Gwen Prowse

ISPS 
Graduate Student

Gwen Prowse

Title 
Graduate Student, Political Science & African American Studies

Gwen is a joint doctoral student in political science and African American studies at Yale.  Her research focuses on historical and contemporary issues of urban inequality in general, and for Black people in particular.  She uses a mixed methods approach to investigate how these inequalities affect political behavior.  Prior to coming to Yale, Gwen worked in education and community development, both as a high school teacher and instructional coach in southeastern Arkansas and Delaware.  She received her BA in urban planning and public policy from Rutgers University.