EVE L. EWING
Dr. Eve Louise Ewing is a writer and scholar from Chicago. She is the author of two books, the widely lauded Electric Arches and the forthcoming book, Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and the School Closings on Chicago's South Side. Her research is focused on racism, social inequality, and urban policy, and the impact of these forces on American public schools and the lives of young people.
She is a Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago; in 2018, she will begin as Assistant Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. Eve's work has been published in many venues, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post. She often uses public platforms to discuss these social issues, particularly Twitter, where she is a well-recognized commentator with 140,000 followers and 50 million views each month. She also co-directs Crescendo Literary, a partnership that develops community-engaged arts events and educational resources.