Sanford Schram



I teach at Hunter College, CUNY, in the Political Science Department and the Public Policy Program at Roosevelt House.


My research and scholarship are focused on the politics of welfare and poverty. My work is interdisciplinary, if primarily located in Political Science, Sociology, Public Affairs, Social Work and related disciplines especially as it relates to issues of social welfare policy, poverty studies, race, gender and class relations (subaltern studies). In Political Science my work bridges the sub-fields of Public Policy, American Politics, Political Behavior, Race and Ethnic Politics, Gender Politics, Contemporary Political Theory, and Political Economy.


Courses (Fall 2015):

PUBPOL 100 Introduction to Public Policy MTh 9:45-11:00 am

POLSC 317.27 Power and Democracy in the U.S MTh 1:10-2:25 pm

POLSC 317.74 Politics of Criminalization MW 4:10-5:25 pm


Office: 1721 HW

Hours: MWTh 11:30 am-12:30 pm and by appointment


Phone: 610-772-5108 (cell), 212-772-5682 (office)





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