needed for growing successful social enterprises.

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Certificate in Community Development Finance

The Certificate in Community Development Finance is designed for practitioners who are interested in learning about the fundamentals of the opportunity finance industry, which provides financing and financial services to low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged people and communities.

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Community and Environment in Rural America

Community and Environment in Rural America imageThe Carsey Institute’s Community and Environment in Rural America (CERA) project seeks to better understand the connections between changing social, economic, and environmental factors and the implications for ecologically sustainable economic development policies.

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Evaluation Program

We provide rigorous program evaluation, applied research, and evaluation technical assistance and training that address the needs and challenges of families and communities and the organizations that serve them.

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Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice

Master of Arts in Development Policy and Practice imageThe Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice is a program that prepares individuals for advanced policy- and practice-oriented work in sustainable development both in the United States and in developing countries. The program has two pathways to complete the master's degree: a 14-month pathway and a 24-month pathway.

Go to the Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice website.

NH Listens

NH Listens

Bringing people together for engaged conversations and informed community solutions

Our work:

  • Create engaged community conversations on local and statewide issues
  • Foster the development of local Listens groups
  • Cultivate a network of facilitators for public engagement and action
Go to the NH Listens website

Stonyfield Entrepreneurship Institute

Stonyfield Entrepreneurship Institute imageThe Carsey Institute and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire are proud to present the 2014 Stonyfield Entrepreneurship Institute, a "boot camp" for community-minded entrepreneurs.

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Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program

Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program imageFounded in 1999 as the Microenterprise Development Institute, the Carsey Institute’s Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program (SMDP) provides training...

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Tracking Changes in the North Country

Tracking Changes in the North Country image

The Carsey Institute is working with the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to conduct three research projects designed to examine the attitudes and experiences of Coös County residents as the region is challenged following the closing of area paper mills.

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