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Lois Quinn, Senior Scientist
Employment and Training Institute

Quinn Office: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
School of Continuing Education
161 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2602
Phone: 414-227-3380
Email: lquinn@uwm.edu
Website: www.eti.uwm.edu

Degrees:
B.A., Political Science, Marquette University
M.S., Urban Studies, UW-Milwaukee
Ph.D., Urban Studies, UW-Milwaukee

Research Interests:
Workforce training needs, measuring job openings, barriers to employment for lower-income workers, assets of central city neighborhoods, racial discrimination in employment, community indicators, purchasing power measures, urban public policy, women in poverty.

Selected Publications:
Wisconsin "Failure to Pay Forfeitures" Driver's License Suspensions, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2014.

Wisconsin's Mass Incarceration of African American Men, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2013.

Who's Building Milwaukee? Race/Ethnicity of Employees in the Largest Construction Firms in the Milwaukee Area, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2013.

Third Year Evaluation of the Center for Driver's License Recovery & Employability, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2010.

Survey of Job Openings in the 7 Counties of Southeastern Wisconsin: Week of May 25, 2009, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2009.

Indicators of Need in Milwaukee's Poorest Neighborhood, ZIP Code 53206, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute, 2007.

"Politics Versus Research in Social Policy," Social Science Review, December 1994 (with Robert McGill).

Awards
Friend of the Friendless Award, Wisconsin Community Services

Community Service Award, NAACP Milwaukee Branch.

MANDI (Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovations) Trail Blazer Award.

Scott Greer Postgraduate Achievement in Advancing Understanding of Urban Social Institutions.

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