Philip V. McHarris is a writer and PhD candidate in Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University. His research focuses on race, housing, policing, and mass incarceration, and draws on both qualitative and quantitative methods. Philip’s dissertation, High Rise, focuses on the everyday experiences of residents in a Brooklyn housing project and the strategies that they employ to navigate concerns surrounding safety, policing, and cycles of poverty. He received his B.A. in sociology from Boston College and is currently based in the New York City area.
New York Times: “No More Money for the Police“
Washington Post: “Why does the Minneapolis police department look like a military unit?”