* Direct all correspondence to: David Reingold, Associate Professor, Indiana University, School of Public & Environmental Affairs, 1315 E. 10th Street, Rm. 410, Bloomington, Indiana 47405. Reingold@indiana.edu.
David Reingold is Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Bloomington and Director of Public Affairs and Public Policy Doctoral Programs. His teaching and research areas include urban poverty, social policy, civil society, and government performance. His research has appeared in numerous social science journals, including The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Urban Studies, the Journal of Urban Affairs, and Housing Studies, among others. From 2002 to 2004, he was Director of Research and Policy Development at the Corporation for National and Community Service, a member of the White House Task Force for Disadvantaged Youth and Chairman of the Task Force’s Research, Accountability and Performance Committee. A former Housing Commissioner and Vice-Chairman of the Bloomington Housing Authority Board, he is currently the Chairman of the Indiana Commission on Service and Volunteerism and a board member of the South Central Community Action Program in southern Indiana. He has served on expert panels for the National Academy of Public Administration and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is an elected member the Association for Public Policy and Management’s Policy Council, and is the Managing Editor and Co-Editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Urban Affairs. Professor Reingold received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago in 1996.
Angela Fertig is an assistant professor in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia in Athens, with a joint appointment in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Prior to her current appointment, she was an assistant professor of economics at Indiana University in Bloomington and a post-doctoral research fellow at Princeton University. Her research focuses on issues related to families and health. Current projects include studying prenatal smoking and alcohol exposure, childhood obesity, child support enforcement policies, domestic violence, Medicaid take-up, public housing, and homelessness. Professor Fertig received her Ph.D. in economics from Brown University in 2001.