Eva Rosen is the author of The Voucher Promise: “Section 8” Housing and the Fate of an American Neighborhood, a look at the Housing Choice Voucher Program and how it shapes the lives of families living in a Baltimore neighborhood called Park Heights.
She is Assistant Professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Her research is focused on social inequality in the urban context. In particular, she studies the intersection between poverty and American housing policy. Her current work examines low-income housing and the role that landlords play in four urban housing markets. Another ongoing project maps eviction trends in the District of Columbia with sociology professor Brian McCabe.
Eva was recently named one of APPAM’s outstanding early career scholars, and received their 40 for 40 fellowship. She is a member of the Scholar Strategy Network, and has published papers in a variety of journals. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, HUD, The Meyer Foundation, and The Harvard Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy, among others.