Working Groups

Each academic year, I-CSI brings together a cohort of scholars from various disciplines that work collectively to generate bold, agenda-setting ideas and frameworks. Their charge is to explore the dynamics of an emerging or persistent aspect of inequality in a collaborative spirit that begins new conversations or changes old ones.



Toward an Urban Reconstruction in the Aftermath of Flint and Ferguson

The motivation for this working group is to transform the landscape of ideas and push the boundaries of political action as our nation’s urban communities continue to battle the policy failures of recent decades.

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Deconstructing Ferguson: How Social Institutions, Policy, and Law Shape American Civic Identity and Experience

In this multi-disciplinary endeavor, two dozen experts explored how state institutions foster identity, inequality, and membership using Ferguson as a case study.

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