Robert J. Sampson

Harvard University

Sampson will write a book and several articles that advance three interrelated projects examining how the structure of communities, especially leadership, influences community trust and functioning; how living in or near mixed-income communities is related to individual outcomes, such as economic well-being; and how participation in civic activities has changed over time.


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