Clotfelter Receives 2011 Spencer Foundation Award

Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics and Law, has been selected by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) as the recipient of the 2011 Spencer Foundation Award. The Spencer Foundation Award recognizes noteworthy contributions through research and analysis in the field of education policy and management. As recipient of the award Clotfelter will deliver a lecture at the APPAM Fall Research Conference in November.

Clotfelter's most recent publications are After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Segregation, a study of school desegregation during the past 50 years, and his latest book, Big-Time Sports in American Universities,a study of commercial sports in universities.