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Bisola Falola

Researcher, UT Austin

Bisola Falola, Ph.D., is a researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, with expertise in urban inequality and social mobility, especially for young people.

Latest Columns

A better place to build a wall

For President Trump, improving the security of Americans lies in bolstering a defense system that is “stretched far too thin.” This affirms a Republican ethos on safety and security and yet we know, from years of work in economically distressed communities, that these cuts target the very security systems — social, educational, emotional and health — that children rely upon to survive and thrive.