Recent Interviews and Media Appearances

Rhode Island Public Television, Story in the Public Square, Interview with Jim Ludes, Providence (coming September, 2017)

New Books Network, Interview with Sarah Patterson (September 25, 2017)

Interview with Gwynne Watkins, “Perpetuating the Poverty Myth: How Hollywood Gives Us the Wrong Ideas about Poor People.” Yahoo Movies (August 21, 2017)

New Hampshire Public Radio, All Things Considered/The Bookshelf, Interview with Peter Biello, Concord (August 18, 2018)

Center for American Progress, Off-Kilter Podcast, Interview with Rebecca Vallas, Washington, D.C. (July 29, 2017)

Poverty in Culture and the Culture of Poverty: Representations of Poor and Homeless Americans in Film.” Talk at Harvard Humanist Hub, Cambridge, MA (July 16, 2017)

Quoted in Maia Szalavitz, “Why Do We Think Poor People are Poor Because of their Own Bad Choices?” The Guardian (July 5, 2017)

“Living Poor in Trump’s America: Myths, Realities, and Opportunities for Change.” Keynote Address, Annual Symposium of the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Harrisburg, PA (June 20, 2017)

Quoted in Lorraine Boissoneault, “The Myth of Professional Beggars Spawned Today’s Enduring Stereotypes,” Smithsonian.com (March 30, 2017)

Wisconsin Public Radio, Central Time, Interview with Veronica Rueckert, Madison (March 14, 2017)