Pauline Lipman is Professor of Policy Studies in the College of Education, University of Illinois-Chicago. Her research focuses on race and class inequality in schools, globalization and urban development, and the political economy and cultural politics of race in urban education. She is the author of Race, Class, and Power in School Restructuring and Inequality, Globalization, and Urban School Reform, among other books. Lipman studies the relationship of school policy to neoliberal urban development in Chicago. She is also a founder and active member of Chicago-area Teachers for Social Justice. This talk is sponsored by the Henkels Grant Lecture Series as well as the Education, Schooling, and Society academic minor. The event is free and open to the public.