L-R: Samuel L. Myers Jr., Trevon D. Logan
The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) has published a special issue, edited by current RSF visiting scholar Samuel L. Myers Jr. (University of Minnesota) and Trevon D. Logan (Ohio State University), who will be an RSF visiting scholar during the 2022-2023 academic year. The issue, a symposium on race and economic literature, features contributions from eminent economists including William A. Darity Jr. (Duke University), Darrick Hamilton (The New School), Bradley Hardy (Georgetown University), and Damon Jones (University of Chicago), along with contributions from a number of other scholars who have received RSF support for their research.
William A. Darity was a visiting scholar during the 2015-2016 academic year. He is a contributor to multipleRSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences issues, including “Plessy v. Ferguson and the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’ After 125 Years.” He is also a contributing author to multiple RSF books including Prosperity for All? and An American Dilemma Revisited. Darrick Hamilton is a contributor to several RSF journal issues “Plessy v. Ferguson and the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’ After 125 Years,” “The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report,” and “Anti-poverty Policy Initiatives for the United States.” Bradley Hardy is a contributor to RSF journal issue “The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report” and was a visiting scholar during the 2018-2019 academic year. Damon Jones is an RSF research grant recipient. Trevon Logan was an inaugural RSF-Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant Competition mentor and is an RSF research grant recipient. Samuel L. Myers Jr. is co-editor of RSF journal issues “Plessy v. Ferguson and the Legacy of ‘Separate but Equal’ After 125 Years” and “The Fiftieth Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report.” His is a contributing author to RSF volumes Prosperity for All? and The Decline in Marriage Among African Americans.