Featured Alumna

Mehrsa Baradaran ’05
Associate Professor of Law, University of Georgia Law

In the late 19th century, photojournalist Jacob Riis published How the Other Half Lives, drawing attention to conditions of poverty in the tenements of New York City’s Lower East Side. Mehrsa Baradaran ’05, associate professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, took inspiration from Riis’s work in her new book, How the Other Half Banks, which looks at how unequal credit contributes to the problem of inequality in the United States.

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