• About Harold

    Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. An expert on the intersection of poverty policy and public health, he has served on three expert committees appointed by the National Academy of Sciences. His recent peer-review research has appeared in American Journal of Public Health, JAMAHealth Economics, and many other peer-review publications. His print and internet journalism has appeared in the Washington PostNew Republic, the New York TimesAmerican Prospect, and many other publications. Co-director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab, his current research examines policy and clinical interventions to reduce violence and to address substance use disorders.