Agustina Laurito

Assistant Professor

Department of Public Administration
University of Illinois Chicago

Agustina Laurito

Agustina Laurito is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). Her research interests are at the intersection of social, education, and health policy. Among her current projects, she studies food assistance programs, the effect of neighborhood crime on children, how racial and ethnic disparities in homeownership affect educational achievement, and more recently the effect of the opioid crisis on children and families. She is also interested in immigration and studies how the outcomes of immigrants are affected by home country events.

For the Spring 2022 IRP Visiting Poverty Scholars Program she chose to visit the Center for Poverty and Inequality at the University of California, Davis.

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