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  • Robert von Mahs

    Associate Professor of Urban Studies; Chair, and Departmental Faculty Advisor for Urban Studies

    Email
    freiherr@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Robert von Mahs

    Profile

    Dr. von Mahs joined the New School in 2005. He received a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. His research and teaching interests include poverty and homelessness, comparative social policy analyses, globalization processes, social control and the criminalization of the poor, social movements, and ethnography. Dr. von Mahs has been awarded grants from the German Marshall Fund, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, and the Fulbright Commission. Prior to coming to the New School he taught at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.


    Current Courses

    Beyond the War on Drugs

    Ind Senior Project (Spring 2021)

    Independent Senior Project (Spring 2021)

    Independent Study (Spring 2021)

    Internship (Spring 2021)

    Senior Seminar Fall

    Urban Worlds (Spring 2021)

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