Ivan Allen College Scholars Participate in Atlanta Studies Symposium

Posted May 15, 2023

The School of History and Sociology and the School of Public Policy were co-sponsors of the 10th annual Atlanta Studies Symposium held May 11, 2023, at the Historic Academy of Medicine. Brian An, assistant professor in the School of Public Policy, also co-chaired the event.

Ivan Allen College participants in the event included Hans Klein, professor in the School of Public Policy, who took part in a roundtable discussion on the Atlanta Beltline rail proposal and later delivered a presentation on the topic. 

Allen Hyde, assistant professor in the School of History and Sociology, presented on “Serve-Learn-Sustain Youth Participatory Action Research Pilot Program: Lessons Learned for Future Opportunities.” 

In addition to helping organize the event, An gave a presentation titled, “Who Owns Urban America? Identifying Property Owners and Analyzing the Impact of Ownership Scale on Code Violations.” 

Recent Public Policy graduate Jenny Moody closed the conference by presenting research she and other students conducted on commercial property tax inequities in Atlanta. 

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The 10th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium featured three Ivan Allen College faculty members and a recent graduate.

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