Joel Handler 
Richard C. Maxwell Professor of Law and Public Policy
Research Focus: Poverty issues in law and administration; the structure and operation of welfare programs; client-agency relationships in education, health care, and other areas; welfare reform.
Allen J. Scott 
Professor of Public Policy and Geography
Director, Center for Globalization and Policy Research 
Research Focus: Industrialization; urbanization; regional development; relationships between industrial organization, technology, local labor markets, and location.
Michael A. Stoll 
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning
Acting Director, Center for the Study of Urban Poverty 
Research Focus: Interplay of race/ethnicity, urban poverty and labor markets, and urban economic development strategies